Latin America's Minimum Wage Battles
September 15 2014 4:37 PM
While the U.S. debates raising minimum wages, its Southern neighbors are doing just that -- but inflation may make their efforts in vain.
Report: Banks Handled Cocaine-Tainted Cash
September 14 2014 12:53 PM
DEA highlights how global drug proceeds can make their way into the pockets of the Colombian kingpins.
Are Mexican Drug Gangs Looking To Grow Their Own?
September 13 2014 10:30 AM
The discovery of coca plants in Mexico hints at a big shift in Mexican cocaine operations, but don’t count on major changes soon.
Rob Ford Withdraws From Toronto Mayor's Race
September 12 2014 1:46 PM
Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford cited health reasons for his exit.
Chile May Revoke Amnesty For Pinochet-Era Crimes
September 12 2014 11:59 AM
Chilean judges haven’t invoked the law since 1998, but repealing it would be a landmark human rights move nonetheless.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Hospitalized For Suspected Tumor
September 10 2014 8:05 PM
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford went to the hospital Wednesday for a suspected tumor.
Chile's Mysterious Bombing Spree
September 09 2014 3:22 PM
Chile has enviably low rates of violence, but a spate of bomb attacks has the country worried. Are anarchists to blame?
Local ‘La Familia' Cartel Boss Gunned Down In Mexico
September 08 2014 8:03 PM
Sunday’s attack shows remnants linger of a cartel known for using beheadings as a fear tactic.
Obama Delays Immigration Action Until After Election
September 06 2014 12:35 PM
The president had pledged action on immigration reform by the end of the summer. Republicans call the reversal "raw politics."
One In 10 Girls Raped Or Assaulted By Age 20, UN Says
September 04 2014 11:29 PM
The report draws on data from 190 countries and paints a grim picture of the extent of physical and sexual violence against children.
Clinton, Christie Vie For Energy Industry Favor
September 04 2014 2:48 PM
Clinton is addressing "clean energy" leaders Thursday, while Christie appealed to oil and gas players in a Wednesday speech.
Orthodox Jews Expelled From Guatemalan Village
August 30 2014 7:25 AM
Jews from the Ultra-Orthodox Lev Tahor Sect began arriving in the remote Guatemalan village in March from Canada.
Surfer Killed In Malibu As Huge Waves Batter California Coast
August 28 2014 8:57 AM
Despite the danger, surfers are still flocking to Southern California's beaches.
Pablo Esobar's Hitman Released Early From Prison
August 27 2014 8:42 AM
Pablo Escobar's former hitman, serving a 30-year prison sentence, was sprung early in Colombia Tuesday.
US Schools Gear Up For Child Migrants
August 26 2014 3:34 PM
More than 37,000 of the Central American child migrants who have come into the U.S. this year are now set to enter public-school systems.
Mexico's President Calls For Justice For Immigrants During California Trip
August 26 2014 7:53 AM
Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto was scheduled to address the California Legislature Tuesday.
Guatemala Drought Forces State Of Emergency
August 26 2014 6:01 AM
The current drought is one of the worst in the country's history and has affected 16 of its 22 provinces.
Inmates Take Control Of Brazilian Prison In Riot
August 25 2014 2:31 AM
At least 700 prisoners are involved in the riots, reportedly triggered by protests for better facilities in the prison.
China Executes Eight Uighur Muslims For Terrorism
August 23 2014 11:21 PM
Authorities say three of those put to death were behind October's attack in Tiananmen Square.
UN Seeks 'Immediate Action' For Iraqis 'Besieged' By Islamic State
August 23 2014 11:04 PM
The group has cut off an entire town from food, water and medicine, the U.N. says.