Colombia will hold a plebiscite on the government's peace deal with FARC rebels on Sunday.
Brazil's Defence Minister Raul Jungmann says more than 25,000 soldiers will be deployed in 15 of the country's 26 states for Sunday's municipal elections.
A government official has been shot dead after opening fire at a Brazilian election rally, killing a mayoral candidate and his bodyguard.
The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) gave their unanimous backing Friday to a historic peace deal with the government to end their 52-year conflict,...
Former Brazilian Finance Minister Guido Mantega has been arrested as part of a sweeping corruption investigation.
Marxist FARC rebels opened a conference Saturday in remote southeastern Colombia, where they will vote on a historic peace deal reached with the government of...
Party officials say former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide has fainted on stage at an election rally in Cap Haitien.
The Temple of San Sebastian in the Peruvian city of Cuzco has been badly damaged in a fire.
Brazilians on Friday mourned the death of soap opera star Domingos Montagner, who drowned in a river where his series had been filming and where his character...
Colombia's president Juan Manuel Santos has made an apology at a solemn ceremony at the presidential palace for the killings of leftist activists in the 1980s.
The UN Security Council has approved the deployment of 450 observers to monitor a ceasefire between the government of Colombia and rebels.
A fire has swept through a slum on the outskirts of Sao Paulo, Brazilian media reports say.
Brazil's lower house of congress has voted overwhelmingly to strip the legislative seat from its former Speaker.
Mexican Finance Minister Luis Videgaray has resigned following the visit of Donald Trump last week.
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