Venezuelans take their belongings on an illegal road after entering Colombia illegally

UN asks for more help to deal with the Venezuelan refugee crisis

UNHCR estimates that 4.3 million Venezuelans have fled the economic and political instability in their country

Immigrant sitting on a street

Hunger driving migration in drought-hit Central America - U.N.

Poor harvests are driving rural families in parts of Central America from their homes to seek better opportunities in their own or neighboring countries and the US

Women in a demonstration by Evelyn Hernández in El Salvador.

In retrial, El Salvador acquits woman accused of killing her stillborn child

The case drew international attention to the socially conservative nation's strict abortion ban

Martín Vizcarra, President of Peru

"Do not be afraid to govern": Peruvian congressional leader confronts Vizcarra for electoral advance

72% of Peruvians support the proposal to advance the general elections announced by President Vizcarra

The president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, speaks during his morning press conference at the National Palace

Mexico to penalize creators of TV series seen as 'dirty campaign' against president

The series, called "Populismo en America Latina" (Populism in Latin America), features a segment on AMLO alongside former South American left-wing rulers

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, taking part in an act of Government, August 14, 2019, in Caracas.

Nicolás Maduro accuses former Colombian president Uribe of plotting to kill him

It was not the first time Maduro, a socialist, accused politicians from neighboring Colombia of plotting against him

The president of Paraguay Mario Abdo Benítez.

Paraguayan president ends his first year with 69% of disapproval

Abdo was about to face a political trial weeks ago over a controversial energy agreement with Brazil that the opposition considered damaging the country 

Citgo gas station

Citgo gets ready to appoint a new general manager amid political and legal crisis

Citgo executives loyal to President Nicolás Maduro were expelled from the subsidiary after Guaidó appointed management boards for PDVSA

The elected president of Guatemala, Alejandro Giammattei, in an interview during his presidential candidacy

Giammattei will face titanic task to fight corruption in Guatemala

After 12 consecutive years trying to reach the presidency of Guatemala, the conservative Alejandro Giammattei finally achieved his mission

The elected president of Guatemala, Alejandro Giammattei

Alejandro Giammattei achieves the Presidency of Guatemala on the fourth attempt

Giammattei, former director of the Penitentiary System, doctor and surgeon by profession but entrepreneur and career politician, became the ninth president of the democratic era

Peronist Alberto Fernandez speaks during an act in the bunker of the Frente de Todos, in Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Fernandez is heading into office on primaries in Argentina

The result could negatively impact the markets, which have Macri as their favorite candidate

Businessman Eike Batista (L) is escorted by a police officer into the Federal Police headquarters after being arrested

Brazilian judge orders former billionaire Batista released from jail

Batista was arrested by police investigating the Lava Jato (Car Wash) corruption case

The presidential candidate of Guatemala for the National Union of Hope Party, Sandra Torres.

Elections in Guatemala: Torres or Giammattei?

The fight against corruption could be decisive in determining who of the two candidates would be the next president of the Central American country

The director of the Americas Division of Human Rights Watch (HRW), José Miguel Vivanco

Venezuelans among rights abuse victims in conflict-ridden Colombian region

Human Rights Watch said the government "is not meeting its obligations to protect the rights of civilians who are victims of the conflict between armed groups"

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