Moldova Protests Stretch Into Eighth Day, Bring 20,000 To Streets Over Massive Bank Fraud
About 20,000 demonstrators gather in the capital Chisinau as anger boils over a massive $1.5 billion bank-fraud scheme.
Guatemala's Otto Perez Molina To Face Prosecution Over Corruption
Otto Perez Molina, who resigned last week amid swelling public pressure, faces charges of customs fraud, conspiracy and passive bribery.
Mexico's Economy: Rising Poverty, Inequality Undermine Peña Nieto's Economic Agenda
While the wealth of Mexico's multimillionaires has multiplied, 46 percent of Mexico’s population of 122 million remains under the poverty line, a figure that has been essentially the same since 1992.
Mexico's Economy: President Peña Nieto Promised Sweeping Reforms, But Corruption Accusations Have Stalled Growth
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto is halfway through his six-year term and despite all of his talk of change, many Mexicans say his promised reforms have fallen short of expectations.
Amid Cuba's Diplomatic Thaw With US, Cuban Dissidents Push For Human Rights, Democracy At Home
As U.S. and Cuban officials chart the waters of a revived relationship, some Cuban dissidents are drawing up ambitious, large-scale plans to push for new civil rights — with or without American help.
Brazil’s Recession Marks The Beginning Of A Long, Painful Contraction: Argentina, Venezuela, Rest Of Latin America Could Be Affected
Latin America's largest economy is on course to shrink in what analysts say will be its most prolonged contraction since the 1930s.
Venezuela Debt Default? Amid Oil Slump, Fears Rise Again After China Market Meltdown
The odds of the South American country defaulting have nearly doubled in recent months, financial traders said.
Will Guatemala President Otto Perez Molina Resign? Guatemalans On Strike Amid Corruption Scandal
President Otto Perez Molina is growing increasingly politically isolated after prosecutors called on him to step down.
Venezuela Deports Colombians: Officials Set 72-Hour Eviction Deadline For Hundreds Of Families
Hundreds of Colombian families living along Venezuela's western border are packing up to leave before they are forced out of their homes.
New Enrique Peña Nieto Crisis? Mexico's Economic Malaise Continues Amid Peso's Fall
The continuous slide has prompted the country’s central bank to step up intervention measures in recent months.
China 'Black Monday' And Latin America: Brazil, Venezuela, Mexico Among Economies Showing Anxiety After Stock Market Meltdown
Economic troubles for China could spell further gloom for Latin American countries that have relied on Beijing as a top trading partner.
'Black Monday': Global Stocks Have Lost $5 Trillion Since China's Yuan Devaluation
Global financial markets have reacted sharply to China's economic slowdown.
Syrian Missile Strikes Kill At Least 50 In Douma
The attack on Douma came days after the rebel-held city had declared itself a disaster zone because of an attack on a market that killed 100 people and wounded many more.
2016 Election: Rand Paul Allowed To Seek Presidency And Senate Seat Simultaneously After Rule Change
Kentucky GOP leaders gave a green light to a special caucus that gives Paul a backup plan in case his presidential aspirations fall flat.
2016 Election: Chris Christie Remains Confident As Poll Numbers Fall
The New Jersey governor expressed confidence he would be on the main stage of the next presidential debate.
Data Breach At British Travel Company Exposes Hundreds Of Customers' Personal Information
Home addresses, phone numbers and flight information were released in an email the company sent by accident last week, the company said.
Raging Wildfires In Canada And Washington Prompt Evacuation Alerts
Dry weather and gusty winds have threatened to exacerbate blazes in southwestern Canada and Washington state.
France Train Shooting: French Official Identifies Suspect As Ayoub El-Khazzani
Ayoub el-Khazzani, a 26-year-old man from Morocco, had lived in Spain and France and was being monitored on security watch lists, authorities said.
Mahmoud Abbas Resigns As Head Of Palestinian Liberation Organization: Report
Several other top-level PLO members also reportedly resigned.
Guatemala's President Accused Of Participating In Corruption Scandal
There's a "high probability" President Otto Perez Molina participated in customs fraud that embroiled the country in a political crisis.
Ecuador Protests: Correa's Oil Crisis, Policies Could Spell End Of Latin America Success Story
President Rafael Correa was long one of the world's most popular leaders, but economic struggles are exposing cracks in his "citizen's revolution."
Venezuela Healthcare Crisis: Under Maduro, Medical Shortages Reaching Critical Level
Children with cancer miss treatments and others resort to animal medications as Venezuela's medicine shortages reach alarming heights.
Brazil President Corruption Scandal: Amid Rousseff Investigations, Increasing Uncertainty That Leader Can Finish Her Term
A few months ago, it seemed that impeachment for the Brazilian president was a distant possibility. Now all bets are off.
Haiti Elections: Long-Delayed Vote Will Be Crucial Test For Government
There's not much excitement about the parliamentary elections Sunday, but they will set the stage for a high-stakes presidential vote this fall.
Immigration Reform 2015: Church Sanctuary Movement Steps Up To Shield Immigrants Facing Deportation
Rosa Robles Loreto has been living in an Arizona church since last August in a desperate bid to avoid being deported to Mexico.
Immigration Reform: Transgender Immigrants In Detention Get Support From Seattle Activists
Dozens of demonstrators blocked roads Monday to decry the use of solitary confinement against transgender immigrants in detention centers.
Puerto Rico Default: Businesses Brace For Tighter Squeeze As Island Heads Into Uncharted Waters
Puerto Rico is poised to head into default as business owners see more painful financial squeezes in the coming months.
Honduras And Guatemala Anti-Corruption Protests Spur Hope For Change For The First Time In Decades
Protesters are trying to keep momentum going for the extraordinary anti-corruption wave that has swept Honduras and Guatemala.
Immigration Reform 2015: ICE Violations In Texas Family Detention Centers For Undocumented Immigrants Alleged By Lawyers
Women released from detention were coerced into wearing ankle monitors and blocked from legal counsel, according to the complaint.
Immigration Reform: Backlash Against Family Detention Could Spark Momentum Against Detention System, Activists Say
The Obama administration's family detention policy may be on its last legs, but advocates hope to keep pressure on the larger detention system.