Latin America
A search for seven kidnapped youths in the north-central Mexico state of Zacatecas appears to have come to a tragic end.
Two migrants from Honduras and El Salvador have died after trying to board a moving train in Mexico near the Texas border.
Togo’s foreign minister wasn’t having any of it. He talked of a resolve to “fight our own battles” and a refusal to be relegated to the children’s table.
A Mexican mother bravely shielded her son after a bear leapt on a picnic table and devoured the tacos and enchiladas meant for the boy’s birthday dinner, inches from his face.
The U.S. Treasury has sanctioned nine affiliates of Mexico’s Sinaloa cartel, as well as the current leader of Colombia’s powerful Clan del Golfo criminal enterprise.
Nearly all the world’s on stage, and all the men and but 20 women merely players. That’s what a less inspired Shakespeare might have written about this year’s U.N.
As many as a dozen bodies have been found scattered around the northern Mexico industrial hub of Monterrey and its suburbs.
Authorities in the Dominican Republic say they have arrested an immigration agent after he was accused of raping a Haitian woman in a detention cell at the country’s main international airport in the presence of her 4-year-old son.
Indian and Canadian diplomats steered clear of their countries’ row over the killing of a Sikh separatist leader when they addressed the U.N. General Assembly.
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva will undergo hip surgery on Friday and will work from the presidential residence for about three weeks.
Two men in Puerto Rico have pleaded guilty of conspiring to commit a hate crime involving a transgender woman killed more than three years ago.
A nearly decade-long corruption case involving top government officials and attorneys in the Turks and Caicos Islands has ended with a mixed verdict for those accused of bribery, money laundering and other charges.
Five people, including one child, are dead after two private planes collided in the town of La Galancita, in the west of the northern state of Durango.
Seven people are dead and another nine missing after a flood in the state of Jalisco. Local and state emergency personnel arrived early on Monday afternoon after the Jalocote stream overflooded its banks.
A major cyberattack has hobbled government operations in Bermuda, and officials are struggling to restore service.
A journalist who ran a community Facebook news page has been killed in the northern Mexico border town of San Luis Rio Colorado, when he was apparently caught in the cross-fire of an attack aimed at police.
Drug cartel turf battles have cut off towns in southern Mexico state of Chiapas, near the Guatemala border, Mexico’s president acknowledged Monday.
Heavy rains have caused a flash flood in Guatemala’s capital that swept several humble homes into a river and left t least six people dead and 12 missing, including 10 minors.
Authorities have rescued a 17-year-old boy in Southern California after he was kidnapped and held hostage for four days by captors who threatened to harm him if his family did not pay a $500,000 ransom.
A group of about 5,000 mostly Venezuelan migrants hoping to make it to the U.S. spent three days in the Mexican town of Irapuato waiting for a train that many in the group worried would never come.
As asylum-seekers stream in to New York City, officials have scrambled to open new emergency shelters.
Mexican officials have pledged to set up checkpoints to “dissuade” migrants from hopping freight trains to the U.S. border.
Some archaeologists describe Peru’s capital as an onion with many layers of history, others consider it a box of surprises.
The Colombian government manipulated a video to alter the applause received by President Gustavo Petro received during his speech at the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
The Biden administration is pledging $100 million to support a proposed Kenyan-led multinational force to restore security to conflict-ravaged Haiti and urged other nations to make similar contributions.
Puerto Rico’s National Guard has been deployed to help fight a large landfill fire in the U.S Virgin Islands that has been burning for more than a week and which has forced schools and businesses to close.
Former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is denying a report claiming he consulted with top military leaders on staging a coup to stop Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva from assuming the presidency last January.
Brazil’s firefighters in the northeastern state of Bahia are battling wildfires, fanned by strong winds and abnormally high temperatures for the season.
Haiti’s government is doubling down on the construction of a canal on Haitian soil that prompted the neighboring Dominican Republic last week to shutter land, air and sea borders that both countries share.
Mexico’s president says he will skip the APEC summit in November in San Francisco and says it’s because his country “has no relations” with Peru.
Protests by thousands of Guatemalans this week supporting President-elect Bernardo Arévalo suggest that the efforts by some officials to derail his presidency have awakened a new will among many citizens to defend democracy.
At the United Nations, “multilateralism” is always the goal, however fragmented and complex. Yet so is the quest for a coherent storyline that unites all 193 member states and their ideas.
Forecasters in Bermuda are warning of dangerous swells and rip currents as Hurricane Nigel spun through open waters in the northern Atlantic.
A U.N.-backed panel investigating human rights violations in Venezuela says the South American country’s government has intensified efforts to curtail democratic freedoms with use of threats, surveillance and harassment as President Nicolás Maduro faces a re-election contest next year.
President Joe Biden and his Brazilian counterpart, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, focused on workers’ rights as the leaders of the Western Hemisphere’s largest democracies met Wednesday in New York.