- Paper Cuts: How A Paper Mill Is Ruining Relations Between Argentina And Uruguay
October 15 2013 6:22 AM
The 2nd biggest Latin American country is at loggerheads with its neighbor over a paper mill that plays an outsized role in the region.
- Unsafe Abortions Costly For Colombia And Its Women
October 13 2013 12:05 PM
Despite abortion being legal in some cases, many women find trouble getting a safe procedure to terminate their pregnancy.
- Brazil Apologizes To Japanese For World War II Abuses
October 13 2013 10:27 AM
In 1942, after Brazil -- as an ally -- declared war on Imperial Japan, thousands of Japanese residents in the country were either arrested or deported.
- Where In The World Do Women Hold The Most Seats In Parliament?
October 12 2013 11:49 AM
Most female parliamentarians are in Latin American and sub-Saharan African countries.
- Think The Shutdown Is Puzzling? Wait Till You See What Mexican Media Says
October 11 2013 8:57 AM
Mexico stands to lose a lot if its northern neighbor can't fix the shutdown and default crisis, and its opinion makers are not mincing words.
- Venezuelan Maduro’s Decree Power Woes: What’s Behind It?
October 10 2013 5:41 AM
Nicolás Maduro wants more power. And he is not afraid to ask for it.
- Haitian Cholera Victims Sue The UN
October 09 2013 3:17 PM
A group of Haitian cholera survivors have sued the United Nations, alleging negligence behind the 2010 outbreak that killed thousands.
- Brazil Angry Over Canada's Spying On Energy Ministry
October 08 2013 5:54 AM
Dilma Rousseff said Canada violated her country’s sovereignty, after Snowden documents revealed economic espionage.
- Argentinean President To Have Brain Surgery
October 07 2013 3:23 PM
Cristina Kirchner will undergo an operation on Tuesday for a brain hematoma. No one knows what the cause really is.
- How Chuck Hagel Plans To Recall Civilian Defense Workers
October 05 2013 7:03 PM
The defense secretary interpreted a law enacted last week to bring back civilian staff.
- Among The Disappeared: A Retrospective Of Chile’s History Since Augusto Pinochet
October 04 2013 4:39 PM
This year marked the 40th anniversary of the beginning of Pinochet’s dictatorship, and the 25th anniversary of the plebiscite that ended it.
- World Population: 9.7 Billion By 2050
October 02 2013 10:36 AM
World population will increase to 9.7 billion from the current 7.1 billion; India will be the largest nation, a new study predicted.
- House Republicans' Price: Delay In Obamacare
September 28 2013 3:11 PM
Will the U.S. Senate accept the House Republicans’ bill to delay Obamacare?
- Will House Republicans Shut Down The Government? [UPDATED]
September 28 2013 1:05 PM
The House GOP met on a Saturday to discuss their plan to hash out terms for a bill to avoid a government shutdown.
- Brothers In Arms: Biden And Peña Nieto Bond Over Pemex Reform
September 23 2013 12:48 PM
The U.S. vice president's visit to Mexico resulted in a slew of praise for its neighbor - and the NSA espionage scandal was nowhere to be found.
- Did The US Really Ban Venezuela’s President From Its Airspace?
September 21 2013 12:29 PM
Nicolás Maduro claims the U.S. did not allow the Venezuelan presidential plane to fly over Puerto Rico.
- The Muslims Of Mexico In The Shadow Of Zapatistas
September 20 2013 3:00 PM
The Mexican state of Chiapas is an island of Islam in a country characterized by Catholicism, which has led to the creation of a hybrid culture.
- Guess What Country Has Reached The UN’s Millennium Goals Early?
September 20 2013 5:46 AM
Peru has met the requirements of several Millennium Goals on poverty, malnutrition and literacy -- two years before schedule.
- Brazilian Hackers Mistake NASA For NSA
September 18 2013 11:45 AM
Brazilian hackers accidentally attacked NASA, the space agency, instead of the NSA, the spy agency, last week.
- 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.