The Americas Politics
- Marine Kills Self After Murdering Two Others At Quantico
March 22 2013 7:22 AM
Three people were killed in a U.S. Marine murder-suicide that was described as an 'isolated' incident.
Mexico's Pemex Oil Monopoly May End
March 20 2013 5:49 AM
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has obtained his party's support for exploring options of breaking up the state oil company Pemex.
UK's Cameron - Is He Snubbing The Pope Over Falkland Islands Dispute?
March 19 2013 9:59 AM
Cameron sent two of his cabinet ministers, Baroness Sayeeda Warsi (a Muslim) and Kenneth Clarke, to the installation in Rome.
Chavez's Heir Maduro Remains People's Favorite: Poll
March 19 2013 4:54 AM
Venezuela’s acting president, Nicolas Maduro, commands a 14% lead over his rival ahead of the the Apr. 14 presidential election.
Maduro Says CIA Plotting To Kill Capriles To 'Create Chaos'
March 18 2013 12:43 PM
Venezuela's interim president, Nicolas Maduro, has accused the U.S. of plotting to assassinate opponent Henrique Capriles Radonski.
'How I Would Like A Church ... For The Poor!': Pope
March 16 2013 4:58 PM
The newly elected leader of the 1.2 billion-member Roman Catholic Church addressed more than 6,000 media workers Saturday.
Cuban Blogger Yoani Sanchez Talks Press, Freedom
March 16 2013 11:07 AM
Cuban dissident blogger Yoani Sanchez made her first public appearance in the U.S. at Columbia University in New York this week.
Was Pope Francis Complicit In The Crimes Of Argentina's Dictatorship?
March 15 2013 8:04 PM
Three women kidnapped during Argentina's Dirty War recall how the Catholic Church, and perhaps the new pope himself, aided a dictatorship.
Pelosi Questions Value Of Keystone XL Pipeline
March 15 2013 4:54 PM
House Minority leader Nancy Pelosi said the controversial project would not reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil or create a substantial number of jobs.
Falkland Islands Delegation Wants US Support
March 15 2013 1:51 PM
The delegation of lawmakers from the Falkland Islands is in the U.S. to appeal to government officials to support the British territory's sovereignty claims disputed by Argentina.
Will Roman Catholic Pope Francis Be A Friend To Muslims?
March 15 2013 12:46 PM
Bergoglio reportedly has long enjoyed good relations with the Muslim community in Argentina.
Goal! Pope Francis Is A Huge Soccer Fan
March 15 2013 8:39 AM
San Lorenzo is overwhelmed by its most prominent fan’s ascension to the papacy.