Four soldiers have been killed and two more injured in an ambush near the town of Caucasia in northern Colombia. A powerful criminal gang known as the Gulf Clan
The runner-up in August's presidential election in Guatemala, Sandra Torres, has been arrested. Ms Torres, 63, is suspected of breaking campaign finance rules and
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has ruled out accepting a G7 offer of aid to fight fires in the Amazon rainforest unless he gets an apology from his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron.
Hundreds of protesters have flooded the streets of Mexico City demanding justice for two teenage girls who were allegedly raped by police officers.
Mexican police have found the bodies of nine people hanging from a bridge and seven more corpses hacked up and dumped on the road.
There have been violent clashes between police and protesters demanding the resignation of President Juan Orlando Hernández in Honduras.
A drug dealer in Brazil was caught trying to escape from the jail where he was locked up by disguising himself as his 19-year-old daughter.
The head of Brazil's National Space Research Institute says he will be sacked after a public row with President Jair Bolsonaro over the scale of deforestation in the Amazon.
Conditions at a prison in Brazil where 57 inmates were killed in fighting on Monday have been described as "terrible" in an official report.
Police investigating rape allegations against Brazilian football player Neymar say they have closed the case. The São Paulo attorney general's office said the case
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