They were heckled and called slaves of a communist state when they first landed, but in the poorest corners of Brazil the arrival of 5,400 Cuban doctors is being welcomed as a godsend.
Mexico's main leftist party said on Thursday it had pulled out of a cross-party pact on economic reform, raising hopes that the government will agree to a more far-reaching plan to attract private investment for the oil industry.
For the first time, more Mexicans disapprove of President Enrique Pena Nieto's performance than approve, partly because of his tax increases, according to a newspaper poll released on Sunday, the anniversary of his first year in office.
Shakira's return after dedicating a full year to her son Milan, will be accompanied by the release of a new album through which the star showed her deep love she feels for her boyfriend, footballer Gerard Piqué, as the Colombian singer recently said that the album will be dedicated to Milan's father.
One of the greatest hits of this summer, Daft Punk's "Get Lucky", has been covered by Bono of U2 himself.
A citizen initiative promoted in Mexico City seeks to reduce the salaries of legislators, public workers and the President by 50 percent..
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Mexican actor Juan Peláez died on Saturday, November 23 from a heart attack caused by his cancer.
Mexican authorities found 42 bodies of victims of organized crime in mass graves in the state of Jalisco.
Brazilian model Catarina Migliori has become the focus of attention once more, after she has set up an auction for her virginity once more, a year after doing the same thing in October 2012.
The Richards family from Canberra in Australia broke the Guinness World Record for the most amount of Christmas lights on a house with 500 thousand lights.
Brazil opened two of its busiest airports to private investors on Friday, awarding $9 billion worth of contracts in a hotly contested auction as the country overhauls crowded terminals ahead of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics.
Legislation to implement a major overhaul of Mexico's telecommunications industry will not be approved until early next year, pushing back a deadline set for December, two senior lawmakers said on Saturday.
The largest and most active volcano in Europe has again erupted. Mount Etna spewed volcanic ash in towns located near the area, namely Taormina in the Italian island of Sicily.
Russian soprano Anna Netrebko has announced her separation to Uruguayan bass-baritone Erwin Schrott.