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The opposition sat down with President Nicolás Maduro in Vatican-led talks, leading to much criticism from observers. But there is a chance the move could lead to a peaceful resolution.
Colombia's revised peace accord glided through Congress on Nov. 30, nearly two months after the initial version was rejected in a plebiscite. How important are the changes, and what chance of success?
Having assumed the presidency in May following the impeachment of his predecessor, Michel Temer has made some inroads into his reform agenda, but the political storm assailing his government poses a growing threat.
El Caballo, as Cubans knew him, became an international icon through his support to liberationist causes across the developing world.
The region's leaders were generally guarded, the press a little more vocal. Beneath it all swirls uncertainty as to what a Trump presidency will actually look like.
The Marxist rebels are on the verge of entering Colombia's electoral arena, but much work lies ahead in building a viable political party.
Convicted opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez was allowed only one witness in a trial for inciting violence. Government witnesses numbered nearly 100.
The satirical play, running for six weeks in Mexico City, takes the GOP presidential candidate to task for his anti-Mexican and anti-Hispanic comments.
The Mexican government had touted the effectiveness of its security initiatives. But homicides have climbed since January, with a particularly sharp spike in Mexico City.
As Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro closed a major border crossing Monday, human rights groups are concerned with Colombians relying on smuggled goods and the indigenous community that recognize international divisions.
Amid a widening corruption scandal, Guatemalan lawmakers voted Tuesday to rescind President Otta Perez Molina's immunity from prosecution, opening him up to criminal charges.
'Cartel Land' and 'Kingdom of Shadows' reveal a complex world of crime – and justice.
A newly relocated American learns when to climb out a window to get to a meeting on time, among other lessons.
Cuban President Raúl Castro has joined the growing ranks of world leaders inspired by Pope Francis's message of compassion and humility.
In 2009, then-President Zelaya was ousted by politicians and military officials who believed he was trying to change the Constitution to hold on to power. Now, the Constitutional Court, which is friendly to the ruling party, has made reelection legal.
In 2003, the opposition signed a petition to recall Chávez, but many later faced government repercussions. Now, a similar idea has been proposed for Venezuelans who don't sign a petition against US sanctions - and people are falling in line.
A video made by high school seniors in Mexico City has become an embarrassment for their school and reminded Mexicans of how the high and mighty act.
The revelation that some DEA agents partied with criminal groups for fun could undermine the US's role in fighting organized crime.
Slavery ended almost 127 years ago in Brazil. Rio de Janeiro is working to create a new memorial that goes beyond the expected, emphasizing connections between the African continent and Brazil.
From abolishing a law that allows suspects to be held for 80 days without formal charges to improving medical exams on suspected victims of torture, the UN urges Mexico to combat 'disturbing' levels of impunity around torture.
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