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Assange's asylum in Ecuador is now a global affair, and no one appears to be backing down.
An analysis of the text from the Ecuadorean Foreign Ministry granting WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange asylum.
As drought parches the US, Mexico and Chile, meteorologists warn El Nino could further devastate food supplies.
Besides a number of stellar performances in London, Latin America is an overall Olympic underachiever. Here’s why.
The mountaintop citadel is a powerful tourist magnet — so much so that Peru desperately needs to draw travelers off it.
Easy access to the range poses serious risks to novice mountaineers.
As the Church loses followers, Rome cracks down on a university known for its pluralism and academic excellence.
GlobalPost travels to the Peruvian Andes in search of a frolicking, critically endangered monkey.
Tensions — and weapons purchases — rise over territorial disputes in South America.
For years the region’s mantra has been to boost trade with China. But now the slowing dragon could drag down growth in Latin America.
President Calderon's seizure of a state-owned electric company has led to a surge of on-the-job deaths and injuries.
Atop one of Ecuador’s highest peaks, climate change is unmistakable — and threatening the future.
The Americas now face the challenge of coping with the inevitable, potentially devastating impacts of climate change.
‘Is it really a drought or the region’s new climate?’ asks a climate expert.
Salvadoran villagers say rising water is destroying their coast.
Climate change imperils sprawling Lima, already one of the world’s driest cities.
Analysis: Why WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and Ecuador are bad for each other.
Paraguay riled the Americas by impeaching its priest-cum-president, Fernando Lugo. One-time allies are giving it the boot from regional groups, and Standard and Poor's could cut its rating.
Amsterdam, eat your heart out. This South American country has big plans for marijuana fans.
Critics accuse President Ollanta Humala of having dictator tics after brutal crackdowns on anti-mine protesters.