Authorities in Mexico say a small town's mayor has been shot dead in the west-central state of Jalisco.
Hiram Bithorn's statue is no longer standing.
Police in El Salvador say unidentified assailants kidnapped and then killed journalist Karla Lisseth Turcios, who worked for the newspaper La Prensa Grafica.
Guatemalans are voting in a referendum on their country's longstanding territorial dispute with neighboring Belize.
Even imprisonment hasn't knocked former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva out of the lead in Brazil's presidential race.
Cold case investigators in Washington state have released DNA-generated composite sketches of a suspect in the unsolved slayings of a young Canadian couple three decades ago.
Thousands of miles from home, Vice President Mike Pence was thrust into a new, more immediate, role on the world stage Saturday: explaining President Donald Trump's military strike in Syria to a summit of Latin America leaders.
Some of the survivors recovering in hospital rooms following the deadly April 6 crash of a Canadian hockey team's bus welcomed a surprise visitor Friday night -- the National Hockey League's famed Stanley Cup trophy.
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.