The march was organized to pressure the country's electoral authorities to call a referendum on President Maduro's future before January 10, which would mean new elections if he lost.
The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, is one of the few remaining remnants of the wave of Marxist-inspired Latin American guerrilla armies that swelled during the Cold War.
The law allowing Jimmy Feigen to give a $10k donation and avoid being prosecuted for lying about being robbed in Rio alongside Ryan Lochte, is just one piece of Brazilian legislation that raises eyebrows.
President Evo Morales said the new academy was Latin America’s answer to the US School of the Americas and its dark history supporting right-wing dictatorships during the Cold War.
Honduras is trying to get El Salvador and Guatemala on board the idea of a tri-national force to fight the gangs. The plan is inspired by the controversial crackdown currently underway in El Salvador.
Hebe de Bonafini — one of the original Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo who defied the military dictatorship in the 1970s — insists she is being targeted because of her constant criticism of President Mauricio Macri.
Eight journalists were killed in Mexico in the first half of this year, according to a report by the freedom of expression group Article 19 that also registered a doubling in the number of non-fatal attacks on the media.
Rosario Murillo’s influence is already seen in the huge metal “trees of life” she had erected around the capital, and her rousing daily messages mixing new age philosophy with the glorification of the 1979 Sandinista Revolution.
The mayor, who allegedly ordered ten people killed at the weekend, had long-rumored ties to the Knights Templar cartel in the drug-war ravaged state of Michoacán.
The barter agreement comes at a time when Venezuela is suffering from acute shortages of basic products amid a major economic and political crisis.
A viral video of an affluent Mexico City driver seen almost running over a cyclist and fighting with a police officer has become the latest example of how social media is exposing the aggressiveness and arrogance of the rich and powerful.
One year on from the declaration of a “gender alert,” things are looking as bad, or even worse, for women in Mexico’s most populated state.
President Nicolás Maduro has signed a decree that allows the labor ministry to order "all workers with enough physical capabilities and technical know-how" to join a government drive to increase food production in the context of severe shortages.
The plans come amid a renewed hike in children and families reaching the US from El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala. They include a deal in which Costa Rica has agreed to act as a kind of holding nation for asylum seekers in urgent need of relocation
The country's health authorities say the population must nevertheless continue protecting itself against contracting the virus that “is here to stay.”
Archeologists have found a huge and complex water system underneath the tomb of the Mayan king Pakal, which is itself beneath the Temple of the Inscriptions in the ruins of Palenque, in southern Mexico.
With just 11 days to go before the Games start, others complaints include leaking pipes, exposed wiring, and dirty floors.
The situation is particularly acute in southern Peru where 55,000 alpacas have died in just one region where even these hardy highland grazers are going hungry and getting sick.
With just over two weeks to go before the start of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, a new poll shows that nearly two thirds of Brazilians think the event will do the country more harm than good.
The government is headed by former members of the FMLN guerrilla group that transformed into a political party at the end of the country’s bloody civil war and went on to win two presidential elections.