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Pope Francis apologized Monday for making comments he said were hurtful to victims of clerical sex abuse.
Soaring levels of drug-related violence made 2017 Mexico's most murderous year on record, according to government statistics released Sunday.
Tourists visiting Jamaica's Montego Bay have been urged to stay in their resorts after authorities declared a state of emergency and deployed the military.
Pope Francis' South America trip, billed as a pilgrimage of peace and unity, has struck a controversial chord after he defended a Chilean bishop accused of covering up sexual abuse.
Former gang members trying to reform their lives are worried that if President Trump ends the Temporary Protected Status program for 200,000 Salvadorans in the United States, it will lead to more crime and poverty in El Salvador, already one of the world's most dangerous nations.
At least ten people were killed Monday after a bridge collapsed near Bogota, Colombia, according to the country's Civil Defense authorities.
Oscar Perez, a Venezuelan police pilot accused of stealing a helicopter and using it to attack the country's Supreme Court in June, was killed Monday in Caracas, a government official told CNN.
Khawlah Noman was walking to school in Toronto when a man suddenly appeared behind her and tried to cut her hijab, police said. Authorities are investigating the incident as a hate crime.
Pope Francis' trip to South America this week is supposed to be all about peace, unity and hope. But the pontiff could also be welcomed with protests, threats of violence and controversy over allegations of abuses by the Catholic Church.
Two people were killed when a 7.1-magnitude earthquake shook Peru on Sunday, according to a regional governor.
Rogelio Galdamez could be forced to return to El Salvador, a country he left nearly 20 years ago, with his three American children who have never lived outside the US.
A series of attacks on Catholic churches have prompted Chilean authorities to review security ahead of Pope Francis' visit to the South American country on Monday, officials said.
Mexico -- long a destination for world-class museums, archeological sites and beach resorts -- now has five states tagged with the most severe travel warning by the US State Department.
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The US Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said there is no longer a tsunami threat for several countries in the Caribbean and Central America, as well as Mexico, after a magnitude-7.6 earthquake struck 27 miles (43 kilometers) off the coast of Honduras.
Joshua Boyle, who spent five years with his family in militant captivity in Afghanistan, faces multiple charges in Canada, including assault and unlawful confinement.
At least 48 people were killed and six injured when a bus fell down a cliff north of Lima, Peru, on Tuesday, according to a tweet from the Ministry of Health.
Relatives and friends are mourning the deaths of 10 Americans, including two families, killed in a New Year's Eve plane crash in Costa Rica.
Ten US citizens were among the victims of a small plane crash in Costa Rica's Guanacaste province Sunday.
A woman in Argentina was reunited with her biological family 40 years after her parents went missing during Argentina's dictatorship, during which 30,000 citizens disappeared.
President Nicolas Maduro has accused Portugal of being behind a pork shortage that left thousands of Venezuela's poor without their traditional Christmas dinner and sparked a fresh round of angry street protests.
An Argentine prosecutor who accused top government officials of a cover-up in the country's deadliest terror attack was murdered, a federal judge said Tuesday.
Confined to a hospital bed with tubes hooked up to his body, Peruvian ex-President Alberto Fujimori thanked the current leader for commuting his prison sentence -- and asked for forgiveness from those he upset.
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Yesica Galindez left Caracas last weekend in search of a better life. Her final destination: Chile, nearly 3,000 miles away.
The Bever family of Tennessee boarded a tour bus in southern Mexico in search of fun and adventure. But Bob Bever would never return home.
The bodies of six men were found Wednesday hanging from bridges in the Mexican state of Baja California Sur, the state's attorney general's office said.
Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski will remain on his post after Congress voted against his removal from office following bribery allegations.