In the shadow of El Comandante
Hugo Chavez inspired like-minded leaders, but was also their cautionary tale.
16 football fans killed in Chile bus crash
A group of young football fans, aged 13 to 18, were killed on their way home from a football match in Chile.
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.
Chilean researchers to conduct human trials of alcohol vaccine in India
Chilean researchers plan to conduct human trials of a hangover-inducing drug designed to cure alcoholism.
Magnitude 6.8 earthquake shakes Chile
The 6.8 quake shook buildings and broke window in north-central Chile on Wednesday.
Argentina curbs trade in 'soccer slaves'
Argentina’s taxman is taking aim at the seamier side of South American soccer.
Chile: 2 million without running water in Santiago
More than 2 million in Santiago, Chile are without running water because of a contaminated river.
Latin America takes action to decriminalize abortion
Roe v. Wade provides framework for progressing past restrictive laws.
The Earth Project: Claiming the Sun
Fresh fruit producer uses solar technology to thrive in one of the driest places on earth
8 former military officers charged in 1973 killing of singer Victor Jara
A Chilean judge has charged eight former military officers in the 1973 killing of leftist singer-songwriter Victor Jara.
Copahue volcano eruption causes Chile to go on red alert
Chile raised the alert level for the Copahue volcano to red, the highest possible, as it began spewing ash and gas over the weekend.
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.
6.1-magnitude quake rocks Chile
Reporter watches Santiago buildings shake.
Latin America’s internet paradox
Google's plan to open a new data center in Chile underscores Latin America's online drive — but there's also severe lagging.
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.
Chile will request extradition of US captain over Pinochet murders
Chile wants to put Captain Ray E. Davis on trial for his role in the 1973 killings of journalist Charles Horman and student Frank Teruggi.
Mapuche protest: Chile police clash with vandals
Chilean police on Monday clashed with hooded vandals who infiltrated a protest by Mapuche Indians demanding land rights and autonomy.
India: US should learn from Chile when it comes to visas
As America works hard to keep out entrepreneurs, Start-Up Chile has attracted some 500 companies from 37 countries to so-called "Chilecon Valley."
Chile’s army chief apologizes for anti-gay memo
The memo instructed recruiters to avoid recruiting gay Chileans and Jehovah’s Witnesses for the army.
H&M to open in Chile
Swedish retailer Hennes & Mauritz AB, better known as H&M, announced it would expand into South America, opening a flagship store in Santiago, Chile, during the first half of 2013.
Reports of police sexual abuse being investigated in Chile
Police officials in Chile said they will begin an investigation into allegations that uniformed officers sexually abused student protesters last week.
Chile suffers drought too
As the US takes stock of parched farmland, Chile declares 'catastrophe areas' after a more than two-year drought.
Cyprus, Grenada win their first medals; Chile's Tomás González country's first Olympic gymnast
Today's record-setters: Cyprus, Grenada (medals!), and Tomás González (history-making Chilean gymnast!)
Chile: McDonald's, Burger King, KFC accused of violating ban on toys in children's meals
McDonald's, Burger King and KFC have been accused of violating a law in Chile banning the inclusion of toys in children's meals.
Honeybee house anything but a home sweet home
Canadian woman finds 180,000 bees, 2,000 pounds of honey in attic.
'The 33 of the Miracle': Chile miners launch range of souvenirs
The 33 Chilean miners rescued in 2010 will soon sell mementos of their time trapped underground.
Peru, Chile ramp up territorial dispute
Tensions — and weapons purchases — rise over territorial disputes in South America.
Chile: Santiago prosecutor to investigate schools over child sex abuse claims
Prosecutors in Chile are investigating 61 schools in the capital, Santiago, over allegations that pupils were sexually abused.
500 dead penguins wash up in Brazil
Veterinarians investigating what killed otherwise healthy birds.
Chile: Students protest for-profit schools
Thousands of Chilean students took to the streets of Santiago yesterday to protest the existence of for-profit schools and to demand other educational reforms.
Chile Pinochet tribute sparks a riot (PHOTOS)
Sympathizers try to keep their fond memories of Chile's dead dictator alive, as families of his many victims rage in the streets.