Latin America: Divided we stand
United and integrated, the region would be a force to reckon with on the world stage. But does Latin America’s unification reality match up to the rhetoric?
Chile, Argentina issue volcano evacuation orders (UPDATES)
Chile and Argentina issued red alerts for the Copahue volcano on Monday and have ordered the evacuation of about 3,000 people living in the region.
Flirting with disaster: Could a volcano near you be erupting soon?
As Mexico's 'Popo' volcano stirs, we take a look at other looming disasters around the world.
Bolivia sues Chile for access to the Pacific
Bolivia wants its coastline reinstated after losing it to Chile in a 19th-century war.
4 Latin American elections: What to watch
Venezuela and Paraguay pick presidents this month, and Chile and Honduras gear up for votes in November. Some will swing left, others right.
Chile exhumes body of famed poet Pablo Neruda
Authorities hope to determine if the literary figure died of prostrate cancer, or was killed by the Pinochet regime.
Chile miner trapped 1000 feet underground
Rescue workers in Chile are working to free a miner trapped 1000 feet underground after a mine collapsed in the northern Atacama region.
Thousands of dead prawns wash up on Chile beach (VIDEO)
Officials in Chile are investigating the death of thousands of prawns that washed onto a beach Wednesday, turning it red.
Chile: Home of the world's largest telescope
The world's largest telescope, aka the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), is open for business.
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.