A series of recent drownings has brought to light the dangers of migrants trying to cross the Rio Grande as they attempt to flee to the United States.
We know that one of the first migrant groups, known as the Clovis people, lived here around 13,000 years ago. Beyond that, however, many details about these early Americans are still hazy.
An estimated 40 buildings collapsed in Tuesday's earthquake, but hundreds more sustained serious damage, leading many residents to evacuate.
Search teams have rushed to find survivors after Tuesday's 7.1 magnitude earthquake in central Mexico toppled more than 40 buildings.
A new law will soon prohibit dolphin shows, and therapy sessions and science experiments with the marine species, in Mexico's capital.
President Donald Trump warned on Friday that he was considering various measures to tackle Venezuela "including a possible military option if necessary." But Latin American nations are united against US military deployment there.
One of the legacies of the Rio Olympics was supposed to be a safer city. A year later, that promise hasn't been kept and soldiers are patrolling Rio's streets.
The World interviewed Nicholas Casey of The New York Times about his time in Venezuela and how the government went after him and eventually kicked him out.
Venezuela's Supreme Court ordered opposition leader Leopoldo López to be released to house arrest, citing health reasons.
The 23-year-old Cuban composer, director and singer didn't pay attention to Santería until she learned its music.
Manuel Noriega was propped up and later toppled by the United States.