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Venezuela’s capital has been paralyzed for eight hours by a bus drivers strike. They blocked the streets with their vehicles to protest against the country's...

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Brazil's ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will be tried for corruption and money laundering over an alleged scheme at the state oil company,...

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Puerto Rico beauty queen Kristhielee Caride has lost her bid to reclaim her tiara taken from her for poor behavior. Kristhielee Caride had violated the...

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Brazil’s Congress has expelled ex-Speaker Eduardo Cunha after he denied having millions of dollars hidden in Swiss bank accounts. Information from Swiss authorities proved the...

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Mexican authorities are on high alert as Hurricane Newton is heading north-west towards the southern end of the Baja California peninsula with winds of...

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Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators took part in rival marches in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas. Anti-government protesters called for President Nicolas Maduro's removal. Opposition blames Nicolas...

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Donald Trump has defended his call for a wall on the Mexican border, during his visit to meet President Enrique Pena Nieto. The GOP nominee...

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Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff has been removed from office for manipulating the budget after Senators’ impeachment vote. The Senate’s vote puts an end to the...

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JetBlue Flight 387 has become the first US commercial flight to land in Cuba after more than half a century. The plane had 150 passengers,...

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The UN has admitted it played a role in an outbreak of cholera in Haiti in 2010 that has since killed about 10,000 people...

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El Chapo Guzman’s son, Jesus Alfredo Guzman, has been kidnapped in a Mexico’s Pacific coast city on August 15. The son of the Mexican drug...

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Cuba’s ex President Fidel Castro has made a rare public appearance at an event to mark his 90th birthday on Saturday, August 13. Fidel Castro...

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Venezuela and Colombia have reopened their common border after nearly a year. Thousands of Venezuelans began crossing into Colombia in the early hours of August...

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The 90th birthday of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro has been marked by a veteran cigar maker with what is believed to be the...

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Brazilian plastic surgeon Ivo Pitanguy has died at the age of 90, just one day after passing the Olympic torch for the Rio Games. Ivo...

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Hurricane Earl makes landfall in Belize, in Central America, the US National Hurricane Center has announced. Earl now has speeds of up to 80mph, with...

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Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega Saavedra has named First Lady Rosario Murillo as his running mate and candidate for vice-president as he seeks re-election for...

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The first step in Venezuela’s opposition campaign to recall President Nicolas Maduro has been approved, the national election council has announced. The council said the...

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Brazil’s ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is to go on trial for obstruction of justice in a case related to the scandal at...

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The extradition of Mexican cartel boss Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the US has been temporarily halted after his lawyers filed appeals. Mexico agreed to...

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The first voyage through the newly-enlarged Panama Canal has been made by a giant Chinese container ship. The vessel was greeted with fireworks and cheers...

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Venezuela’s opposition has validated enough signatures on a petition to move to the next stage in a process to remove President Nicolas Maduro in...

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According to Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, a referendum the opposition is trying to recall him will not take place this year. There was no time...

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1.3 million Venezuelans who signed a petition for a referendum to oust President Nicolas Maduro will need to turn up at regional electoral offices...

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Pedro Pablo Kuczynski appears to have won the majority in Peru's cliff-hanger presidential election after all were counted. According to the electoral commission, economist Pedo...