The family of Argentinian protester Santiago Maldonado are convinced a body found in a river is his, with reports police detained him before he went missing.
Venezuelan electoral board president Tibisay Lucena says the ruling Socialist Party has won 17 governorships, versus five for the opposition.
Uruguay's first transgender senator has assumed her seat representing the Communist Party.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has baited US President Donald Trump by thanking him for a barrage of criticism that has made him famous worldwide.
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Singer and political activist Sir Bob Geldof has lashed world leaders, saying he is "sick of them", calling Aung San Suu Kyi a "great ethnic cleanser".
Venezuela accused the United States of "psychological terrorism" designed to bring down the government after it was included in a list of eight countries targeted...
Brazilian authorities deploy almost 1,000 soldiers to the Rocinha favela in an attempt to restore order after days of unrest.
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A ballet dancer in Peru who hid the Shining Path rebel leader in her apartment has been freed after spending 25 years in jail.
Brazilian authorities are investigating reports about 10 members of an uncontacted Amazon tribe were killed in a massacre after gold miners were heard 'boasting'...
The massive earthquake off southern Mexico on Thursday night that killed at least 90 people damaged tens of thousands of homes and afflicted upwards of two...
Pope Francis on Saturday visited Medellin, epicenter of Colombia’s narco wars of the 1980s and asked that God convert the hearts of the 'drug assassins' who cut...
Pope Francis on Saturday travels to Medellin, once notorious as the stomping grounds of drug lord Pablo Escobar, to find a city transformed since his predecessor...
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