Mexico's central bank cut its economic growth forecast for 2019 on Wednesday, citing uncertainty over the policies that president-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador will pursue. In its quarterly report on the state of Latin America's second-largest economy, after Brazil, the Bank of Mexico predicted growth of 1.7 to 2.7% next year, down from 1.8 to 2.8% in its previous forecast.
Budget carrier Norwegian Air plans to start flights between London and Rio de Janeiro in March to break what it said was a monopoly enjoyed by British Airways between the two cities.
Carabineros Director General Hermes Soto Monday admitted his force would freeze the Jungle Commando training programme in Colombia. We have no plans to continue sending people to train there, he said.
United States president Donald Trump on Tuesday sanctioned the wife of Nicaraguan president Daniel Ortega and one of his aides under a new executive order allowing Washington to target Nicaraguan officials for a crackdown on anti-government protests.
Former Bolivian Vicepresident Víctor Hugo Cárdenas aims at becoming his country's Jair Bolsonaro after picking a pro-life evangelical pastor as his running mate for the 2019 presidential campaign.
The Copa Libertadores Superclásico (super derby) final between Argentina's biggest clubs, Boca Juniors and River Plate, has been suspended, CONMEBOL has announced. The regional governing body said on Sunday that the second leg of the already postponed final will be rescheduled, after violent scenes on Saturday ended with Boca's team bus being attacked by River fans.
The U.S.-Mexico border at the San Isidro Port of Entry was closed in both directions for more than five hours on Sunday after hundreds of migrants rushed the area, prompting federal authorities to launch tear gas in an apparent attempt to get the group to disperse.
As Cuban doctors in Brazil begin to head home amid a diplomatic spat between Havana and the Brazilian far-right president-elect, the health ministry of the country said nearly 84% of the resulting vacancies had already been filled.
The governments of Spain and Cuba Thursday signed a memorandum of political consultations in Havanna which clears the path to talks regarding human rights, it was reported.
A Peruvian Airlines Boeing 737-500 registered OB-2041P, coming from Cuzco, crash-landed Thursday morning at La Paz's El Alto airport after problems with its undercarriage, it was reported.