Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray says that the Mexican government is ready to respond with similar measures if the United States imposes a 20-percent tax on goods from Mexico in order to pay for the border wall.
After the Brazilian government spent tens of millions of dollars securing the city of Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Summer Olympics, the drug gangs they were trying to keep at bay have retaken control of the streets just six months later.
At least five people were killed and dozens of others were injured in a train collision in central Cuba, local media report.
The first solar eclipse of the year will be visible over the weekend, and for a lucky few South Americans and Africans it will be something special.
YPF Argentine energy company has signed a preliminary agreement with the Anglo-Dutch Shell oil and gas company for a development project in the Vaca Muerta field.
US President Donald Trump referred to the effort to deport undocumented immigrants as “a military operation” just a few hours before Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly stated that there would be “no, repeat, no, use of military force in immigration operations.”
Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said that Mexico would do everything to protect its nationals abroad.
Brazil’s Foreign Minister Jose Serra has submitted a resignation request amid health problems that will not permit him to perform his duties, Brazilian media report.
Violent protests have erupted in the city of La Paz, Bolivia, for the second day, in response to legislation cutting back legal areas of coca cultivation, a cash crop used to make recreational cocaine.
The Central Bank of Mexico will provide up to $20 billion in currency hedges to aid the national currency that has seriously depreciated over the last months, the bank said in a statement.
The first round of Ecuador’s presidential election is in, but no winner has emerged. Frontrunner Lenin Moreno, the socialist candidate, did not secure enough votes to win, and so the election will proceed to an April runoff. Moreno will square off with former banker Guillermo Lasso for the presidency.
A Mexican immigrant deported by US immigration enforcement on Tuesday committed suicide minutes after he crossed the southwestern border of the United States into Tijuana, media reported.
After more than half a century of violence, Colombian FARC rebels will begin to relinquish their weapons on March 1. The disarmament process is part of a peace deal brokered between the rebel groups and the Colombian government.
This week Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit Mexico to discuss trade, border security and law enforcement, among other issues. The US officials will meet with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and other functionaries against the backdrop of strained relations with US President Donald Trump.
Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange is not backing down, after Ecuadorian presidential candidate Lenin Moreno declared that the publisher should cease posting information online that may influence politics in nations that are friendly with Ecuador.
Mayor of Colombian capital Enrique Penalosa believes National Liberation Army could have been responsible for the Sunday Bogota blast.
Ecuador will hold the second round of presidential election and Lenin Moreno, a candidate from the ruling PAIS Alliance party, is currently the leading candidate following the first round of the election, Ecuador's National Election Commission (CNE) chief Pablo Pozo said in a statement.
The new president of Ecuador will be named following the second round of vote on April 2, an exit poll conducted by Cedatos research company revealed.
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