Police in Brazil have once again clashed with demonstrators protesting against poor public services, government corruption, and police violence on the sixth consecutive night of demonstrations.
Tue Jun 18, 2013 9:53PM
Embattled Montreal Mayor Michael Applebaum has resigned, one day after his arrest on 14 charges, including fraud.
Tue Jun 18, 2013 8:11AM
Mayor of the Canadian city of Montreal Michael Applebaum is facing 14 charges including conspiracy, defrauding government, abuse of confidence, and corruption.
Tue Jun 18, 2013 6:13AM
Thousands of demonstrators have gathered in major cities across Brazil in protest at poor living conditions and government corruption.
Mon Jun 17, 2013 1:54PM
The Mayor of Montreal Michael Applebaum has been arrested by the Canadian province’s anti-corruption police as part of its investigation in a corruption case, reports say.
Mon Jun 17, 2013 6:28AM
Brazilian police have fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse a crowd of about 3,000 people protesting outside Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana stadium before a Confederation Cup soccer game.
Sun Jun 16, 2013 11:19PM
Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino says the country will continue supporting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
Sun Jun 16, 2013 2:12AM
Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino is due to arrive in England to hold talks over the situation of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
Sun Jun 16, 2013 12:33AM
An earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale has struck off the Pacific coast of Nicaragua.
Fri Jun 14, 2013 10:8AM
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) have launched a criminal investigation into a spending scandal at the Senate, which involves Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s former chief of staff.
Fri Jun 14, 2013 6:52AM
Argentina’s former president Carlos Menem is sentenced to seven years in jail on charges of violating international embargoes and illegally smuggling weapons to Ecuador and Croatia during his tenure.
Thu Jun 13, 2013 3:42PM
At least three people have been killed and more than 70 others injured after a train crashed near Argentina’s capital, Buenos Aires, officials said.
Thu Jun 13, 2013 12:32PM
Brazilian police have arrested more than 25 protesters in Sao Paulo after a demonstration against public transportation fare hikes turned violent.
Thu Jun 13, 2013 4:33AM
Peru has successfully test fired its first domestically made rocket capable of reaching the stratosphere, the head of the National Aerospace Research and Development Commission says.
Thu Jun 13, 2013 1:50AM
The body of a candidate running for mayor of a town in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua has been found, state officials say.
Wed Jun 12, 2013 9:26PM
A new report by a Canadian ombudsman has shed light on “brazen acts of violence” committed by some prison guards against inmates in the country’s province of Ontario.
Wed Jun 12, 2013 5:50PM
The Canadian government has been spying on its people by monitoring their telephone records and Internet data,Press TV reports.
Wed Jun 12, 2013 4:35AM
Venezuela's electoral council has confirmed that President Nicolas Maduro won the presidential election in April after carrying out an audit on millions of votes.
Wed Jun 12, 2013 2:16AM
The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) have asked the Colombian government to postpone the 2014 presidential election in order to ensure that the peace talks between the two sides continue.
Tue Jun 11, 2013 8:53AM
Caracas says it has detained a number of foreign criminals who were allegedly planning to assassinate Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.
Tue Jun 11, 2013 3:16AM
A report says that Mexican government has held talks with an Israeli military official on ways to crack down on the Zapatistas in the southern state of Chiapas.
Sat Jun 8, 2013 11:45PM
A court in Peru has sentenced “Comrade Artemio,” the leader of a remnant of the Maoist Shining Path (Sendero Luminoso) guerrilla movement, to life in prison.
Thu Jun 6, 2013 8:1AM
Venezuela has released and expelled US filmmaker Timothy Tracy, held on suspicion of involvement in espionage activities and fomenting post-election violence in the country.
Thu Jun 6, 2013 5:59AM
US Secretary of State John Kerry says the United States will engage in dialogue with Venezuela with the aim of restoring ambassador-level relations.
Wed Jun 5, 2013 9:35AM
A Honduran court has issued arrest warrants for five police officers accused of killing seven gang members, prosecution’s spokesman says.
Tue Jun 4, 2013 5:55PM
A class-action lawsuit alleging harassment of female members within the Canadian police force has begun at the Supreme Court in the British Colombia province.
Tue Jun 4, 2013 1:23AM
Four rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) have been killed by government soldiers in recent clashes in Colombia's southern Putumayo province.
Sun Jun 2, 2013 2:10PM
Cuba has expressed support for Venezuela saying the dispute between Caracas and Colombia could hurt the ongoing peace talks with Farc rebels.
Sun Jun 2, 2013 5:14AM
Hundreds of Canadians have held a protest in Toronto demanding the resignation of Mayor Rob Ford as he faces a scandal over allegations of using drugs.
Sat Jun 1, 2013 2:31AM
Colombia has praised Venezuela’s role in the peace talks between Bogota and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).
Fri May 31, 2013 2:54PM
A new Canadian poll shows that only 13 percent of Canadians believe Prime Minister Stephen Harper is honest in saying that he had no knowledge of the recent scandal involving his chief of staff's 90,000-dollar bailout of Senator Mike Duffy.
Fri May 31, 2013 9:28AM
Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has censured his Colombian counterpart Juan Manuel Santos for ‘betrayal’ over his meeting with Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles.
Fri May 31, 2013 1:4AM
More staffers are leaving the office of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford over a video which purportedly shows him smoking crack cocaine.
Wed May 29, 2013 11:4PM
Conflicting reports about the incident involving two US embassy staff in Venezuela may finally lay bare a scandal as the two officials were reportedly shot after a brawl at a strip club.
Wed May 29, 2013 9:2PM
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has come under fire from the public after a judge ruled that the 2011 federal election was fraudulent, Press TV reports.
Tue May 28, 2013 11:44PM
Two officials from the US Embassy in Venezuela have been shot in a nightclub in Caracas, but their injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.
Tue May 28, 2013 10:1AM
Seven people have died in a landslide on a road in Mexico’s central state of Hidalgo, the federal police say.
Tue May 28, 2013 8:11AM
Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has said that the CNN in Spanish encourages Venezuelans to ‘carry out a coup d’etat’ against the government.
Tue May 28, 2013 2:14AM
Mexico has established a special investigative unit to track down thousands of people who have gone missing amid a brutal drug war in the Latin American country.
Mon May 27, 2013 8:59AM
Sixteen people have died and nearly 20 other have been injured in a bus accident in Mexico’s Hidalgo State.
Mon May 27, 2013 1:37AM
The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and the government of Colombia have come to an agreement over land reform.
Sun May 26, 2013 7:30AM
Venezuela’s Supreme Court has rejected one of the six lawsuits on allegations of fraud during the presidential election of April 14.
Sun May 26, 2013 3:29AM
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has promised to toughen the expense rules of the Senate of Canada following a scandal that led to the resignation of his chief of staff.
Sun May 26, 2013 2:22AM
The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) says the rebel group is close to reaching a deal on land reform with the government of Colombia.
Sat May 25, 2013 9:18AM
The Canadian Federal Court has confirmed that the country’s 2011 federal election, which led to the victory of Stephen Harper's government, was fraudulent.
Sat May 25, 2013 3:26AM
Former Guatemalan President Alfonso Portillo has been flown to the United States to face charges of laundering more than $70 million in public funds through US banks.
Fri May 24, 2013 5:7PM
Paraguay’s anti-drug police have seized and burned 25.6 tons (56,400 pounds) of marijuana in the eastern department of Alto Parana.
Fri May 24, 2013 6:9AM
A Venezuelan police helicopter has crashed outside the capital, Caracas, killing all five people aboard the aircraft, police officials say.
Fri May 24, 2013 1:15AM
Thousands of Canadians have turned to Twitter to express their anger with the shortcomings of Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s government and called on him to resign, Press TV reports.
Thu May 23, 2013 1:38AM
Many Canadians have renewed their call for full separation from Britain on Victoria Day -- a federal public holiday in honor of British Queen Victoria's birthday, Press TV reports.