On a heady night in mid-February, Henrique Capriles roared himself hoarse with optimism at his victory rally in Caracas after trouncing rivals to win the Venezuelan opposition's presidential ticket.
Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio Patriota praised the “great political convergence” between Argentina and his country and assured that any existing problems related to the bilateral trade “do not tarnish their strong reality.”
Mexican presidential front-runner Enrique Peña Nieto has extended the big lead he holds over his nearest rival in the campaign for the July 1 election after the first televised debate Sunday, a poll showed on Friday.
Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano spewed out huge clouds of ash and fiery rock overnight, closing a local airport on Saturday and frightening nearby villagers, already on edge after weeks of increased activity.
Suspected drug gang killers dumped 49 headless bodies on a highway near Mexico's northern city of Monterrey in one of the country's worst atrocities in recent years.
A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake shook the border area straddling southern Peru and northern Chile early today, but there were no reports of damage, the Andean neighbors' national emergency offices said.
In a rare attack in the Colombian capital Bogotá, a bomb targeting a former interior minister killed his driver and a police officer, President Juan Manuel Santos said.
The Brazilian government agreed to solve the trade barriers currently banning Argentine medication, shrimp, citrus and grape products from entering their country in less than a 120 days.
Carlos Fuentes, one of Latin America's most eloquent and widely read authors and a fierce critic of governments, has died after a literary career spanning more than five decades. He was 83.
At least 30 people were injured today in Sao Paulo when two subway trains crashed, the Fire Department reported. Rescue efforts said in Brazil's industrial capital, said none of the injured were in serious condition.