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Haiti announces three days of mourning for hundreds of hurricane dead

Haiti on Saturday announced three days of national mourning for the hundreds of people killed by Hurricane Matthew earlier this week.

Tens of thousands protest against gay marriage in Mexico

Ten of thousands of people across Mexico have Saturday taken part in protests against a government plan to legalize same-sex marriage.

Mexico's new finance minister: US-Mexican border wall not in budget

Mexico's new finance minister said on Thursday a wall along the US-Mexican border, proposed by US presidential candidate Donald Trump, will not be part of the state budget.

Mexican finance minister resigns after Trump visit

Mexico's Finance Minister Luis Videgaray has resigned following a controversial visit by US presidential candidate Donald Trump, the ministry said on Wednesday.

"I did it for Mexico," president says of meeting with Trump

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has rejected criticism of his controversial meeting with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

Trump meets with Mexican president ahead of immigration policy speech

Following a hastily arranged meeting with President Enrique Pena Nieto in Mexico City, Donald Trump on Wednesday praised Mexican-Americans while calling it a "sovereign right" for a country to...

Mexico resort kidnap victims were cartel members, authorities say

Six people abducted from a restaurant in the Mexican resort city of Puerto Vallarta were believed to be members of the Sinaloa drugs cartel, authorities said Tuesday.

10 people abducted from Mexico restaurant in suspected gang crime

Mexican authorities were investigating the kidnapping overnight of at least 10 people from a restaurant in the Pacific resort city of Puerto Vallarta, in an incident Monday believed to be linked...

Thousands of Venezuelans cross Colombian border for food, medicine

Thousands of Venezuelans crossed the border to Colombia on Saturday after the shared frontier was reopened partially for the first time in nearly a year.

At least 38 dead after tropical storm triggers landslides in Mexico

At least 38 people are dead in eastern Mexico after tropical storm Earl brought heavy rains and triggered landslides, officials said Sunday.

Mexico authorizes US extradition for drug boss "El Chapo"

Accused cartel kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's extradition to the United States to face drug trafficking charges has been approved, the Mexican Foreign Ministry said Friday.

FIFA audit and compliance chief Scala resigns in reform row

FIFA's independent audit and compliance chairman Domenico Scala resigned Saturday in protest at a congress decision he says "undermines" reforms at football's scandal-hit governing body.

FIFA president Infantino defends new council rights

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has defended a decision to allow its new-look council the right to appoint and dismiss members of key governance and compliance committees.

FIFA appoints Fatma Samoura as No 2, admits Kosovo, Gibraltar

FIFA Friday appointed Senegalese UN executive Fatma Samoura secretary general while giving Kosovo and Gibraltar the go-ahead to play in World Cup qualifiers as football governing body's newest...

UEFA starts search for a new president as Platini era ends

UEFA must start looking for a new president in earnest now that Michel Platini remains banned and has said he will resign. However, suitable candidates appear to be sparse.