BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean
Mario Estrada is accused of conspiring to import cocaine to the US to fund his presidential campaign.
Nicaraguans in Costa Rica face a backlash from those angry about the growing numbers seeking refuge.
Migrants who have a credible fear of returning home will be indefinitely jailed under the new ruling.
The first aid shipment from the International Red Cross is being distributed in crisis-hit Venezuela.
President Nicolás Maduro wants a million more people to join his civilian militia by the end of the year.
From skateboarding to spying suspicions - why Ecuador said it was time to end Julian Assange's asylum.