Spending cuts and tax hikes will help plug Brazil’s fiscal gap, but they’re not the big fixes needed to dig it out of recession.
Chile, long considered the region's model democracy, has sharply soured on its president, Michelle Bachelet.
The closure of Fundamedios is the latest move in a media crackdown that has broadened under President Rafael Correa.
Gerald Americo Oropeza, one of Peru's most wanted suspected drug traffickers, was arrested in Ecuador and deported after spending four months on the lam.
The French-American tailor had fashioned suits for presidents from Lyndon Johnson to Barack Obama.
Two will supply uniforms and merchandise for the 2016 Summer Games, and others are looking for their own ways to cash in.
An accusation about an invasion of airspace reflects larger tensions associated with the two countries' simmering border dispute.
Fifteen children were among the 34 refugees who drowned in Greek waters Sunday. The country's coast guard says it rescued 68 others in the water.
The Hall of Famer and three-time MVP had been named one of the NBA's 50 greatest players of all time.
Police are taking three men into custody, while a bomb squad has been dispatched.
About 20,000 demonstrators gather in the capital Chisinau as anger boils over a massive $1.5 billion bank-fraud scheme.
Otto Perez Molina, who resigned last week amid swelling public pressure, faces charges of customs fraud, conspiracy and passive bribery.
While the wealth of Mexico's multimillionaires has multiplied, 46 percent of Mexico’s population of 122 million remains under the poverty line, a figure that has been essentially the same since 1992.
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto is halfway through his six-year term and despite all of his talk of change, many Mexicans say his promised reforms have fallen short of expectations.
As U.S. and Cuban officials chart the waters of a revived relationship, some Cuban dissidents are drawing up ambitious, large-scale plans to push for new civil rights — with or without American help.
Latin America's largest economy is on course to shrink in what analysts say will be its most prolonged contraction since the 1930s.
The odds of the South American country defaulting have nearly doubled in recent months, financial traders said.
President Otto Perez Molina is growing increasingly politically isolated after prosecutors called on him to step down.
Hundreds of Colombian families living along Venezuela's western border are packing up to leave before they are forced out of their homes.
The continuous slide has prompted the country’s central bank to step up intervention measures in recent months.