Due to deep resentment over previous U.S. interventions in Latin America, information on covert meetings to possibly overthrow President Nicolás Maduro is expected to “land like a bomb” in the region.
Firefighters and museum workers race to save historical relics. President Michel Temer laments, "Two hundred years of work, investigation and knowledge have been lost."
Demonstrations by Families Belong Together aim at separation of immigrant families in U.S. detention centers.
Police clash with supporters of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva who gathered to protest his incarceration. The former official has been sentenced to 12 years.
Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart had been in a “deeply depressed state" and killed himself after months of treatment, state media reported. He was 68.
Francis, visiting Peru, says Latin America has become the most violent place on earth for women. The pontiff demands new laws and cultural change.
The pontiff acknowledges the "irreparable harm" that clergy members have caused to children in a scandal and a cover-up that have damaged the church's credibility.
Industrial nations amassed their wealth by pillaging the global south and slaughtering the indigenous. The savage war in El Salvador was only one of many chapters in this tragic saga.
But the new status may change little in the near future for Julian Assange, who has been living in asylum in Ecuador's London embassy for five years.