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According to new reports, the pilot of a charter plane that crashed in Colombia on November 28 had been warned before taking off from...

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The plane carrying Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense, which crashed in Colombia killing most of the passengers, had run out of fuel, according to a...

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The late Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro has been honored with a mass rally in Havana’s Revolution Square. The gathering began with the national anthem...

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A chartered plane carrying 81 people, including top Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense, has crashed on its approach to Medellin, Colombia, officials say. Reports say there...

Ladies in White members were detained during a protest march in Cuba

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Cuba's dissident group The Ladies in White has called off its traditional protest for the first time in 13 years following Fidel Castro’s death. The...

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Cuba has declared nine days of national mourning following the death of former President and leader of communist revolution Fidel Castro on November 25. Cubans...

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Fidel Castro has died at the age of 90, his brother, Cuban President Raul Castro, has announced in an unexpected late night broadcast on...

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Brazilian President Michel Temer has been accused of corruption after he allegedly pressured former Culture Minister Marcelo Calero to engage in corrupt practices. Marcelo Calero,...

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Caribbean storm Otto has been upgraded to a hurricane and is threatening Costa Rica and southern Nicaragua, forecasters say. Forecasters warned that Hurricane Otto may...

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At least 40 demonstrators stormed Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies demanding a military coup. The protesters scuffled with guards and took over the podium as a...

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Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has ruled out holding early elections amid calls from opposition groups for him to resign. In a TV address, Nicolas Maduro...

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Mexican government says it is willing to discuss the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with President-elect Donald Trump. The NAFTA came into effect between...

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Passengers found a live snake during a flight between Torreón and Mexico City. A massive snake dropped from the overhead compartment and scared the living daylights...

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Venezuela's parliament has delayed the symbolic trial of President Nicolas Maduro, which was due to take place on November 1. Henry Ramos Allup, the speaker...

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Venezuela’s opposition parties and the government are meeting for the first time this year to try to resolve the country's deep political crisis. President Nicolas...

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Venezuela’s opposition leaders have staged a general strike to push for a referendum on removing President Nicolas Maduro from power. Many stores, businesses and schools...

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In a surprise move, Venezuela opposition and the government are to meet for crisis talks, the Vatican says, after an intervention from Pope Francis. Protests...

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Opponents of the Venezuelan government marched through Caracas after election officials blocked their attempts to hold a recall referendum against President Nicolas Maduro. The wives...

Henrique Capriles has told a crowd of supporters not to feel intimidated and to vote in upcoming local elections

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Leaders of the Venezuelan opposition have accused the government of staging a coup by blocking their drive to hold a referendum on removing President...

A total of 43 students went missing after clashing with police on September 26 in the town of Iguala

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Felipe Flores, the former police chief of Iguala, where 43 students disappeared in 2014, has been detained after two years on the run, Mexican...

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Ecuador has admitted it partly restricted internet access for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is taking refuge at its London embassy. It said Julian Assange...

Elephants are able to differentiate between ethnicities and genders, and can tell an adult from a child

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Brazil has opened Latin America’s elephant sanctuary to provide a home for an estimated 50 circus animals from across the region. The first residents of...

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Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman will be extradited to the United States by February 2017, Mexico's top security official says. However, El Chapo...

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Hurricane Nicole has hit Bermuda, tearing roofs from buildings and uprooting trees, before moving out into the Atlantic Ocean. It had weakened from a Category...

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Hurricane Matthew has strengthened into a Category 4 on October 1, with winds reaching up to 145mph, making its way towards Jamaica, Haiti and...