The protest — against last week's impeachment of left-wing president Dilma Rousseff and her replacement with veteran conservative Michel Temer — reportedly turned violent after police blocked the progress of the marchers.
As the Mexican president prepares to deliver a national address tonight, the question is less about his political future but that of his party
The Chilean government wanted to distribute free condoms to help stop HIV, which is rising in the country, and unwanted pregnancies.
The unconfirmed reports go some way to easing fears of the imminent outbreak of a major war — either within factions of the Sinaloa cartel, or between this group and the rapidly expanding Jalisco New Generation Cartel.
When the government eliminated the bosses of one of the bloodiest cartels, those who were left began fighting — and civilians are paying a high price in blood.
The abduction of one of the kingpin's sons has triggered fears of a violent backlash, with reports suggesting another, more important, son might have been kidnapped as well.
Hugo Rubén Castellanos was found shot dead in a jeep in the state of Sinaloa, where drug cartels have a long history with beauty contests.
The arrests, which targeted the alleged financial structure behind the Mara Salvatrucha gang, also highlighted the lavish lifestyle of the leadership.
Ernesto Fonseca Carrillo, aka Don Neto, was transferred to house arrest. He helped found Mexico's first drug trafficking cartel and is serving a sentence for killing a DEA agent.
The Brazilian navy said that one of the pilots managed to land his plane safely, but the other crashed into the sea. A massive search for the second pilot is ongoing.
The apparently thoughtful dealers included a special warning to 'use longe das crianças', which means 'use away from children'.
With the number of homicides across the country at their highest since 2012, this weekend’s victims included two mayors gunned down.
Renewed cartel violence in the first half of this year pushed up Mexico's murder rate by about 15 percent.
Byron Lima was convicted in 2001 for the murder of a prominent Catholic bishop three years before. While incarcerated he controlled drugs and the black market economy behind bars, allegedly with the support of the country's now disgraced ex-president.
Spectre, the latest Bond film, starts with a spectacular Day of the Dead parade that doesn't exist. Now the government wants to create one to avoid tourists being disappointed.
The Human Rights Watch report claims police are killing nearly two people a day, many of them extrajudicially. Interviews with police detail how they cover up the killings.
The tax on high-calorie snacks came after Mexico overtook the United States as the world’s most obese country and has prompted a fall in consumption concentrated among the poor.
The Jehovah's Witnesses deny they are responsible for flooring stone altars, breaking stone carvings, and leaving offerings in disarray at the highland site used by the Otomi indigenous group.
Accompanied by tranquil elevator music, suited members of a major national business group were keen to show their unprecedented gathering was no ordinary protest.