108 million people worldwide face severe food insecurity, 30% more than just 2 years ago.
Erdogan’s questioned victory will bring, among other things, important consequences on Turkey's economy. One of them will be its isolation from Europe.
As dissatisfaction with the government grows, opposition leader needs no reminder of the risks involved in inflaming an already febrile national mood
Last year’s deal with the guerrilla group left a power vacuum, putting authorities and residents on edge amid new violence: ‘Everyone’s nervous’
Yungas coca growers have protested from the outset against expanding the crop area to include the Chapare region and demanded that the measure be thrown out
Signing the declaration were the governments of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay.
The President of Paraguay, Horacio Cartes, says he will no longer seek re-election after his bid to change the constitution triggered rioting.
The lawsuit could be one of many as ongoing civilian resistance and increasingly strict environmental regulations
After record rains caused $3bn worth of damage, Peru must build infrastructure to prepare for any more extreme climate events in the future
A judge on Brazil’s Supreme Court authorized new corruption investigations this week involving dozens of the country’s most powerful politicians
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said on Tuesday that he is “prepared” and “ready” to run for re-election in the 2018 election
The UN Mission in Colombia is on the verge of completing the registry of about 7,000 weapons formerly held by FARC
The United Nations Mission in Colombia is on the verge of completing the registry of about 7,000 weapons formerly held by the FARC guerrillas
Grammy Singers, Governors and Lawmakers All Teargassed in Venezuela Protests, 188 arrested for demonstrating against Venezuelan ruler as helicopters drop teargas on peaceful protestors
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.
The world reacted to the attack that killed at least 72 and injured 300 in the Idleb province.
Socialist Lenin Moreno has been declared the winner of Ecuador's closely contested presidential election.