Latinas who rule
Land of machismo? Turns out Latin America's women have blazed past their amigas of the rich north to become presidents.
Pope Francis the sportsman praises rugby's 'loyalty, respect'
The pontiff meets IOC boss Bach, FIFA's Blatter and national rugby teams of Italy and Argentina — all in the same day.
5 reasons you should stay off the Pope Francis bandwagon
Maybe we should think twice before buying into the hype.
Jailed former Argentine army officer Alejandro Lawless escapes
Former Argentine army officer Alejandro Lawless, jailed for crimes against humanity under military rule, escaped on Tuesday while in transit to a Buenos Aires court.
Latin America's oil rush means more climate change
Brazil, Argentina and other countries across the Americas are seeking to ramp up fossil-fuel production. So much for curbing carbon emissions.
21 reasons Pope Francis is everyone's Person of the Year
There's officially no room left on this bandwagon. Pope Francis is Time's Person of the Year for 2013. Here's why.
Argentina President Cristina Fernandez cleared for work
Doctors cleared Argentine President Cristina Fernandez to return to work after she underwent surgery a month ago to remove a brain clot.
Argentina's ruling party takes a hit in mid-term elections
President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and her ruling party tried to downplay a defeat in Argentina's mid-term elections, which has ruled out the possibility of a constitutional change that would allow her a third term in 2015.
Church wavers on child sex scandals in pope's homeland
Despite the Argentine pope's pledge to punish pedophilia, several Latin American countries are grappling with molestation cases and the church's hushed responses.
Dozens injured when train failed to stop in Buenos Aires station
At least 99 people were injured when a train failed to stop at the Once station in Argentina where 51 people died in an accident last year.
At least 80 injured in Argentina commuter train crash
The accident occurres when a commuter train crashed through a barrier at a train station in Buenos Aires.
‘Homeland’ goes to South America: Brody’s Venezuela tower nightmare
Now in its 3rd season, 'Homeland' has taken a surprise turn for South America — and some of the backstory sounds very real.
Argentina's president set for head surgery
President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner will undergo a brain hematoma operation Tuesday, ahead of tough midterm elections.
Argentina: President Kirchner has surgery for brain hematoma
The brain injury, discovered during a routine examination on Saturday, was caused by a blow to the head on Aug. 12.
Six-year-old becomes first transgender child in Argentina to change name, gender on official documents
A six-year-old transgender girl who was born a boy has become the first child in Argentina allowed to change her name and gender on official documents.
Lionel Messi and father in court on alleged tax fraud charges
Lionel Messi and his father, Jorge Messi, are accused of establishing shell companies in South America to avoid paying millions of dollars in taxes.
5 reasons Latin America is lashing out at the UN General Assembly (VIDEO)
Between Brazil's rage over US spying and Bolivia's fury over diverted flights, Latin American leaders have found plenty to gripe about this week.
Thank goodness it's Goat Week!
For obvious reasons.
Andes survivor Raul Fernando Gomez Cincunegui accused of child sex abuse
Uruguayan man Raul Fernando Gomez Cincunegui, who survived four months in the Andes after going missing while trying to cross from Chile to Argentina, is accused of child sex abuse in Chile.
Motorcyclist found alive after 4 months lost in the Andes
Raul Fernando Gomez Circunegui survived by eating sugar, raisins and rats.
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's on the scene. And he's real.
Meet Argentina's own homegrown superhero.