American aid agency funded ZunZuneo messaging service to encourage dissent in Cuba
Chilean president declares northern Chile a disaster area after huge quake and tsunami
Canada's airline cancels flights to Caracas as it 'can no longer ensure the safety of its operation'
Unfinished stadiums, IT systems and transport links – Brazil has a race on its hands to be ready
‘Fast, damaging and relatively simple’ techniques will be used to crash Fifa and sponsor’s sites, say activists
Scores of whales ended up in a desert more than half a mile from the sea five millions years ago
Leopoldo Lopez surrenders to national guardsmen after impassioned speech to supporters in Caracas
Scott MacIntyre files $1m lawsuit alleging Ford paid ex-footballer to beat him up in prison showers
Toronto mayor puts on boozy show in Jamaican restaurant, but denies he's 'discriminative'
Government plans to grow and sell drug to citizens in bid to undermine traffickers
Gruesome discovery made by policewoman wife of former professional in Rio de Janeiro
Wearing a wig and carrying a pistol, Mexican woman claims to be avenging sexual abuse on buses
Two minds with but a single thought as University of Washington researcher controls colleague’s hand movements
First Maduro saw his late predecessor 'as a bird', now he is spending nights with his remains
Arrest of Zetas cartel chief hailed as major victory for authorities fighting bloody drug wars
World Cup warm-up tournament could be under threat as protesters' agenda widens
How did a dispute about bus fares in Sao Paulo turn into Brazil's biggest demonstrations in 20 years?
England friendly match in Rio suspended by judge over stadium safety concerns but then reinstated
Punch-up in the National Assembly over disputed election results after death of Hugo Chavez