- Petrocaribe: Venezuela's Ticket To The Caribbean?
July 02 2013 5:39 AM
Venezuela needs goods from the Caribbean; the Caribbean needs Venezuelan oil. Agreements ensue.
- Is Snowden Heading To Venezuela?
July 01 2013 10:45 AM
Russia says he is not their problem, and Ecuador might be backing off. Is Venezuela Edward Snowden's only hope for asylum?
- Coast Guard Seizes Cocaine Worth $19M Near Costa Rica
July 01 2013 10:32 AM
The Coast Guard says cocaine confiscated by U.S. authorities off the coast of Costa Rica is worth roughly $19 million.
- Police, Protesters Clash At Brazil Soccer Final
July 01 2013 9:15 AM
Police clashed with anti-government protesters outside Rio's Maracana Stadium before Sunday's Confederation Cup final between Brazil and Spain.
- Ecuadorean President Says Snowden's Fate Still In Russia's Hands
June 30 2013 3:31 PM
Correa said he can't give asylum to Snowden until the fugitive reaches Ecuador or an Ecuadorean embassy.
- Biden And Correa Have ‘Cordial’ Talk On NSA Leaker
June 29 2013 5:01 PM
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden calls on Ecuador President Rafael Correa, urging him not to grant asylum to Edward Snowden.
- Is The US Losing And China Gaining Influence In Latin America?
June 28 2013 9:53 PM
China has made its interest in Latin America as a trade and diplomatic partner clear. Will this affect the U.S.?
- Radioactive And Nuclear Material Losses Still Concern For U.N.
June 28 2013 4:33 PM
The United Nations has said that there is about 150-200 reported losses or thefts of nuclear and radioactive materials each year.
- Marco Rubio's Immigration-Reform Dilemma
June 28 2013 2:38 PM
The Florida Republican is betting that the immigration reform he supported will help him in 2016. Here's why he may be right -- or not.
- Death Toll In Brazilian Demonstrations Rises To 6 Over 20 Days
June 28 2013 2:26 PM
Twenty days of protests in Brazil have left six dead, including a 16-year-old boy.
- The Next Brazil? Demonstrations Rock Chile As Primaries Approach
June 28 2013 10:19 AM
It's the most violent student upheaval Chile has seen in recent years, but is it another Brazil waiting to happen?
- Here Is Ecuador's Safe Passage Letter For Snowden
June 27 2013 11:45 AM
The NSA leaker is not in Ecuador yet, but thanks to this document he could get there easily.
- As It Weighs Snowden Asylum, Ecuador Renounces US Trade Deal
June 27 2013 10:20 AM
Ecuador says it will not base its Snowden decision on a preferential trade deal with Washington, which it cancels.
- Notch Another Win For Brazil’s Protesters
June 26 2013 4:12 PM
The Brazilian Congress rejected a proposal that would have granted immunity to high officials and given more power to the police.
- Despite Opposition, Uruguay Stands By Liberal Abortion Law
June 26 2013 5:52 AM
In spite of a campaign to outlaw abortion, the Latin American nation with the most liberal law is keeping it.
- Environmental Activists Optimistic, But Keystone Not Dead Yet
June 25 2013 6:28 PM
Obama said the tar sands pipeline should be approved only if it will not drive climate change. But activists aren't claiming victory yet.
- Asylum Talks Show How Ecuador's Politics Clash With Its Economics
June 25 2013 3:02 PM
Ecuador's asylum talks with Snowden come just weeks ahead of the U.S. Congress' vote to renew a unique trade deal to benefit Ecuador.
- After Brazil Protests, Harsher Punishment For Corruption, And Other Measures
June 25 2013 1:08 PM
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has listened to the protesters and announced a series of reforms stemming from their demands.
- Russian President Putin Admits Snowden At Moscow Airport
June 25 2013 7:15 AM
[UPDATE 11:19 a.m. EDT] Russian President Vladimir Putin admitted Tuesday that Edward Snowden is at Moscow's airport.
- Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff Proposes Referendum, Higher Public Spending
June 25 2013 3:21 AM
Dilma Rousseff's proposal on Monday for a referendum to amend the constitution was met with skepticism.