Brazil's ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, better known as Lula, is to remain in prison after a day of legal wrangling.
A series of explosions at a fireworks depot in Mexico has killed at least 24 people and injured more than 40 others.
The biggest blasts took place as emergency responders
Forensic tests on two bodies found in the Colombian jungle show that they are those of Oscar Villains and Katty Velasco, an Ecuadorean couple kidnapped on 17 April.
Mexico's President-elect, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, and US President Donald Trump have spoken on the phone after the left-wing candidate won Mexico's presidential election on Sunday.
The United Nations has placed Colombia's Chiribiquete national park on its list of world heritage sites. The park, which straddles the southern provinces of Caquetá and Guaviare,
Polls are due to open across Mexico after a campaign marred by some of the worst political violence in the country for decades. More than 130 candidates and
World heritage body Unesco has removed the Belize Barrier Reef from its list of endangered World Heritage Sites after nine years. It said the government of the Central American country had taken
The entire police force of the Mexican town of Ocampo has been detained on suspicion of involvement in the murder of a mayoral candidate.
At least four people, including a baby, have been killed in the Nicaraguan capital after security forces opened fire on protesters, activists say.
The US government has separated more than 2,000 children from their parents, while it prosecutes people suspected of entering illegally from Mexico. What's the reaction been like in Latin America?
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