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A US metal smelter in Peru was closed after turning La Oroya into one of the world's most polluted towns. Now it could reopen.
As El Universo faces fines and jail time for critical op-ed, Ecuador's president takes heat for pushing new law supposedly meant to prevent media bias in electoral coverage.
The South American nation did better than Brazil this past decade. So what's its secret?
Critics blow the whistle on costly venue revamps and high ticket prices in one of the most unequal countries in the world.
Argentina and the UK face off again.
A threat sends 2,000 officers into hiding as cartels battle again to control Ciudad Juarez.
Amid the hunt for credits in the Amazon, worries that locals won't benefit.
For Brazil nut farmers in the Amazon, carbon credits could offer new income.
A global carbon market aims to curb emissions by protecting the forests. Will it work?
Macchu Piccu, Brazilian beaches brings more tourodollars, report says
The case highlights entrenched corruption in the country.
President Perez Molina promises an Iron Fist, but little specifics, as Mexico's death toll mounts
After a Spanish judge was suspended, an Argentine judge took up the cause of investigating Franco's violations.
Five years into his term, Correa has survived a coup and made major reforms
Half work informal jobs, hawking peanuts and knickknacks, with no rights or benefits
An attempt to eliminate costly fuel subsidies could threaten his presidency
Jiu-Jitsu champ Luis Miguel Llanos kills two attackers, reigniting self-defense debate
UK, Argentina face off again over the Falkland Islands
When a nickname in one language sounds like something else in another
A new offer to negotiate could mean Colombia's gained the upper hand