The bill would have rolled back a large part of the 2013 opening of Mexico’s electricity and oil industries to foreign investment, which led to billions of dollars of investment in power plants, oil exploration and gas stations by international energy companies.
Struggling in countries hard-hit by the pandemic, tens of thousands of displaced Venezuelans are on the move again, trekking to the U.S. in search of asylum and stability.
U.S. government and rights groups say President Nayib Bukele’s anti-gang emergency measures and legislation weaken rule of law and civil rights.
Andrés Manuel López Obrador secured an easy victory Sunday in a referendum over whether he should complete his six-year term.
A tropical “Little Ukraine” is populated by descendants of Ukrainian immigrants who arrived decades ago and still maintain the old language and customs.
Voters embraced Rodrigo Chaves’s antiestablishment platform and pledges to root out corruption amid a broad rejection of traditional political parties.
Mexico’s Riviera Maya area has seen an alarming rise in killings. The violence in the country’s top tourism spot is being fueled by demand for narcotics by the tourists themselves.
Juan Orlando Hernández faces indictment in U.S. court on drug and weapons charges.
The country’s congress approved the suspension of constitutional guarantees and arrest rules after more than 60 people were killed by gangs over the weekend, the government said.
In a dramatic speech, the nation’s ambassador to the Organization of American States becomes first top official to publicly quit the Ortega regime since 2019.
The company pledges to make up for fall in Russian exports, but some Biden officials oppose permitting U.S. companies to operate under President Nicolás Maduro’s autocratic regime.
A Supreme Court justice Sunday withdrew an order to suspend Telegram in the country after the company complied with directives to block accounts used by President Jair Bolsonaro’s supporters to spread false information.
Police and prosecutors are investigating use of social media and chat app by supporters of President Jair Bolsonaro to spread false information and incite violence.
The deal pushes back debt payments just days before a likely default.
A Honduran Supreme Court judge ruled he would allow the extradition of former President Juan Orlando Hernández to face trial in New York on charges he helped smuggle tons of cocaine into the U.S.
Republicans and leading Democrats oppose any move to lift sanctions to help boost crude supply amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
The move comes just days after Mr. Maduro met with senior U.S. officials who are considering lifting oil sanctions on Caracas as energy prices surge.
At least 26 fans were injured, several seriously, in a major brawl at a first-division soccer match in central city of Querétaro.
Brazil is the top importer of Russian fertilizer and the largest producer of soy, coffee and sugar. If its farmers have to pay significantly more for fertilizer, the cost of agricultural products is likely to climb, driving up global inflation.
Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta was sentenced to 4½ years in prison in a case that has raised questions about the pope’s handling of sexual abuse at the highest level of the Catholic Church.