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Hurricane Kenneth powers up in Pacific far off Mexico coast
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Hurricane Kenneth formed far off Mexico's Pacific coast Sunday and quickly grew into a major storm, while people in the Caribbean kept watch for the possible reemergence of a tropical storm....

Mexico: 1 dead, 5 hurt in blast at illegal fuel pipeline tap
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexican authorities say an explosion at an illegal fuel pipeline tap has killed a person and injured five more in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz....

Venezuela congress defies push to take over its powers
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Venezuela's congress met Saturday in defiance of what opposition leaders consider an autocratic push by allies of President Nicolas Maduro to usurp the legislature's powers....

Getting water to Peru's desert capital is no easy task
LIMA, Peru (AP) -- Getting fresh water to Peru's desert capital is no easy task....

Venezuela's ousted chief prosecutor flees to Colombia
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -- Venezuela's ousted chief prosecutor and her husband - two of President Nicolas Maduro's most outspoken critics - fled the country and landed Friday afternoon in Colombia....