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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...

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Cuba will not return to the Organization of American States (OAS), says President Raul Castro in a show of solidarity with Venezuela. OAS Secretary General...

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Lufthansa has announced that it will suspend flights to Venezuela from June 18 due to economic difficulties in the country. The German airline also said...

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Coca-Cola has been forced to stop producing soft drinks in Venezuela amid an escalating food and energy shortage. The company said that sugar suppliers in...

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Turrialba volcano has erupted in central Costa Rica, spewing smoke and ash up to 9,840ft into the air. Hundreds of people have been hospitalized, complaining...

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Mexico has authorized the extradition of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the US to face charges including smuggling and murder. El Chapo Guzman’s...

Venezuela's Supreme Court has rejected Henrique Capriles’ appeal against April's contested presidential election result

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The leader of Venezuela’s opposition, Henrique Capriles, has urged the army to choose whether it is "with the constitution or with Maduro", after...

Nicolas Maduro has announced that three air force generals have been arrested for plotting an uprising against his government

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Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro won't be ousted by a referendum because there will be no referendum, Vice-President Aristobulo Isturiz has said. Two weeks ago, opposition...

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In a speech to supporters in Venezuela’s capital Caracas, President Nicolas Maduro has threatened the seizure of factories that have stopped production, and the...

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Brazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff has condemned the move to impeach her as a "coup" and a "farce", denying she has committed any crimes. Dilma...