Security forces in Venezuela have used tear gas to break up a student demonstration in Caracas.
Protesters placed burning rubbish and furniture on main roads in an attempt to bar access to Caracas.
Needs the Supreme Court to weigh in on new telecommunications agency's legal authority to settle a bitter dispute over its regulatory powers.
Luis Guillermo Solis has a slim lead in Costa Rica's presidential election, which is now likely to go to a runoff.
Needs centrist support to crack 50 percent in the second round, due in March.
Nicaragua's National Assembly has approved changes to the constitution scrapping presidential term limits.
Troubled Venezuelan president attributes an uptick in violence to the popular daytime TV shows.
In video, Rob Ford discussed police surveillance in a mock Jamaican accent in a suburban eatery.
Capriles open to dialogue, but worried it is just a pretext for identifying electoral threats to the government.
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