- Arabs In The Andes? Chile, The Unlikely Long-Term Home Of A Large Palestinian Community
October 31 2013 10:11 AM
On the whole, some 800,000 Arabs live in Chile, representing about 5 percent of the total population.
- Credit Squeeze, Then Immigration Squeeze
October 29 2013 12:10 PM
UBS economist Paul Donovan explains exactly how the financial crisis may have sparked anti-immigration sentiment in Europe and America.
- Rana Bokhari: First South Asian Party Chief In Manitoba, Canada
October 28 2013 11:30 AM
Bokhari is a first-generation Canadian who was born in Winnipeg and raised on a poultry farm in the town.
- New Reports Of NSA Spying Strain German-US Relations
October 27 2013 3:18 PM
Revelations in a report on NSA surveillance in Germany opened up new questions -- and a possible diplomatic crisis.
- The Venezuelan Pursuit Of Happiness Brings New Ministry
October 26 2013 4:36 PM
There is no reason not to be happy in Venezuela -- and now there is an official institution to take care of that.
- Is A Cholera Epidemic Coming?
October 25 2013 6:08 AM
The Haitian cholera outbreak of 2010 has reached Mexico. Are we in danger of a Pan-American epidemic?
- Delhi To Havana: Indian Vice President To Visit Cuba
October 24 2013 6:23 AM
India has enjoyed warm relations with Cuba for more than a half century.
- Mexico Approves Fiscal Reform – Including Soda Tax
October 19 2013 6:12 PM
Mexico's tax-reform legislation comes after a month of protests and disagreements.
- Mike Bloomberg Gets Drawn Into The Mexican Soda-Tax Debate
October 16 2013 3:13 PM
The name of the billionaire outgoing mayor of New York gets drawn into the Mexican debate over sugary drinks -- and not in a flattering way.
- 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.