However, a second-run off was scheduled to take place on Jan. 17 to choose the right president for their country.
The government of Honduras confirmed that the United States has sent a request to extradite a former vice president, who has been accused of participating in money laundering activities.
Two Mexican Marines have been killed in a search for El Chapo.
The ex-Mexican mayor tied to the disappearance of 43 students in Mexico has been charged with links to organized crime.
In a recent development in the Guatemala corruption scandal, a businessman who once functioned as the private secretary of former President Alvaro Colom surrendered to the authorities on Monday.
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is against the idea of allowing Cuban migrants in Costa Rica to have "free entry" to the United States.
The Venezuelan Socialist Party still refuses to transfer power to the opposition.
Since his predecessor refused to give up the old Twitter handle for the highest post in the country, Argentine President Mauricio Macri created a new Twitter account under the name @CasaRosada.
Argentina and Venezuela are feuding over the release of political prisoners.
Rousseff replaces finance minister
Venezuela's opposition believes that the new legislature in the country should prioritise removing President Nicolas Maduro from his post before his term ends in 2019.
Vélez seemingly supported Donald Trump's anti-Muslim remarks.
The Cuban leader said that the U.S. should remove all past policies in order to attain significant changes in the normalization of relations.
The recent election of Argentine President Mauricio Macri promises a great start for the country after 12 years of economic uncertainty.
There was a new development in Brazil's impeachment proceedings saga against Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff. As well, the country's debt rating took another blow, only to compound the problems facing the president.
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The superhero movie "Deadpool" has crushed box-office records despite the restricted rating (Rated R) given to the film.
This was the first time in their 52 years in the industry to reveal three cover girls.