President Barack Obama's speech to Cubans today featured echoes of Ronald Reagan's 1987 plea to Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev.
An expedition has returned from the jungles of Honduras with news of the discovery of a lost city from a mysterious culture. Could it be the "Lost City of the Monkey God," a centuries-old Honduran legend?
Ariel Camacho, lead singer of the group Los Plebes del Rancho, was killed in a car accident on Wednesday. Just 22 years old, Camacho was already a big name in the world of narcocorridos, Mexico's musical odes to drug trafficking culture.
"You have to think about where you invest your time and your energy and your love, because you don’t want to waste it," says Omar Solis, a gay American student in Mexico trying to figure out how to live openly. "But that’s what it takes."
Two Mexican-born filmmakers took major prizes at the Oscars this weekend, continuing the country's winning streak at the biggest awards show in film. That success is encouraging young and emerging film students in a country where making movies remains tough.
In Portobelo, Panama, a local spin on the Carnival holiday celebrates Africans who escaped from Spanish slavery. But while it features "Diablos" with whips and kids wearing blackface, an American academic who works with locals says it's a powerful, celebratory metaphor.
China has made major investments Latin America in the last few years. But it's pushing their economies back to a simple export business for raw materials.
In the process of getting temporary relief, undocumented immigrants hang in the balance as the White House faces a Texas court's injunction on Obama's immigration action.
The wildly popular tweet was aimed at a nation that stigmatized all Africans during the Ebola outbreak. While the US government recommends all its citizens get inoculations, including one for measles, many states allow exemptions for personal or philosophical concerns. Immigrants, however, don't enjoy that choice.
Tania Bruguera was arrested after trying to stage an open-mic performance in Revolution Square in Havana a few weeks back. She's free now, but without her passport, and "I'm followed 24-7 by a car and by people."
This Canadian photographer was taking snaps of a sperm whale when he got caught in a massive poop storm — really.