ECATEPEC, Mexico Mexican activists protesting violence against women set part of a building belonging to a government rights commission on fire in central Mexico on Friday.
ECATEPEC, Mexico Millions of women across Mexico stayed home from factories, offices and schools on Monday in protest at gender violence - but some who turned up to their jobs said work was its own kind of protest.
CARACAS, Venezuela Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido returned to his country on Monday after flouting a court-imposed travel ban by touring Latin American countries to boost support for his campaign to tighten regional pressure on President Nicolas Maduro. | Video
LIMA The Dakar Rally is a race like no other, a two-week long endurance challenge across Peru and some of the harshest terrain and conditions on Earth.
SAN MIGUEL LOS LOTES, Guatemala Eleven days after the Fuego volcano rained down on the Guatemalan village of San Miguel Los Lotes, a backhoe ripped the roof off one of the homes buried by ash, revealing a corpse in the still-hot dust. | Video
SAN MIGUEL LOS LOTES, Guatemala There was no time to eat. Sunday family lunches were interrupted, the food left on the table. Children abandoned toys, and clothes still hung on lines in backyards. Animals died petrified.
TEQUILA, Mexico A growing thirst for tequila from New York to Tokyo has made the sale of the drink into a multibillion-dollar industry, but its production remains rooted in centuries-old methods of farming using hand tools and packs of mules.
MEXICO CITY I first visited Camp No. 3 a few days after the Sept. 19 earthquake. | Video
PANAMA CITY As Panama reels from outrage at legal loopholes that help the world's wealthy hide their cash, inmates at the capital's La Joya prison are paying a heavy price for flaws elsewhere in the Central American nation's justice system.
PASO CANOAS, PANAMA A new bottleneck of Cuban migrants bound for the United States has formed this month in Panama, threatening a fresh diplomatic headache in Central America after thousands were flown out of the region earlier this year.