Gun shots were fired and a weapon was held to one person's head, but no one is believed to be injured.
Three Canadians have lost their appeal over their conviction for the death of mother Chantal Lavigne, who was "cooked alive" during a detox spa treatment.
Juan Manuel Santos could achieve one of his longstanding ambitions this month, if country is cleared to join the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
TripAdvisor will now show 'health and safety' warnings next to hotels and resorts on its website that have been reported by users to be locations of crime.
The 60-year-old drug baron has been in solitary confinement at the Metropolitan Correctional Facility, New York, since January 2017.
"People really don't want to leave their homes. We are going to work hard on those things so people don't have to leave," a Fema official said.
A British police officer serving in Canada has been hailed "a hero" after he was shot and killed during a shootout in British Columbia.
A new law has been introduced in Rio de Janeiro which requires children to wear their blood type on their school uniforms.
Three Brazilian teenagers reportedly live streamed their own deaths when police opened fire on their car during an anti-drug-trafficking raid in Rio de Janeiro.
"It is up to every one of us to make sure the next generation inherits an ocean that has more fish than plastic."
Labour leader thinks Queen Elizabeth II should apologise for investing her money in overseas tax havens if they were used to avoid paying UK tax.
Jamie Valeri joins Kristie Love in accusing TripAdvisor of deleting posts about being drugged and sexually assaulted while staying at Iberostar Paraiso Maya hotel in Mexico.
Appleby, the global law firm at the centre of the so-called Paradise Papers disclosures, has slammed the investigative work of news institutions around the world.
Defence attorneys for the former drug kingpin alleged that his restrictive prison conditions are harming his mental well-being.
Four people, including the gang leader, were killed in the shooting at a hospital in the Mexican state of Puebla.
Kristie Love and Jamie Valeri both wrote on TripAdvisor about being sexually assaulted at the Iberostar Paraiso. Both their posts were taken down.
Negative comments by more than a dozen users were taken down after moderators stated that they were in violation of the site's "family-friendly" guidelines.
Day of the Dead 2017 celebrations across Latin America, from earthquake memorials in Mexico City to a drunken horse race in Guatemala and a voodoo ritual in Haiti.