India captures Yasin Bhatkal, one of its most wanted terrorists
Bhatkal is believed to be the mastermind behind three coordinated bombings that killed 27 in Mumbai on July 13, 2011.
Same-sex pairs shake up tango championship in Argentina
Crowds in this traditionally machismo culture, surprisingly, seem to embrace the change.
Argentina begins doling out free 'Viagra'
Argentina has begun distributing a free state-produced version of the erection-boosting drug Viagra for the first time, in a move intended to curb its misuse.
Explosion at Argentina apartment building kills 12 (VIDEO)
A gas explosion at an apartment building in Rosario, Argentina, killed at least 12 people and injured over 60 others.
Facebook is 'friending' Latin America
Already big in the region, the social network giant sees huge potential — if Latin Americans would just make the mobile leap.
Pope Francis tells World Youth Day to shun 'ephemeral idols' (VIDEO)
Pope Francis visited Virgin of Aparecida, the so-called black Mary or Brazilian Mary, to deliver World Youth Day mass at Brazil's most revered Catholic shrine.
Pope Francis horrified by new life-size statue of himself in Buenos Aires
Pope Francis to Argentine priest: Let my statue go.
Bolivia's plane drama fires up South America
Evo Morales' allies fume that Bolivia's leader was taken 'hostage' while suspected of spiriting away NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
Argentina is all about the black market Benjamins
Argentina loves US dollars. Despite government attempts to wean them off the currency, the black market is more popular than ever — and easily exploited by foreigners looking to change greenbacks into pesos. Here’s how it’s done.
Pope Francis, Archbishop of Canterbury trade marriage views at Vatican
Pope Francis welcomes Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, to Vatican for the first time.
Forget Superman and the "Man of Steel," Argentina's Captain Everyman is on the scene. And he is real.
Meet Argentina's own homegrown superhero.
Lionel Messi faces determined new foe in taxman
Authorities in Spain say Lionel Messi and his father filed fraudulent tax returns from 2006 to '09.
Latin America: Divided we stand
United and integrated, the region would be a force to reckon with on the world stage. But does Latin America’s unification reality match up to the rhetoric?
Argentine prosecutor accuses Iran of 'Latin America terror plot'
An Argentine prosecutor accused Iran on Wednesday of trying to infiltrate Latin American countries in order to plan and conduct terror attacks.
Chile, Argentina issue volcano evacuation orders (UPDATES)
Chile and Argentina issued red alerts for the Copahue volcano on Monday and have ordered the evacuation of about 3,000 people living in the region.
Former Ford executives indicted for human rights abuses in Argentina
The former executives of the US automaker Argentina unit have been charged with helping officials abduct 24 workers during the country's "dirty war" of the 1970s and 1980s.
Is South America’s latest strongman a woman?
Analysis: Argentina’s president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, exhibits authoritarian tendencies, her opponents say, pointing to her new judicial reform as a case in point.
Jorge Rafael Videla, Argentinian junta leader, dies in prison
Jorge Rafael Videla was serving life in prison for crimes against humanity during Argentina's 'dirty war.'
Spain blocks Argentinian judge's Franco probe
An Argentinian judge is trying seek belated justice for victims of the Franco dictatorship.
Daimler accused of aiding Argentina repression
The US Supreme Court will decide whether the company can be put on trial in the United States for its role in the 1970s crackdowns in Argentina.
Argentina 'grandmothers' ask pope for help finding missing children
Argentina's human rights group Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo has asked Pope Francis for help finding children who went missing during the country's 1976-83 military dictatorship.
Pet poodles turn out to be ferrets on steroids at Argentina market
A man thought he was buying poodles for a great price, but they turned out to be "Brazilian rats."
Argentina reels from recent flood
Strong winds and torrential rains have left large swaths of Buenos Aires and La Plata flooded, killing at least 57 people.
Torrential storm proves deadly in Buenos Aires
Dozens reported dead after flash flooding hits suburbs of Buenos Aires and La Plata, while water fills the streets.
On Location Video: Dangerous ground
Violence skyrockets in the Argentine city of Rosario as drug gangs battle for control of a growing market.
Pope Francis skips palatial appointment for modest 2-room apartment
Pope Francis continues to break Vatican traditions, eschews palatial residence for apartment.
Argentine town near Buenos Aires renames street 'Papa Francisco,' or 'Pope Francis'
An Argentine city 40 miles south of Buenos Aires has reportedly become the first to rename a street in honor of Pope Francis.
The Bolivian dream: lithium batteries included
Tapping into a vast lithium bounty, President Evo Morales envisions a smartphone and electric car battery-charged Bolivian revolution.
Argentina accuses HSBC of money laundering
Argentina's tax agency has accused British banking giant HSBC of tax evasion and money laundering.
Pope Francis to meet with Argentina President Cristina Kirchner
Argentina's President Cristina Kirchner left for Rome a day early in order to meet with fellow Argentine Pope Francis.
The birthplace of Pope Francis takes its place in the limelight
The barrio where Pope Francis grew up is abuzz with talk and visitors. GlobalPost joined the crowd.