A Venezuelan politician seen as a main contender to challenge President Nicolás Maduro in next year’s election has been barred by the government from holding public office for 15 years.
Horacio Cartes’s plans to amend constitution to draw out term has incensed students to take action against police violence and government’s abuse of power
Bogotá Mayor’s Office released a press note highlighting the most important changes and ongoing plans in the city
Last year’s inaugural Times Higher Education Latin American University Rankings featured five Brazilian universities in the top 10
Uruguay's three-year process of legalizing recreational cannabis consumption reached its final stage on Thursday, when the government said it would authorize pharmacies to begin selling the substance as of July.
The Colombian authorities have ordered an investigation into a deadly landslide that swept through the south-western town of Mocoa.
Socialist Lenin Moreno has been declared the winner of Ecuador's closely contested presidential election.
The president of Colombia declared Monday a state of economic, social and ecological emergency
Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay are starting a revision process that could lead to the ousting of Venezuela from the trade group.
The leader of the main opposition Liberal Party, Efrain Alegre, said his side would only join in talks if the bill is withdrawn.
Ecuador’s ruling party candidate appeared to be heading for victory in a presidential runoff that would cement the country’s reputation as a bastion of the Latin American left
Rescue teams scramble to find survivors after heavy rains in Putumayo province cause mud, rocks and gushing waters to engulf city of Mocoa
President Nicolas Maduro asked the supreme court in a late-night speech to review the ruling nullifying the lawmaking body. The court on Saturday released new rulings that appeared to reinstate congress’s authority.
Brazil's Temer job on the line: Electoral Court could force him out of office on campaign financing
There have been demonstrations in Venezuela after the Supreme Court took over legislative powers from the National Assembly.
Colombia's Congress backed the appointment of retired General Oscar Naranjo as vice president
After months of behind-the-scenes preparations, a senator steamrolled through the changes that could allow Horacio Cartes to be re-elected in 2018
Venzuela‘s Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ) reported that it will begin a process of control that will define the limits of the immunity for the deputies of the nation’s National Assembly.
For 35 years, the international cocaine trade has made drug cartels rich and helped fund and expand the activities of the FARC
The latest release of public opinion polls ahead of next Sunday's (April 2) presidential runoff in Ecuador show the ruling party candidate Lenin Moreno winning by a margin of 4.5 percentage points.
Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez denounced the headquarters of the Organization of American States in Washington that OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro of interfering
Venezuela's Medical Federation said recently that hospitals had less than 5% of the medicines they needed.