- How To Boost Popularity: Ditch America (If You're a South American Leader)
September 18 2013 11:37 AM
Dilma Rousseff's decision to cancel the first U.S. visit by a Brazilian leader in 20 years earned her praise from local media, and a spike in popularity.
- Brazil's President Cancels Washington Visit Over NSA Spying
September 17 2013 12:54 PM
According to a Brazilian paper, not even a call with Obama persuaded Dilma Rousseff to forgive having been spied on by the Americans.
- Panama And Nicaragua Bump Heads Over Regional Waters
September 13 2013 5:32 PM
Panama has joined Colombia, Costa Rica And Jamaica in a quarrel over regional waters in the Caribbean Sea.
- Why Did UK’s Margaret Thatcher Support Chilean Dictator Augusto Pinochet?
September 11 2013 10:27 AM
As a devout anti-Communist, Pinochet enjoyed the support and friendship of a number of western leaders.
- NSA Spying For Economic Reasons, Brazil’s Rousseff Says
September 10 2013 1:06 AM
The allegation, which follows a Brazilian media report that NSA snooped on state-run oil giant Petrobras, could hurt U.S.-Brazil ties.
- Brazil’s Bloody Independence Day Leaves 300 Arrested, 35 Injured
September 09 2013 1:16 PM
Brazil's wave of demonstrations turned violent Saturday when police harshly repressed protests against the Independence Day parade.
- 'An Attack On Sovereignty': Brazil And Mexico React To NSA Espionage
September 03 2013 4:28 PM
Spying by the Americans on the cell phone of Brazil's president has provoked a ferocious backlash in the country. Mexico reacted more mildly.
- NSA Snooped On Mexican, Brazilian Presidents: Greenwald
September 02 2013 1:38 AM
This is the first time it has been alleged that the NSA spied on world leaders in their home countries.
- About 8,000 Mexicans Take To The Streets Against Energy Reform
September 01 2013 7:27 PM
As the Mexican Senate gets ready to debate President Peña Nieto’s energy-reform proposal, the opposition made its disagreement known loud and clear.
- 50 Years After March On Washington, Equality For All Is Still A Dream
August 24 2013 3:13 PM
Martin Luther King Jr.’s eldest son said it’s “not a time for nostalgic commemoration.”
- Mexico Bill Would Limit Transparency
August 22 2013 12:24 PM
Is Mexico shutting its citizens off from public information? A new law just might do that to one of the world's most transparent governments.
- 13th Time’s A Charm? Colombia In Peace Talks With FARC Guerrillas
August 20 2013 4:29 PM
As the latest negotiations start with a more open FARC, Santos might make history as the Colombian president who put an end to the war.
- A New Latin American Spur: Colombia Goes On Strike
August 20 2013 6:08 AM
And now it's Colombia's turn: Another country joins the upheaval in Latin America with a general strike.
- More Baby Veronicas?
August 19 2013 1:15 PM
More than 800 Native American babies were adopted in the U.S. in the year ending Sept. 30, 2012. Are they at risk of custody battles?
- Nicaragua And Costa Rica Are At It Again
August 19 2013 12:30 PM
The neighboring countries cannot decide who gets to keep the coastal province of Guanacaste. Both want it and neither will back down.
- Russia Is Not Alone: Venezuela’s Homophobic Tirade Against Capriles
August 19 2013 12:10 PM
Is Venezuela homophobic? Just ask the target of the latest verbal attacks, opposition leader Henrique Capriles.
- Where Was Nicolás Maduro Born?
August 16 2013 5:40 AM
The mystery of Venezuelan President Maduro's place of birth could be more than just a myth -- it could cost him the presidency.
- Car Bomb In Southern Beirut Kills At Least 16, Injures Hundreds
August 15 2013 5:33 PM
The explosion was the latest security incident in Lebanon stemming from the civil war in neighboring Syria.
- On The Contrary, Financial Experts Like Mexico's Pemex Reform
August 15 2013 12:49 PM
Politicians and investors dismiss the reform that may shake up one of the world's biggest oil producers, but some experts are more optimistic.
- A Nicaraguan Odyssey: Why The Canal Might Never Happen
August 14 2013 6:06 AM
Should President Daniel Ortega pursue his dream of building the Nicaragua canal? Experts' advice is to sleep on it.