Brazil's favela dwellers are cashing in on campaign season
Combined campaign spending on Sunday's elections is estimated at nearly three times the country's World Cup preparation costs.
Brazil's Rousseff is widening her lead over environmentalist Silva
Brazilians go to the polls on Sunday. Here's a quick look at the policies of the leading candidates.
Brazil and Ecuador come out against airstrikes in Syria
The South American governments are calling the air campaign against Islamist militants a violation of Syria's sovereignty — even if Assad seems to be welcoming the help.
Mexicans tweet 'WeAreAllApes' after a politician's racist rant against Ronaldinho
A Mexican politician called the Brazilian soccer superstar an 'ape.' He must know '#TodosSomosSimios' by now.
Brazil's environmentalist presidential candidate is now courting big agriculture
Longtime green activist Marina Silva has even come out in favor of genetically modified crops, sending a message that conservation and agribusiness can thrive together.
This map shows where same-sex couples can marry across Latin America
While the US Supreme Court considers state bans on same-sex marriage, check out all the places south of the border that are way ahead on the issue.
Brazil’s newfound recession: 4 numbers that explain what’s happening
Families are doing fine, but industries aren't. What will that mean for the country's political future?
Brazil's economy tumbles into recession weeks before presidential election
The country has suffered stagnant growth for more than three years under the economic policies of President Dilma Rousseff.
7 things you should know about the surprising candidate who could be Brazil's next president
After a plane crash claimed the life of her running mate, Marina Silva stepped into the top spot on the ticket to challenge President Dilma Rousseff. And, she just might win.
Here's how Brazil's new presidential candidate could help save the planet
Marina Silva has a chance at becoming the first environmentalist to lead a major world economy. Here is what that might look like.
Here's what Brazilians are saying about their candidate's fatal jet crash
Eduardo Campos, who was running against President Dilma Rousseff, died along with six others. The nation is shocked and going into mourning.
4 numbers that explain why Brazil's jet crash is a big deal for its political future
The fatal crash has the potential to transform an election landscape that looked like almost certain for incumbent Dilma Rousseff.
Brazilian presidential candidate Campos killed in plane crash, GloboNews reports
Eduardo Campos, 49, is a former governor of northeastern Pernambuco state who had the support of about 10 percent of voters in recent polls.
Here's the supermoon, in case you missed it (PHOTOS)
This could be the biggest moon of the year.
Why Latin American diplomats are pulling out of Israel
More and more of the region's governments are yanking their ambassadors out of Israel in protest.
Latin America’s militaries are making a comeback
Bloody coups may now be practically unthinkable, but experts say the risks to democracy are real.
Was Brazil 2014 the greatest World Cup ever?
Thrilling soccer, shocking upsets, Shakespearean drama, and goals galore — the tournament had it all.
Here's why many in Massachusetts are mourning Brazil's World Cup defeat
Hint: It has a lot to do with a little town called Framingham.
Latin America vs. Europe: The rivalry returns
Slinging mud across the pond over soccer is as old as the World Cup.
Germany just slaughtered Brazil in the World Cup semifinals
And Brazilian fans are devastated.
This GIF shows you every team that ever made it to the World Cup semifinals
Netherlands is the only team in the semifinals that has never won the World Cup.
This chart shows which World Cup teams have been given the most red and yellow cards
Uruguay and Greece, what's the deal?
Why you should root for Colombia in the World Cup
Colombians are on high, and not just because of last weekend's gorgeous goal.
The US is out. So which World Cup team are we supposed to root for now?
Well, that depends. Do you hate freedom?
On Location Video: Who would travel halfway around the world to watch their team not win the World Cup?
As Brazil’s protests grow fierce, meet the lawyers policing the police
If you look closely among the protesters, you may spot some activist attorneys.
This graphic reveals the youngest and oldest players on every World Cup team
Argentina is the oldest team in the league. Ghana is the youngest.
This chart shows which countries produce the most electricity from renewable energy
Norway for the win.
Soccer fans in Brazil have bought 2 million World Cup condoms
They're yellow and green, Brazil's national colors, and they taste like the country's favorite drink.
Watch how Chilean fans reacted when FIFA cut their national anthem short
The New York Times is wrong. USA soccer players flop, just like everyone else
Let's go to the video tape.