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America's neighbors to the south, torn by high murder rates themselves, urge the US to tighten its gun laws after the Newtown shooting.
Vice President Nicolas Maduro offered somber words of hard days ahead. His future could bring a fierce fight to succeed Hugo Chavez.
Amid species’ rapid decline, Brazil is trying to clone endangered animals. Conservation experts say there must be a better way.
Analysis: Latin America has a history of being a popular paradise for disgraced foreign despots. Will Syria's Bashar al-Assad be next?
Brazil and Peru are fighting Amazon.com Inc. to relinquish a domain name they say belongs to their jungle.
Google's plan to open a new data center in Chile underscores Latin America's online drive — but there's also severe lagging.
Bursting flavors and a dazzling array of produce make Peruvian cuisine this Andean country’s hottest commodity.
NML Capital, run by a Mitt Romney donor, could force a default, says Fitch.
Eat your heart out Jamie Oliver. To trim down, Bolivian school kids chow quinoa and other indigenous staples.
Blamed for Peru’s savage 1980-1992 civil war, Shining Path guerrillas have birthed a movement seeking to play politics and free their jailed leader.
But with President Evo Morales in social media 101, he’s beginning to come around to Twitter and Facebook.
Once a focal point for Washington, neighbors to the south hardly figure in Barack Obama or Mitt Romney’s plans for president.
Chile wants to put Captain Ray E. Davis on trial for his role in the 1973 killings of journalist Charles Horman and student Frank Teruggi.
The country is set to become one of the few Latin American countries to legalize abortion. So why aren't women's rights advocates celebrating?
Analysis: Venezuela and the countries it fuels — from Cuba to Syria — have won six more years of Hugo Chavez's crude deals.
Analysis: Democracy is under attack — from Venezuela to Nicaragua, Ecuador and Bolivia — this time by populist elected leaders who've proved unbeatable at the ballot box.
President Evo Morales has accused the US of harboring a Bolivian former leader he claims has blood on his hands.
Greens applaud government plan for tighter oversight of mining industry, but see gaping loopholes.
Ecuador’s people are wary of foreign meddling, but some deeply mistrust the motives of their own president.
The administration of Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa has fought to muzzle the free press, rights groups say. So why would it offer asylum to transparency crusader Julian Assange?