Ferries could be set to run between Florida and Cuba for the first time in more than 50 years after the US government approved new services.
Gay rights activists in Cuba, led by the president's daughter, will hold a mass wedding this weekend, in a country where gay marriage is still not legal.
A Guatemalan woman dubbed Queen of the South, who ran one of the largest drug trafficking rings in Central America, is jailed by the US.
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Colombian reporter sends himself death threats
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