The law’s backers say it sets up a legal framework for the deployment of soldiers, but critics say there aren’t checks checks and balances, or an exit strategy.
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Lawmakers voted to begin proceedings that could remove President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski from office on the grounds that he is “morally handicapped.”
A judge accused Ronald K. Noble, a former New York University law professor, of taking part in a cover-up of Iran’s role in the attack. Mr. Noble denies it.
Our Toronto bureau chief talks about her searing experiences in Haiti, and Broadway producers find a congenial tryout spot in Edmonton.
Dr. Natalia Kanem, head of the United Nations Population Fund, is facing many challenges, including a big funding cut by the Trump administration.
They are 2 years old, but developmentally they are 6 months old. The children most severely affected by Zika face a lifetime of care, new research shows.
The move by lawmakers to allow only domestic partnerships in the self-governing British territory reverses a court ruling from May.
Prosecutors accused Vice President Jorge Glas of pocketing $13.5 million in bribes from the Brazilian construction company Odebrecht.
The British Columbia Securities Commission said Paul Se Hui Oei, a prominent immigration consultant, swindled millions of dollars from investors.
The Trump administration’s reaction to the disputed election in Honduras could create ripple effects throughout Latin America.
A man walking his dog on Vancouver Island found a leg with a foot in a black sneaker on a beach. The authorities are trying to get a DNA sample from it.
The country is the first in Latin America to make a blue pill called PrEP an integral part of its health care policy.
The Harry Ransom Center in Texas has digitized and made available roughly half of the novelist’s archive, including a draft of an unpublished memoir.
Few predicted when Mexico joined the free-trade deal that it would transform the country in a way that would saddle millions with diet-related illnesses.
A team of conservationists documented the plight of an emaciated polar bear in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Now some wonder what can be done to save them.
Smaller and out-of-the-way theaters are increasingly presenting musicals angling for the big time. For the creators of “Hadestown,” the path veered way north.
President Nicolás Maduro hailed victories in municipal elections that many voters deemed a foregone conclusion.
As a dire economy drives migration, Venezuelans in their retirement years are joining the exodus, a journey fraught with worries over health care, employment and leaving a country they love.