Three people were killed in Venezuela on Monday in renewed violence, raising the death toll in three weeks of massive demonstrations against leftwing President...
A strong earthquake has struck off the west coast of Chile.
A strong 6.9-magnitude earthquake rattled central Chile on Monday, US geologists said.
Thousands of people dressed in white shirts have marched in silence to honour a dozen people killed in three weeks of protests in Venezuela.
Brazil was proud of its football World Cup and Olympics stadiums, but the shame of the country's corruption saga has engulfed even these monuments to fair play.
In a move likely to galvanise street protests in Venezuela, opposition leader Henrique Capriles has been banned from political office for 15 years.
The mudslide in Colombia has killed at least 293 people and hundreds are still missing.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is celebrating the results of Ecuador's presidential runoff, which has secured his stay in the embassy a little longer.
The survivors of the deadly flood that washed through the city of Mocoa in southern Colombia are getting ready to bury their loved ones.
The death toll from the Colombia landslides is now more than 250 families and rescuers frantically search for loved ones.
Survivors described gruesome scenes in the Colombian town of Mocoa Sunday after mudslides killed 254 people including 43 children, as rescuers kept up a bleak...
Ecuador votes in a crucial presidential election runoff on Sunday. Here’s why the race matters.
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Police apparently shot dead a Paraguayan opposition political activist on Saturday in a raid after rioters stormed Congress in anger at a contested electoral...
Venezuelan judges on Saturday retreated from efforts to tighten President Nicolas Maduro's grip on power, after drawing international condemnation that raised...
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