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Maria Elena Medina, director of the National Institute of Psychiatry, speaks about the patent of a new vaccine that could reduce addiction to heroin, during a news conference at the institute in Mexico City

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A group of Mexican researchers is working on a vaccine that could reduce addiction to one of the world's most notorious narcotics: heroin. If all...

Argentine officials confirms 49 people have been killed and at least 600 injured in the worst train crash in the country in the last 40 years

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Argentine officials confirms 49 people have been killed and at least 600 injured in the worst train crash in the country in the last...

At least 340 people have been injured in a commuter train crash at a station in Buenos Aires, Argentina

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At least 340 people have been injured in a commuter train crash at a station in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The train is reported to have...

At least 38 inmates have died in Apodaca prison riot in northern Mexico

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At least 38 inmates have died in Apodaca prison riot in northern Mexico. Security officials said the inmates had either forced or bribed a number...

Cordao do Bola Preta parade, one of Rio de Janeiro's oldest and most popular carnival street parties has attracted a record 2.2 million revelers

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Cordao do Bola Preta parade, one of Rio de Janeiro's oldest and most popular carnival street parties has attracted a record 2.2 million revelers,...

At least 272 prisoners have been killed in a massive fire that has swept through a jail in Comayagua in central Honduras

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At least 272 prisoners have been killed in a massive fire that has swept through a jail in Comayagua, in central Honduras, according to...

“Guerrilla of Time” is almost 1,000 pages long and relates Fidel castro’s childhood and rise to power in the Cuban Revolution

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Fidel Castro, the former Cuban president has made a rare public appearance to launch his memoirs. The book, “Guerrilla of Time”, is almost 1,000 pages...

The Mashco-Piro is one of around just 100 known uncontacted tribes and its members live a traditional life in the Peruvian forests and have little or no outside contact with the world

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The incredible pictures of an isolated Amazon tribe are the most detailed ever recorded of a previously uncontacted Indian tribe in the remote forests...

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An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 hit Peru's central coastline, the US Geological Survey (USGS) says. The quake hit just after midnight (05:00...

Streets in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, have been filled with masonry and cars have been covered with debris after two buildings - one nearly 20 storeys high - have collapsed in the city

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Streets in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, have been filled with masonry and cars have been covered with debris after two buildings - one nearly...

Around 100 left-wing activists have protested by burning Union flags outside the British embassy in Buenos Aires on Friday to demand Argentina break off diplomatic relations with the UK over the Falkland Islands dispute

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Around 100 left-wing activists have protested by burning Union flags outside the British embassy in Buenos Aires on Friday to demand Argentina break off diplomatic...

FIFA has insisted beer must be sold at all venues hosting matches in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil

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Football's world governing body, FIFA, has insisted beer must be sold at all venues hosting matches in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. FIFA General...

Brazilian police today confirmed they had begun an investigation and carried out a search of the studios in Rio de Janeiro, where Big Brother show is being filmed

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A housemate on Brazil's Big Brother reality show has been raped live on TV, it has been alleged. Brazilian police today confirmed they had begun...

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The US State Department has declared Livia Acosta Noguera, Venezuela's consul general in Miami, persona non grata and says she must leave the country...

Baluarte Bicentennial Bridge is 403 meters or 1,322 feet tall and connects between the northwestern states of Sinaloa and Durango in the Sierra Madre Occidental mountains

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Baluarte Bicentennial Bridge, the world's tallest suspension bridge, was opened in Mexico Thursday, spanning a ravine higher than New York's Empire State building and...

A shocking video captures the moment a double-decker bus plunged off a cliff on Camino de la Muerte, the world's most dangerous road, in Bolivia

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A shocking video captures the moment a double-decker bus plunged off a cliff on Camino de la Muerte, the world's most dangerous road, in...

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A Fox Christmas special poll on whether Jesus Christ was killed by Jews was posted on a promoting Facebook page by a network's employee last...

The 14-year-old girl starts out with a shy smile to the camera, and an awkward grimace as she waits for the music to start

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A girl whose video is trending on YouTube has incredible control over her facial features – and in particular, her eyebrows. Though unsuspecting at first,...

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At least 13 people have been killed and another 13 were injured after a petrol tanker crashed bursting into flames and engulfing seven cars...

In a tribute to the religious celebrations at Christmas, Maria de Nazare has decided to call her two-heads baby Emanoel and Jesus

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Maria de Nazare from Brazil has given birth to a baby with two heads, as she had initially expected twins. Maria de Nazare, 25, gave...

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A 6.5 magnitude earthquake shook Mexico on Saturday killing at least two people and knocking out power in the capital. The quake, which struck the...

An amateur cameraman has captured the strange moment Joao Leite Dos Santos, a drunk zoo visitor jumped into a monkey enclosure to "play with them", and ended up with severe bite marks after the animals attacked

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An amateur cameraman has captured the strange moment Joao Leite Dos Santos, a drunk zoo visitor jumped into a monkey enclosure to "play with...

The US Major League baseball player, Wilson Ramos, who was kidnapped by armed men, has been found alive

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The US Major League baseball player, Wilson Ramos, who was kidnapped by armed men, has been found alive, according to Venezuela's government officials. According to...

A ten-year-old girl from Mexico gave birth to a baby boy

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A ten-year-old girl from Mexico gave birth to a baby boy, according to reports. The girl arrived at a hospital in the city of Puebla,...

A police officer in Acapulco stands next to the sack containing five severed heads which has been placed in a small wooden crate

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Police have found five severed heads stuffed in a sack outside a primary school in the Pacific coast resort of Acapulco, in Mexico. The macabre...