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Paraguay ruling party candidate wins presidential election
ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) -- The son of a former dictator's top aide won the presidential election in Paraguay on Sunday, helped by a booming economy under his party....

Mexico holds its first presidential debate for July election
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- The first of Mexico's presidential debates has opened with fire, with front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defending the idea of an amnesty to fight drug violence and reviving his famous campaign slogan from 2006, "For the good of all, the poor come first."...

Peruvian mob kills Canadian blamed for shaman's killing
LIMA, Peru (AP) -- A 41-year-old Canadian who traveled to Peru to study hallucinogenic medicine was killed by a mob in a remote corner of the Amazon rain forest after people blamed him for the slaying of an elderly shaman, authorities said Sunday....

Nicaragua's president cancels social security overhaul
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) -- Nicaragua's president on Sunday withdrew changes to the social security system that had triggered deadly protests and looting....

The Latest: Nicaragua cancels social security overhaul
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) -- The latest on unrest in Nicaragua (all times local):...