Deciphering the new U.S. policies that affect Cuban migrants

From the streets of Havana to the Mexican border with the United States to South Florida, there was a new immigration reality Friday, the day after the Obama administration said Cubans would no longer be allowed to enter the United States without visas.

Opposition attacks Maduro over Supreme Court address

The Venezuelan opposition has accused President Nicolas Maduro of violating the constitution by delivering his annual state of the nation address before the Supreme Court.

Colombia, ELN rebels begin exploratory talks

Representatives of the Colombian government and the National Liberation Army (ELN), the Andean nation’s second-largest rebel group, met Friday in Ecuador to initiate contacts that are meant to lead to formal peace talks.

Colombia’s Santos to Name Retired General as VP

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said Thursday that his choice to replace departing Vice President German Vargas Lleras is retired Gen. Oscar Naranjo

Venezuela Arrests 3 Opponents Amid Threat of Crackdown

Venezuela jailed three anti-government politicians in what the opposition denounced on Thursday as a new crackdown on dissent in the economically struggling country.

US visa-free residency for Cubans ends

The question now is what will happen when the Cubans arrive in the [Florida] Keys and cross the border?

Is there a plus side for overpopulation?

According to some authors this could lead to more creative and great minds and more productive work.

Venezuela lawmakers: President Maduro 'abandoned his post'

Venezuela's National Assembly, which is controlled by opposition parties, has declared that President Nicolas Maduro has "abandoned his post".

Against our dignity': Mexico vows never to pay for Trump's wall

Enrique Peña Nieto draws battle lines for changed relationship with the US amid fallout from Trump’s tirades

535 million children live in crisis-hit countries

According to UNICEF these children live in harsh conditions, lack access to decent health, education and protection services. 

2017’s UN Agenda

State members hope to reach agreements on a diverse range of global issues, including oceans, tuberculosis and killer robots among others. 

Venezuelan Congress declares Maduro to have abandoned his post

A majority of lawmakers in the chamber feel that Maduro’s exercise of his office is at the margin of the constitutional duties of the presidency and they blame him for the “serious rupture of the constitutional order,”

Chilean senator named presidential candidate of center-left party

Chilean journalist-turned senator Alejandro Guillier accepted the presidential nomination of the center-left Radical Party

Peña Nieto faces unrest in Mexico as gas prices climb and Trump ascends

Amid nationwide marches, highway blockades and looting stemming from widespread outrage over an increase in gas prices, President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico went on national television to appeal for understanding.