Canada Under Fire For Increasing Seal Hunt Quota
March 28 2015 7:58 AM EDT
Every year, in March and April, thousands of young seals are killed by hunters in Canada for their fur.
China-Led Infrastructure Investment Bank Gains Global Support
March 28 2015 3:27 AM EDT
Like the U.K., Switzerland and other European countries, Russia has announced it intends to join the bank.
Stun Grenades, Tear Gas Used On Anti-Austerity Protesters In Montreal
March 28 2015 2:26 AM EDT
The Quebec government has made major cuts to health, education and social services since taking power last April.
The Mexican-American War Is Back (But Only In Chechnya)
March 27 2015 3:47 PM EDT
Chechnya actually offered Mexico weapons to fight the United States. Moscow was not pleased.
Brazil Probes Another Multimillion-Dollar Corruption Scheme
March 27 2015 11:47 AM EDT
Investigators are accusing suspects of bribing a government agency to reduce tax evasion penalties.
DEA Agents Had Sex Parties With Cartel Prostitutes: Report
March 26 2015 8:41 PM EDT
So far, seven agents have received suspensions, ranging from two to 10 days.
Costa Rica Dismisses Ambassador To Venezuela After Comments Supporting Maduro
March 26 2015 4:03 PM EDT
The diplomat's comments in a media interview "created confusion" about the relationship between the two countries.
'Birther' Movement Targets Ted Cruz
March 26 2015 3:20 PM EDT
A debate over whether Ted Cruz can run for president was ignited when he launched his candidacy Monday.
Chile Declares Emergency After Flash Floods In Atacama Desert
March 26 2015 1:42 AM EDT
Heavy rains in the normally arid desert have caused flash floods and mudslides, stranding several residents in the region.
Attacks On Mexican Journalists Rose 80% Under Nieto: Report
March 25 2015 5:19 PM EDT
The report comes as Mexico is undergoing a heated conversation over press freedom in light of the firing of a prominent journalist last week.
Venezuela's Maduro Gets A Small Popularity Boost
March 25 2015 2:46 PM EDT
Analysts speculated that U.S. sanctions might help Maduro divert attention away from the economy, but his approval ratings are still low.
Nicaragua Seeks Russian Fighter Jets
March 25 2015 12:37 PM EDT
Central American countries are nervous that Nicaragua could tip the balance of military might in the region.
UN Honors Slave Trade Victims With New Memorial
March 25 2015 6:55 AM EDT
The International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade remembers an estimated 15 million men, women and children.
A New Olympic Event: Sewage Sailing?
March 24 2015 3:03 PM EDT
Around 70 percent of Rio's raw sewage flushes into Guanabara Bay, where the 2016 Olympics sailing will to take place.
Mexico Captures Zetas Regional Commander
March 24 2015 12:52 PM EDT
Ramiro Perez Ramos, known as "El Rama," was reportedly aiming to be the Zetas' next leader.
Canada Could Step Up 'Deception Techniques' In 2015
March 24 2015 4:36 AM EDT
Previously leaked documents have shown that Canada's intelligence service is monitoring millions of domestic emails every year.
Canada To Extend Military Mission Against ISIS
March 24 2015 1:32 AM EDT
The move would make Canada the second NATO country to launch strikes against ISIS in Syria.
Uruguay Says It Won't Admit Any More Guantanamo Detainees
March 24 2015 1:29 AM EDT
The new government also announced that it would not grant asylum to any more Syrian refugees.
Poll Shows Most Brazilians Favor Rousseff's Impeachment
March 23 2015 6:11 PM EDT
The poll also showed that Rousseff's personal approval rating had dropped to 18.9 percent from 55.6 percent in September.
Despite Cuban Heritage, Cruz Not An Easy Sell For Latino Voters
March 23 2015 2:32 PM EDT
Despite his heritage, Cruz will likely not be able to rally voters around his potentially historic candidacy the way President Barack Obama did in 2008.