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Venezuela has launched the "Petro" cryptocurrency in an attempt to bypass tough economic sanctions imposed by the United States. Petro is intended to bolster Venezuela's...

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Fidel Castro’s son, Fidel Ángel Castro Díaz-Balart, has killed himself in Havana, according to Cuban state media. The 68-year-old was found on February 1 and...

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Venezuela's Constituent Assembly has ordered fresh presidential elections before the end of April. President Nicolas Maduro told thousands of his supporters at a rally that...

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A highway bridge under construction in Colombia has collapsed, killing at least 9 workers and injuring 5 others. The bridge in Chirajara was to be...

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A 7.1-magnitude earthquake has hit the south-western Peru's Pacific coast killing at least one person and injuring at least 65, as buildings collapsed. The tremor...

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Brazil has expelled Venezuela's charge d’affaires Gerardo Delgado. It came days after Venezuela's decision to expel the Brazilian ambassador to Caracas, Ruy Pereira. Venezuela said Brazil...

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Peru’s former President Alberto Fujimori has been pardoned by current President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski on health grounds in a move that has prompted angry...

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Brazilian Ambassador to Caracas Ruy Pereira and Canadian charge d'affaires Craig Kowalik have been expelled by Venezuela’s powerful Constituent Assembly. The move was announced by...

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Venezuela's main opposition parties are banned from taking part in 2018 presidential election, President Nicolas Maduro has announced. The president said only parties which took...

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Mexico has created a huge marine park around a group of islands home to hundreds of species including rays, whales and sea turtles. The Revillagigedo...

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Cuba denies the existence of any sonic attack against US embassy staff in Havana and says the claims are a "political manipulation" aimed at...

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Henrique Capriles, one of Venezuela's opposition leading members, has announced he was leaving the coalition. The former presidential candidate said the move was in protest...

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According to Venezuela’s electoral authority, the governing Socialist Party has won 17 of 23 state governorships in a crushing victory. Socialist President Nicolás Maduro hailed...

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Argentine Airlines is the latest carrier to suspend flights to Venezuela. The carrier said it had concerns over security in Venezuela because of increasing criminal...

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At least 22 people have been killed in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Honduras as Tropical Storm Nate moves north towards the US. A state of...

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More than half of the people working for the US embassy in Cuba have been withdrawn in response to mysterious attacks which left its...

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Hurricane Maria has left without power to the entire island of Puerto Rico, home to 3.5 million people, emergency officials have said. Abner Gómez, head...

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At least 26 people, including 21 children, died at a primary school which collapsed in Mexico City during September 19 earthquake, the Mexican government...

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Hurricane Maria takes aim at Caribbean Islands devastated by Hurricane Irma just days ago. Maria, now a category one hurricane, is expected to become a...

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Hurricane Irma has hit Cuba with strong winds and heavy rain after devastating several Caribbean islands. The monster storm made landfall on the Camaguey Archipelago,...

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A powerful earthquake has struck off Mexico’s southern coast killing at least six people. The 8.1-magnitude tremor was described by Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto...

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At least nine people died after Hurricane Irma hit Caribbean causing widespread destruction and reducing buildings to rubble. The small island of Barbuda is said...

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Residents in the Caribbean islands have made last-minute preparations for Hurricane Irma, the most powerful Atlantic storm in a decade, with officials warning of...

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Hurricane Irma has been upgraded to a category 5, making it "extremely dangerous" as it crosses the Caribbean. Category 5 is the highest category for...

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According to US officials, a suspected acoustic attack on US embassy staff in Cuba was reported as recently as last month. It was originally thought...