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Nicaragua unrest: Government colluding with mobs, says Amnesty

Amnesty International has accused the Nicaraguan government of colluding with paramilitary groups to..

Brazil fuel protests continue despite price cut

A lorry drivers' strike that paralysed Brazil for a week appears to be continuing despite the g..

Joshua Holt: American held in Venezuela returns home to Utah

A former US missionary and his wife have returned to Utah following their release from a Caracas pri..

Colombia Hidroituango dam: ‘The river took my house’

"I was in Puerto Valdivia when the first alarm sounded. It was very chaotic. No-one knew whether to ..

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..