After 78 Killings, a Honduran Drug Lord Partners With the U.S.

TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS — The number of murders the Honduran drug lord admitted to orchestrating over 10 years was stunning. The dead included people he described as killers, rapists and gang...

Their Government in Chaos, Brazilians Fear the Joke Is on Them

RIO DE JANEIRO — Cartoonish depictions of Brazil’s president are so popular that his office is trying to restrict access to his pictures — so they don’t get turned...

Central American Leaders Voice Concerns About U.S. Deportations

MIAMI — Leaders from two Central American nations on Thursday asked Vice President Mike Pence to ensure that their citizens could remain in the United States as part of...

Venezuela Crisis: Washington is to Use Colombian Militants to Topple Maduro

Political turmoil and large-scale wave of protests hit Venezuela this year as the result of the discontent with state leaders’ policy, deficiency of essentials and a mass population impoverishment...

Renegotiate Nafta? Mexicans Say Get on With It

MEXICO CITY — For more than two decades, free trade has been at the heart of Mexico’s relationship with America, responsible for pumping a stream of vehicles, audio components...

Detroit: The Most Exciting City in America?

I’ve always found the best way to read a city’s mood is on a bicycle. You move at a speed that allows for a kind of mutual handshake with...

As Storm Stalls, Rescue Work Begins Amid Rain and Rubble

Read more on the storm here. • Harvey, the hurricane that tore across the Gulf Coast of Texas at 130 m.p.h., was downgraded to a tropical storm Saturday afternoon. • There...

‘Frida Sofia’: The Mexico Earthquake Victim Who Never Was

Her plight captured the attention of the Mexican public: a 12-year-old girl, trapped in the rubble of a collapsed elementary school as rescuers rushed to save her. Television cameras fixed...

Venezuela’s Most-Wanted Rebel Shared His Story, Just Before Death

The end had come for Óscar Pérez. Blood streamed down the rebel’s face. His men were fighting behind cabinets and ovens as the Venezuelan government closed in on their hide-out....

G.M. Workers Strike in Canada as Mexico Jobs Raise Tension

OTTAWA — Workers at a General Motors assembly plant in Ontario went on strike late Sunday as union leaders reported an impasse in talks to keep Canadian jobs from...