Mexican journalists denounce a new law that introduces a number of restrictions on crime reporting in north-eastern Sinaloa state.
In the first hearing since Argentina defaulted on its debts, US judge Thomas Griesa calls for negotiations to be resumed urgently.
Five very different working lives in Panama
Bills aimed at dealing with the crush of undocumented children streaming over the US border fail in Congress, as it prepares for its summer recess.
BBC Argentina correspondent Ignacio de los Reyes gets the reaction of people in Buenos Aires to the news of the country's debt default.
A group of previously isolated indigenous people from the Amazon has come face to face with a settled community of villagers for the first time in the Brazilian state of Acre, according to authorities.
Argentina blames the US for its default, calling the mediator in debt negotiations which ended in failure "incompetent".
The US, Mexico and Guatemala will establish more checkpoints along the route of a freight train to prevent migrants from boarding it, Guatemala says.
Argentina has defaulted on its debt - for the second time in 13 years.
The remains of 31 indigenous Ixil Mayans, killed in 1982 at the height of the Guatemala civil war, are buried in a ceremony in the country's north-west.
The Mexican women helping migrants survive their perilous journey
Argentina's Economy Minister Axel Kicillof says his offer to "hold out" investors has been rejected as a debt default deadline approaches.
Julio Grondona, president of the Argentine Football Association, dies in Buenos Aires at the age of 82.
Usain Bolt denies newspaper claims that he made disparaging comments about the Commonwealth Games.
The US imposes travel restrictions on Venezuelan government officials it says are linked to human rights abuses during recent protests.
After a key transmission tower was blown up in Buenaventura, leaving the Colombian port city without power, the authorities ban alcohol and weapons.
No deal is in prospect in Argentina's debt talks in New York as Wednesday night's default deadline approaches.
Call it something else, says Argentina's president
One of Brazil's most prominent indigenous leaders, Davi Kopenawa of the Yanomami people, calls for police protection following a series of death threats.
The stepfather of Argentine football star Carlos Tevez is freed after being kidnapped on the outskirts of Buenos Aires and held for eight hours.