Panama’s president on Friday presented a new elite counternarcotics police unit to combat smuggling of increased cocaine production in neighboring Colombia.
Three dismembered bodies were found in a Mexican resort town as local and national officials held a meeting there on public security, authorities said Friday.
United Nations peacekeeping missions, under threat from budget cuts if Washington’s promise to slash its UN spending goes ahead, are already costing as little as possible, a UN official said Friday.
Guatemala busted a ring of at least 15 customs agents, port workers and transport company workers on Friday accused of using falsified documents to avoid paying customs duties.
Cuban President Raul Castro’s son, Alejandro, was the communist island’s envoy for secret negotiations with the United States that led to the countries’ historic rapprochement, a cardinal close to the talks said.
At least 50 people have been killed and dozens more injured since Tuesday after armed men attacked three villages in the central Bambari region of the Central African Republic, local residents who fled their homes told AFP.
Donald Trump suffered a major political blow Friday as he was forced to ask Republican leaders to pull an emblematic health care bill that failed to gather enough support in Congress.
Brazil’s consumer protection agency Senacom ordered recalls Friday of meat from three meatpacking companies involved in a tainted produce scandal that has hit the Latin American giant hard.
The team of health inspectors strode into the Rio supermarket Friday and before long had two trolleys filled to the brim — except they weren’t shopping.
A jihadist accused of masterminding a deadly attack in Ivory Coast is also suspected of having planned a major assault in Burkina Faso’s capital last year, a senior official said Friday.
Syrian rivals will tackle all agenda items at peace talks this week, including political transition, the United Nations mediator Staffan de Mistura said Friday, warning not to expect “miracles.”