A US judge orders Argentina and its creditors to meet "continuously" to avoid the nation defaulting on its debts later this month.
Venezuelan soldiers remove hundreds of families from a notorious 45-storey Caracas skyscraper that dominates the city skyline.
Dunga, captain of Brazil's 1994 World Cup-winning side, becomes the national team's coach for the second time.
Real Madrid sign World Cup Golden Boot winner James Rodriguez from Monaco for a reported £63m.
Argentina is set to default in less than two weeks unless it reaches a deal with holders.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has signed an oil deal with Venezuela, as part of a four-day tour of Latin America.
How one man's failure to get a cab drove him to try to fix the problem
Brazilian Tallis Gomes explains how a failed attempt to hail a cab drove him to create smartphone app Easy Taxi.
The owner of a children's home in the Mexican city of Zamora at the heart of an abuse scandal has been released by police.
Norberto Odebrecht, the founder of one of Latin America's largest engineering conglomerates, dies at the age of 93.
Mexican authorities begin the transfer of children from the House of the Big Family children's home, as families complain of abuse.
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Spanish police arrest a man they say is one of the most wanted criminals in Colombia, Hernan Alonso Villa, known as "el Raton" or "The Mouse".
Pope Francis demands justice for the victims of a bomb attack against the Amia Jewish centre in Buenos Aires 20 years ago, which killed 85 people.
Nearly 200,000 people sign a petition to get a despondent polar bear moved from an Argentina zoo to Canada.
World Cup experience will help Brazil in 2016
The Mexican mothers who deny their children deserved to die
Bolivia approves legislation to allow 'self-employed children' to work from the age of 10 provided they go to school and get parental supervision.
Allegations of abuse at a children's home in Mexico raise uncomfortable questions
Mexican prosecutors say they will examine whether previous complaints against a children's home raided on Tuesday amid abuse allegations were ignored.