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Venezuela’s stores will halve their work hours to four a day in order to comply with the government’s energy rationing rules. According to ministers, a...

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Haitian President Michel Martelly has left office at the end of his term amid tension over how he is to be replaced. No successor has...

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The Zika pregnancy cases have doubled in Colombia in just one week, officials said. According to Colombia's National Health Institute, almost 2,000 pregnant women now...

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Between three and four million people could be infected with Zika virus in the Americas in 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) predicts. Most will...

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Brazil will deploy 220,000 troops in its fight against mosquitoes spreading the Zika virus. The troops will go from home to home handing out leaflets...

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that Zika virus is likely to spread across nearly all of the Americas. The Zika virus, which causes...

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The widow of American billionaire Douglas Tompkins has begun talks with Chilean President Michelle Bachelet over the donation of a vast nature reserve in...

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Authorities in Rio de Janeiro have announced plans to prevent the spread of the Zika virus during the Olympic Games later this year. Zika outbreak...

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Officials in Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador and Jamaica have warned women to avoid pregnancy amid concerns over an illness causing severe birth defects. The four...

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Mexican regional politician Lucero Guadalupe Sanchez Lopez is being questioned by police about her alleged links to recently recaptured drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo"...

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According to new figures, more Brazilian babies were born with abnormally small heads to mothers infected with the Zika virus. There have been 3,893 cases...

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Venezuela has declared a 60-day economic emergency as the country deals with its worsening crisis. President Nicolas Maduro will govern by decree for two months. The...

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Former comedian Jimmy Morales has been inaugurated as Guatemala's new president. Jimmy Morales was elected in October after huge anti-corruption demonstrations that led to the...

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Atlantic storm Alex has become a hurricane, the first in January in the region since 1938. The US National Hurricane Centre (NHC) said the sub-tropical...

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Sean Penn interviewed Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman at a secret location soon after his jail break. The interview, conducted in October in...

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Mexico will begin the process of extraditing recaptured drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States, the Mexican attorney general’s office has...

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A huge manhunt is under way in Argentina as only one of three fugitives convicted of a triple murder has been captured; police say...

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Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been sent back to the maximum-security prison he escaped from six months ago after his recapture on January 8. The...

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Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been recaptured by Mexican authorities, six months after he escaped from a maximum-security jail. Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto tweeted:...

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Temixco Mayor Gisela Mota has been shot dead on her second day in office in the Mexican city. Gisela Mota was killed at her home...

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Argentine activist Maria Isabel Mariani, known as Chicha ,who spent nearly half of her life looking for her missing granddaughter will need to resume...

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Panama's Supreme Court on December 21 has ordered the provisional detention of former President Ricardo Martinelli, who governed the country from 2009 to 2014. Ricardo...

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Mining giants BHP Billiton and Vale’s assets in Brazil have been blocked by a federal judge over the deadly collapse of a dam. The joint-venture...

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Brazil’s Finance Minister Joaquim Levy has resigned as Latin America's largest economy struggles to recover from recession. Joaquim Levy has decided to leave after disagreements...

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Argentina’s government has announced a relaxation of currency controls. According to experts, the move is likely to weaken the local currency, peso. President Mauricio Macri hopes...