Colombia’s President Ivan Duque has started a national conversation with different sectors of society to try to end long-running demonstrations. Peaceful marches took place in Bogota and Medellin, while roadblocks across the country slowed food deliveries, causing some prices to…

A second trial has started in Argentina over the systematic sexual abuse of deaf children at an institute run by the Roman Catholic Church. Two priests and a gardener have already been sentenced, now two nuns and seven other female…

An elevated metro line has collapsed in Mexico’s capital, sending a train crashing down onto cars below. At least 15 people have been killed. Rescue crews have been pulling people from the wreckage of the carriages, which are hanging precariously…

Brazil’s Senate has opened an inquiry into President Jair Bolsonaro’s government handling of the pandemic as the country reports nearly 400,000 deaths from coronavirus this week. Bolsonaro has repeatedly downplayed COVID-19’s seriousness, railed against lockdowns and presided over an inept…

Cuban Communist party leader Raul Castro has officially passed the baton to Miguel Diaz-Canel in the closing session of the eighth Party Congress. This makes Diaz-Canel Cuba’s president and head of the party, the first person to run the island…