Ahead of international climate talks, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres visited globally-important Antarctica, where ice that’s been frozen for millions of years is melting due to human-caused climate change, sending the message that “we absolutely need to act immediately.”
Mexico’s Department of the Interior reportedly revoked funding on Friday for a conference on the government’s violent anti-insurgency policy from the 1960s to the 1980s, raising claims of censorship.
Nicaragua’s increasingly isolated and repressive government thought it had scored a rare public relations victory last week when Miss Nicaragua Sheynnis Palacios won the Miss Universe competition.
An inexperienced politician and heir to a fortune built on the banana trade has been sworn in as Ecuador’s president.
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is visiting Antarctica just before the COP28 climate talks begin in Dubai.
Former President Donald Trump has told Argentina’s President-elect Javier Milei that he plans to travel to the South American country so the two can meet.
Prosecutors say three journalists and two of their relatives have been abducted by armed men in the violence-plagued southern state of Guerrero.
Thousands of people led by Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel have marched along Havana’s iconic boardwalk in solidarity with the Palestinian people and demanding an end to the war between Israel and Hamas.
Police in Sao Paulo have discovered what appeared to be a drug mule ring in the western part of the city.
Mexican authorities say at least two police officers and three civilians were shot dead in an ambush in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca.
Peruvian scientists say Peru has lost more than half of its glacier surface in the last six decades due to climate change.
Mexico’s National Guard officers have arrested the alleged security chief for the “Chapitos” wing of the Sinaloa drug cartel.
An activist who documented murders in one of Mexico’s deadliest cities has himself been killed. Adolfo Enríquez was killed in the city of Leon, which has the third-highest number of homicides in Mexico.
President Joe Biden declared an emergency over lead-in-water contamination in the U.S. Virgin Islands earlier this week after tests on St.
Haiti’s law enforcement authorities say a member of a violent gang accused of kidnapping four U.S. citizens has been extradited to the U.S.
The governor of Mexico’s northern state of Sonora has acknowledged that a secrecy-shrouded train project was an army undertaking that has not yet submitted any environmental impact statement, even though it is already being built.
Four out of five people in Mexico who got influenza shots so far this year turned down the government’s recommendation they get Russian or Cuban COVID-19 boosters at the same time.
The number of people killed when an illegal gold mine collapsed in Suriname has risen to 14. Seven others are missing in what is considered the South American country’s worst mining accident.
Venezuelan textbooks contain maps of the region in which students learn to quickly point out their homeland as well as neighboring Colombia, Brazil and Guyana.
Authorities say at least 10 people have died after an illegal gold mine collapsed in the South American country of Suriname.
Gun battles between police and armed civilians in Cuernavaca, Mexico, have left nine dead, including two police officers.
Authorities in Haiti have arrested a new suspect in the July 2021 slaying of President Jovenel Moïse.
Argentina’s president-elect has given the first signals of how he plans to shake up South America’s second-largest economy.
Mexico’s government has issued a decree that will force private freight railway lines to give preference to passenger train service over their normal freight runs.
The Canadian mining company whose contract with Panama’s government has triggered weeks of protests says it has reduced operations and may soon have to suspend them due to a blockade of its mine’s power plant.
Experts say a concrete wall along an avenue in the Dominican Republic’s capital that collapsed over the weekend and killed nine people amid heavy rains was poorly designed.
What many deemed impossible just months ago is reality: Right-wing populist Javier Milei resoundingly won Argentina’s presidency.
Five workers on a road project in central Mexico are dead and three ware injured after the collapse of a 50-foot (15 meter) tall section of scaffolding.
The U.S. State Department is calling Nicaragua’s formal withdrawal from the Organization of American States “another step away from Democracy.”
Miss Nicaragua, Sheynnis Palacios, has won the Miss Universe competition in El Salvador, the first to wear the crown from her country.
Both jeers and cheers for Argentina’s right-wing presidential candidate resounded with acoustic perfection inside the country’s legendary Colón Theater, laying bare the country’s polarization.
Residents in the northern Mexican state of Sonora are battling a new train line that threatens to displace their homes and cut up the local ecosystem.
After dogs were seen nibbling at human body parts, activists in western Mexico are demanding authorities keep digging at what appears to be a clandestine burial site.
Guatemala’s Attorney General’s office has formally requested that President-elect Bernardo Arévalo and his vice president be stripped of their immunity so it can investigate them for allegedly encouraging the student occupation of the country’s only public university.
A tropical disturbance moving across the western Caribbean knocked out power to thousands in Jamaica and caused two deaths in Haiti as it unleashed landslides and floods before dissipating late Friday.
Acapulco races to restart its tourism engine after Hurricane Otis devastates its hotels, restaurants
Three weeks after Hurricane Otis smacked Acapulco, businesses of all types and sizes hum with activity as residents work with a singular purpose: restart as soon as possible the tourism engine of this city of 1 million people.