Resource limits and slow-moving institutions may hamper economic growth
Commentary: Reluctance to make inconvenient choices will lead to an unsustainable trajectory.
Competitive edge will sustain US economic advantage in 2025
Commentary: Good times await countries at the bottom of the economic pyramid.
Cuba's dissidents go abroad
Will the Cuban government pay a price, or benefit, by finally letting Castro opponents travel?
Is the Brazilian Amazon shrinking faster?
A new study of Brazil's rain forest says deforestation last year occurred more than twice as fast as in 2011.
An African pope? Don't bet on it
Vatican watchers predict Italians or Latin Americans are most likely to claim St. Peter's throne.
Heinz sold to Warren Buffett, Jorge Lemann for $28 billion
Heinz has been co-bought by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway and Brazilian Jorge Lemann's 3G.
Kim and Kanye: Too cool for airport security
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West bypassed security on their way through JFK airport, causing a TSA emergency.
Apple loses iPhone trademark in Brazil
Apple no longer has exclusive rights to use the iPhone trademark in Brazil.
A Friday In Sao Bernardo do Campo: Ola, Carnaval!
Go behind the scenes as Brazil gets ready for its famous festival.
Brazil gears up for Carnival celebrations in wake of nightclub tragedy
Brazil's Carnival celebrations are going into full swing this weekend.
Woman who survived Brazil nightclub fire dies in crash
A young woman, Jessica de Lima Rohl, who cheated death in the Brazilian nightclub fire was killed 10 days later in a freak road accident, it was reported.
Brazil's Rio Carnival 2013 preparations in full swing
Onstage and behind the scenes, Brazilians are preparing for their most famous festival.
Rio Carnival to have pee patrols
Rio de Janeiro is cracking down on public urination for its 2013 carnival.
Argentina love hotels shoot for the stars
More understated than love hotels elsewhere in Latin America, 'telos' in Buenos Aires are seeking a new type of clientele.
Could Apple lose the iPhone trademark in Brazil? It may be possible
Local company registered "iphone" back in 2000, years before Apple released the incredibly popular device.
Brazil holds special services for 237 nightclub fire victims
4,000 people attended services in Santa Maria, and a silent vigil was held outside Kiss nightclub.
If Brazil can't handle nightclubs, what about the World Cup?
After the disaster in Santa Maria’s Kiss nightclub, questions arise over Brazil’s ability to host the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics.
Brazil: 2014 World Cup poster unveiled
Brazil unveiled its official poster for the 2014 World Cup at a ceremony in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday.
Santa Maria nightclub owner attempts suicide
One of the owners of Kiss nightclub in Santa Maria, Brazil, has attempted suicide after a fire at his establishment killed more than 230 people.
Police: Cheap fireworks started Brazil nightclub fire
Police said the band purchased cheap outdoor flares instead of the safer, more expensive indoor flares.
Immigration reform: ‘Here we go again,’ Latin Americans say
Latin America's public reaction is muted. And possibly with good reason.
Brazil nightclub fire raises safety concerns
Could basic safety mechanisms have prevented the deaths of 245 young people in Brazil?
Argentina curbs trade in 'soccer slaves'
Argentina’s taxman is taking aim at the seamier side of South American soccer.
Turtle survives 30-year lockup in Brazil shed
Pet owner: turtle's survival "just unbelievable.”
Latin America: where clubbing can be deadly
Missing fire extinguishers and flouting other health and safety codes, Latin American nightclubs have been the scene of deadly blazes before.
Relatives mourn for victims of Brazil's Kiss nightclub fire
After the Kiss nightclub fire killed at least 230 people, relatives identify bodies and mourn for those they lost.
Brazil: 4 arrested in deadly night club fire (PHOTOS)
Fifty of the night club fire victims are being buried on Monday. Brazil has declared three days of mourning.
Brazil: Night club fire kills at least 230
A fire at the Kiss night club in Santa Maria, Brazil has killed at least 230 people.
Brazil: Night club fire kills 231 (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
A fire at the Kiss night club in Santa Maria, Brazil has killed 231 people.
Brazil plans major Amazon rainforest survey
Brazil's Forestry Ministry said the census would take four years to complete; the last major survey was over 30 years ago.
Brazilian police inspector fired for criticizing female officers replaced by woman
A Brazilian police inspector fired from his post after criticizing female officers via Twitter has been replaced by a woman.