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Argentina’s taxman is taking aim at the seamier side of South American soccer.
Missing fire extinguishers and flouting other health and safety codes, Latin American nightclubs have been the scene of deadly blazes before.
The international community joined together to reduce the growing ozone hole in the 1980s. Two decades on, some hope the campaign may provide lessons for the fight against climate change.
American conservatives warn of militant Islam's spread in Latin America. But their claims are hard to prove.
Analysis: As the Venezuelan president battles complications after a cancer operation in Cuba, politicians look poised to fill the power void.
Backers say GMOs help farmers produce more, but greens and some politicos fear the risks of tinkering with crops’ DNA.
Mayor Susana Villaran has battled rats, tax cheats and chaotic streets of Peru’s capital. Now gangsters are attempting to bring her down.
What Peruvians drink to wash down the “Navidad” feast.
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.