A court in the Caribbean island of Trinidad & Tobago has ruled that colonial-era laws banning same-sex intimacy between consenting adults are unconstitutional.
A forest fire that raged out of control for nine days in southern Nicaragua has been put out after scorching about 13,500 acres (5,500 hectares) of land in a tropical nature reserve, authorities said Friday.
The three main protagonists in denouncing Chile's sex abuse scandal will meet with Pope Francis over the weekend of April 28-29 and will stay as his guests at the Vatican hotel where he lives.
Toronto police say a man believed to be another victim of alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur has been identified after investigators released his photograph and appealed to the public for help.
The Latest on the Summit of the Americas (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Senate Democrats are urging Vice President Mike Pence to use his trip to Lima to reset relations with a region where they say President Donald Trump's immigrant-bashing rhetoric is costing the U.S. influence.
Authorities in Mosul have buried more than 1,000 bodies in a mass grave in a desert valley outside the city, most of them believed to be Islamic State group militants, according to a city official.
A steadily growing list of leaders are joining U.S. President Donald Trump in choosing to send an alternate to the Summit of the Americas.
Some bad habits die hard when it comes to U.S. politicians traveling to Latin America.
Even as Islamic State group fighters flee the Middle East and cause fear across Africa's Sahel region it is al-Qaida that poses the more serious long-term threat, the U.S. military's special operations commander in Africa said in an interview with The Associated Press.
Fidel and Raul Castro were scruffy young guerrillas in 1959, when they descended from Cuba's eastern mountains, seized power and never relinquished it.
The Latest on the kidnapping of Ecuadorean press workers.
An electoral court in Mexico ruled Thursday that the attorney general's office illegally used public funds to interfere in the country's July 1 presidential campaign after the office released a surveillance video of opposition candidate Ricardo Anaya.
Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno is returning home early from a regional summit amid unconfirmed reports that three news workers kidnapped along the border with Colombia have been slain.
A Mexican drug kingpin convicted in the 1985 killing of a DEA agent was added Thursday to the FBI’s list of most-wanted fugitives — the 518th addition to the list.
Officials said a downed tree on a power line in Puerto Rico caused a widespread outage that left more than 800,000 people without power on Thursday.
Brazil's military has started a program aimed at improving and strengthening police forces in the state of Rio de Janeiro as part of its efforts to curb the violence afflicting the country's second largest city.
Many Canadians are wearing hockey jerseys to honor the 16 players and team personnel who died after a semi-trailer collided with the youth team's bus.
Mexico’s most popular holiday hotspot has become overrun with drug gangs, as violence in the tourist party town escalates to unprecedented levels.
An alleged drug queen and her gang — who have ties to El Chapo’s Sinaloa cartel — are believed to be responsible in part for the surge in violence that has ravaged Cancun over the past year, according to a report.
Faced with the threat of a U.S. strike on Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin has a dilemma: allow U.S. missiles to hit Moscow's ally without a response or risk a military clash with the United States.