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Barbados elects Mia Mottley as first woman PM

The Caribbean island of Barbados has elected its first woman prime minister since gaining independen..

Brazil reaches deal with hauliers to suspend fuel strike

The Brazilian government has reached a deal with haulage companies to suspend protests over high die..

Luis Posada Carriles: Cuba anti-communist activist dies

Luis Posada Carriles, a Cuban-born former CIA agent who dedicated much of his life to trying to over..

Brazil diesel prices cut in effort to halt strike

The Brazilian state-owned oil company, Petrobras, has announced it is cutting the price of diesel by..

Paraguay tribe joins search for missing Austrian tourist

An indigenous group has joined the search for a 62-year-old Austrian man who went missing in a natio..

Why Spanish speakers in US are getting into trouble

Media playback is unsupported on your device Two high-profile incidents of Spanish speakers being c..

Pope Francis tells gay Chilean sex abuse victim ‘God loves you’

A gay man who suffered sexual abuse by priests in Chile has said Pope Francis told him in a private ..

Venezuela election: Maduro expels top US diplomat

Venezuela has expelled the senior US representative in the country amid an international backlash ag..

Panama says new evidence shows 1994 plane crash ‘terrorist’ incident

A plane crash in Panama in 1994 that killed 21 people, many of them Jews, was the result of a terror..

Cuba plane crash: Mexico suspends Aerolíneas Damojh

Mexico's civil air authority has suspended the operations of a company that owned the plane inv..