A century-old territorial dispute is boiling over between neighbors Guyana and Venezuela. Itās steeped in patriotism and deepened by the discovery of oil.
Mexican authorities say 11 people are dead following a clash between gunmen from a criminal gang and residents of a small farming community in central Mexico.
Authorities in Dominica are investigating the killings of a wealthy Canadian businessman and his partner who owned an eco-resort in the eastern Caribbean island.
The United Nations Security Council took no immediate action at a closed emergency meeting requested by Guyana following Venezuelaās recent referendum claiming the vast oil- and mineral-rich Essequibo region that makes up a large part of its neighbor.
Mexican authorities have raided and closed 31 drug stores in the Baja California coastal city of Ensenada, after they were detected selling false or fentanyl-laced pills.
Mexicoās immigration agency says its agents have detained two Iranians who they say were under observation by the FBI.
UN set to hold emergency meeting at Guyanaās request on Venezuelan claim to a vast oil-rich region
The U.N. Security Council has scheduled an emergency closed meeting Friday at the request of Guyana following Venezuelaās weekend referendum claiming the vast oil- and mineral-rich Essequibo region.
Guyanaās government says five military officers aboard a military helicopter that crashed near the border with Venezuela have died and two others aboard survived.
Environmental watchdogs have accused a Mexico-based startup of violating international trade law that protects the endangered totoaba fish.
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Authorities in Puerto Rico say three men have been indicted as part of an ongoing federal investigation into environmental crimes committed on protected land in the islandās southern coastal region.
Mexicoās Supreme Court has overturned a 2022 ban on bullfighting in Mexico City, opening the way for events to resume, possibly as soon as this month.
Venezuelaās top prosecutor has ordered the arrest of a dozen opposition members. Attorney General Tarek William Saab on Wednesday accused them of conspiring against a referendum the government held Sunday to claim sovereignty over a large swath of neighboring Guyana.
The anti-communist sister of Cuban leaders Fidel and Raul Castro has died in Miami at age 90. Juanita Castro died Monday, nearly 60 years after she fled their communist revolution.
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Guyanaās president says his country is preparing to defend itself from Venezuela over disputed area
Guyanaās president has told APthat his country is taking every necessary step to protect itself from Venezuela, which has ordered its state-owned companies to explore and exploit oil and minerals in Guyanaās vast Essequibo region that it considers its own.
Venezuelan President NicolĆ”s Maduro is asking the countryās state-owned companies to āimmediatelyā begin to explore and exploit the oil, gas and mines in Guyanaās Essequibo region, a territory larger than Greece and rich in oil and minerals that Venezuela claims as its own.
A report by Amnesty International says El Salvador is experiencing one of the worst human rights crises since the countryās 1980-1992 civil war, because of President Nayib Bukeleās harsh anti-gang crackdown.
Residents in Mexicoās northern state of Sonora have protested at the state capital against persistent pollution from an almost decade-old mine spill.
Peruās constitutional court has ordered an immediate humanitarian release for imprisoned former President Alberto Fujimori.
Several former top military officials in Paraguay have been arrested as part of a cross-border law enforcement operation with Brazil to disband an arms smuggling ring that brought firearms from Europe to South America.
Elon Musk, the billionaire owner of the social network X, has shared a video in which Argentinaās President-elect Javier Milei says equality should never come before freedom.
The head of Mexicoās immigration agency has ordered the suspension of migrant deportations and transfers due to a lack of funds.
Venezuelan President NicolĆ”s Maduro has the victory he was seeking in a weekend referendum on whether to claim sovereignty over an oil-rich area of neighboring Guyana.
Mexican authorities say the bodies of five university students have been found stuffed in a vehicle on a dirt road in north-central Mexico.
Venezuelaās election authority says voters approved a referendum called by the government of President NicolĆ”s Maduro to claim sovereignty over an oil- and mineral-rich piece of neighboring Guyana.
The U.S. has expelled a former Chilean Army officer accused of torturing and killing folk singer Victor Jara during the countryās bloody 1973 coup.
The government of Venezuela and a faction of the opposition have agreed on a process through which aspiring presidential candidates who were banned from running for office can attempt to get that decision reversed.
Canadaās First Quantum Minerals Ltd. has announced it will start arbitration proceedings to fight the closure order of an open-pit copper mine in Panama, or possibly obtain damages.
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it will temporarily close south and northbound traffic to vehicle and pedestrians at the remote Lukeville, Arizona border crossing with Mexico.
Three magistrates of Guatemalaās Supreme Electoral Tribunal have left the country, hours after the countryās Congress opened them up to prosecution by stripping them of their immunity.
Mexicoās president says its minimum wage will rise by 20% in 2024, to the equivalent of about $14.25 per day.
An attorney for former Haitian rebel leader Guy Philippe says he is being held by Haitian authorities at a police station a day after the U.S. repatriated him to Haiti.
The U.N. top court has ordered Venezuela not to take any action that would alter Guyanaās control over a disputed territory, but did not specifically ban Venezuela from holding its planned referendum Sunday on the territoryās future.