Latin America takes action to decriminalize abortion
Roe v. Wade provides framework for progressing past restrictive laws.
Argentina: International pedophile ring busted
Argentina police busted an international pedophile ring that used social media websites to swap pornographic images and videos of children.
Argentina: 2 Americans killed while climbing mountain
Two American men, from Oregon and Colorado, died during a climb of Mount Aconcagua in Argentina.
In Latin America, a growing backlash against genetically modified food
Backers say GMOs help farmers produce more, but greens and some politicos fear the risks of tinkering with crops’ DNA.
2,012 words of 2012
Here are the buzzwords, the keywords, or just plain words, that were uttered time and again in 2012. This was an absurd amount of work. So please click on it.
Copa Sudamericana: Argentina's Tigre soccer club accuses Brazilian police of pulling guns on players
Argentine soccer club Tigre says they had to forfeit an important game because of police brutality.
Iniesta deserves FIFA award ahead of Messi, Ronaldo (VIDEO)
Spain's Andres Iniesta deserves to win top player of 2012 trophy, the Ballon d'Or.
Argentina's credit rating drops after Fitch says default 'probable'
Fitch drops Argentina's rating to CC from B, 8 levels below investment grade.
Vulture fund NML Capital's profit quest could push Argentina to default
NML Capital, run by a Mitt Romney donor, could force a default, says Fitch.
After 8N, Time to Change the Rhetoric in Argentina
Commentary: Online interaction should spawn new ideas and inspire national conversation.
Argentina: Union strikes cripple Buenos Aires, other cities
Argentina unions General Workers Confederation and Argentinian Workers Central are demanding lower taxes and more benefits.
Gaza: The conflict heard round the world
The world weighs in on the explosion of hostilities between Israel and Hamas.
Why Argentina refuses to pay hedge funds
Argentina's political philosophy influences its economic policy; its leftist government is telling hedge fund managers to accept pay cuts or leave.
Bolivia tells fat kids: "Eat like a native"
Eat your heart out Jamie Oliver. To trim down, Bolivian school kids chow quinoa and other indigenous staples.
Pot-banging protesters of the 'cacerolazos' take to streets in Argentina and beyond
Argentines took to the streets of Buenos Aires on Thursday night in some of the biggest protests in a decade, fueled by opposition to President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner's government.
Argentina gives 16-year-olds the right to vote
Argentina's Congress votes to lower voting age by two years, but some suspect measure is intended to garner more votes for president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.
Argentina soccer fans sentenced for vandalism, sent home from Paraguay
Paraguay has sent home 35 Argentina soccer fans after sentencing them to two-year suspended jail terms for acts of vandalism at a match in Asuncion.
5 dead, 11 missing in Argentina supermarket roof collapse
At least five people are dead and 11 are missing after the roof of a supermarket in the southwestern city of Neuquén, Argentina, collapsed.
Crew of seized Argentina ship fly home
Nearly 300 crew members of an Argentina ship seized in Ghana flew home on Wednesday after being docked for weeks on behalf of creditors seeking money lost on defaulted bonds.
Trelew massacre: Army officers get life in prison
Three former-army officers in Argentina have been sentenced to life in prison for crimes against humanity during the Trelew massacre, when 16 jailed rebel fighters were killed in 1972.
US hedge fund seized an Argentine naval ship
Elliot Capital Management took control of the ARA Libertad after Argentina's government failed to pay back a 2001 bond.
Bullet to ballot: Today's Latin American strongmen cling to power at the polls
Analysis: Democracy is under attack — from Venezuela to Nicaragua, Ecuador and Bolivia — this time by populist elected leaders who've proved unbeatable at the ballot box.
Israel disappointed about Argentina's talks with Iran
Israel said it was greatly disappointed by Argentina's decision to meet with Iran to discuss two 1990s bombings in Buenos Aires that targeted Jewish organizations.
Argentina and Iran to discuss 1990s Buenos Aires bombings
Iran and Argentina have agreed to a meeting to discuss two 1990s bombings in Buenos Aires for which Argentina blames Tehran.
Nicaragua volcano belches ash cloud, hundreds evacuate
Nicaragua’s tallest volcano, San Cristobal, belched an ash cloud nearly a mile into the air on Saturday.
Argentina's fair trade wineries help workers weather shaky times
A collectivist system known as contratista offers upward mobility in a tough industry.
Argentina to build its own Hollywood
President Cristina Fernandez said Argentina will build its own film industry hub modeled after Hollywood on an island south of Buenos Aires.
Argentina shoots seagulls to save whales
Seagulls off the coast of Argentina have started feeding on live southern right whales, leading authorities to plan to shoot the birds.
Argentina's world tango competition (PHOTOS)
Argentina's tango competition had pairs from around the world twirling across the dance floor, but it was a hometown couple that made it to the top.
World tango competition won by Argentine couple (PHOTOS)
Hometown couple Facundo de la Cruz Gomez Palavecino and Paola Sanz triumphed Monday in Argentina's annual tango competition, with a score of 8.81.
Former Gov Mark Sanford to wed Argentinean girlfriend
Disgraced politician Mark Sanford is marrying ex-mistress Maria Belen Chapur.