The lengthy charter would scale back mining, grant sweeping social rights and decentralize power, benefiting indigenous groups and local officials.
Gustavo Petro, a former guerrilla, took the most votes in Sunday’s first round of voting by pledging to insert the state into Colombia’s market economy, heavily tax the rich and move the country away from its dependence on oil and coal.
Gustavo Petro, who holds a commanding advantage in polls, would be a rare antiestablishment leader for U.S.’s top regional ally.
Bitcoin’s losses stoke growing fears of a debt default under President Nayib Bukele.
Killers arrived by Jet Ski to carry out the slaying of Marcelo Pecci, who was known for cases involving drug traffickers and crime figures.
A gas explosion at the iconic hotel in central Havana injured more than 60 people, government officials say.
President López Obrador overhauled the way the government bought medicines, alleging corruption, but a shortage of vital drugs has followed.
With dozens of countries hungry for the grain, Brazilian scientists bank on tropical wheat expansion.
The bill would have rolled back a large part of the 2013 opening of Mexico’s electricity and oil industries to foreign investment, which led to billions of dollars of investment in power plants, oil exploration and gas stations by international energy companies.
Struggling in countries hard-hit by the pandemic, tens of thousands of displaced Venezuelans are on the move again, trekking to the U.S. in search of asylum and stability.
U.S. government and rights groups say President Nayib Bukele’s anti-gang emergency measures and legislation weaken rule of law and civil rights.
Andrés Manuel López Obrador secured an easy victory Sunday in a referendum over whether he should complete his six-year term.
A tropical “Little Ukraine” is populated by descendants of Ukrainian immigrants who arrived decades ago and still maintain the old language and customs.
Voters embraced Rodrigo Chaves’s antiestablishment platform and pledges to root out corruption amid a broad rejection of traditional political parties.
Mexico’s Riviera Maya area has seen an alarming rise in killings. The violence in the country’s top tourism spot is being fueled by demand for narcotics by the tourists themselves.
Juan Orlando Hernández faces indictment in U.S. court on drug and weapons charges.
The country’s congress approved the suspension of constitutional guarantees and arrest rules after more than 60 people were killed by gangs over the weekend, the government said.
In a dramatic speech, the nation’s ambassador to the Organization of American States becomes first top official to publicly quit the Ortega regime since 2019.
The company pledges to make up for fall in Russian exports, but some Biden officials oppose permitting U.S. companies to operate under President Nicolás Maduro’s autocratic regime.
A Supreme Court justice Sunday withdrew an order to suspend Telegram in the country after the company complied with directives to block accounts used by President Jair Bolsonaro’s supporters to spread false information.