Mexico operations thwart child, family migrants

Mexico's new enforcement cuts off route for Central American family and child migrants

Friday - 08/29/2014, 02:18am EDT

Ecuador heralds 'digital currency' plans

Ecuador's 'digital currency' plans raises questions over future, dilution of dollar

Friday - 08/29/2014, 12:06am EDT

Colombia allows lesbian couple to adopt child

Colombia high court grants limited adoption rights to same-sex couples

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 10:30pm EDT

Doubts surround plane in Brazil campaign

Campaign of Brazilian presidential hopeful under scrutiny because of plane purchase

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 07:46pm EDT

Jamaica agriculture minister dies in Florida

Jamaica agriculture minister dies in Florida after experiencing chest pains at Miami airport

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 07:30pm EDT

Dominican legal status still elusive for migrants

Dominican Republic approves first residency permits but few migrants make the cut

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 06:46pm EDT

Brazil dismantles large deforestation gang

Brazil dismantles large deforestation gang active in Amazon rain forest

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 05:50pm EDT

Opposition strike has mixed results in Argentina

Opposition labor faction hits Argentine with general strike; government downplays effects

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 04:46pm EDT

Chile sailor publicly discloses his homosexuality

In conservative Chile, sailor in country's navy announces he is gay in rare public disclosure

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 11:34pm EDT

Girls in Colombian town struck by mystery illness

Scores of teenage girls in Colombia struck by mystery illness parents blame on vaccine

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 10:00pm EDT

Uruguayans can now sign up to grow pot at home

Uruguay opens registration period to grow marijuana at home under legalization plan

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 08:06pm EDT

New police force sent to Mexican town near capital

Mexico lake town besieged by kidnappings is first assignment for new police force

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 08:00pm EDT

Relatives criticize Mexico's new number on missing

Relatives, civil organizations criticize Mexican government's new number on missing

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 07:30pm EDT

Ecuadoran police sentenced for attack on president

6 Ecuadoran police sentenced to 12 years for 2010 attempt on life of President Correa

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 07:12pm EDT

Labor protest disrupts Argentine capital

Opposition labor strike disrupts Argentine capital in protest of taxes, inflation

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 06:16pm EDT

Dominican court opens case on ex-Vatican official

After Vatican removes immunity, Dominican court opens abuse case against ex-diplomat

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 11:50am EDT

Alarm as Nicaragua starts canal route survey

Nicaragua starts survey along interoceanic canal route, alarming property owners

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 10:32am EDT

Colombian kingpin's former hit man leaves prison

Colombian capo Pablo Escobar's hit man freed from prison under heavy police guard

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 08:40am EDT

Venezuela battles obesity amid dearth of good food

Fat socialists: Venezuela to battle obesity, which critics blame on shortages of healthy food

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 06:12am EDT

2 new Maya civilization centers studied in Mexico

2 new Maya cities in Mexico could connect the empire's north and south regions

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 05:04am EDT