Gangs still run nightmarish 'chop-up' houses in this Colombian drug hub
More than 30 dismembered bodies have been found in the city of Buenaventura since 2013, according to Human Rights Watch.
5 edible Latin American bugs
With the UN promoting insects as a new sustainable food, GlobalPost looks at five Latin American creepy-crawlies that locals just love to eat.
These are the world’s deadliest cities
A new report ranks the 50 most violent cities on the planet. Here's why Latin America crowds the list.
FARC to free Colombian soldiers, sends warning to army
FARC's leader, Timoleon Jimenez, said the president's suspension of negotiations had damaged the peace process.
FARC rebels say they captured a Colombian army general
On Sunday, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos suspended peace talks with the rebels.
US government to its people: Stay away from these countries
In total, the State Department has travel warnings in place for 41 nations.
Latin America’s militaries are making a comeback
Bloody coups may now be practically unthinkable, but experts say the risks to democracy are real.
Here's what it's like when a feisty little WWII plane is your best way around
Mothballed in the US, the Douglas DC-3 is a workhorse in the Colombian jungle.
How not to become a World Cup star
Peru’s Reimond Manco was once rated better than Colombian superstar James Rodriguez. So where is he now?
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?
Here are the world's 10 biggest refugee groups compared to populations of US cities
There are almost as many refugees from Afghanistan as people in Denver, Colorado.
Hippos once owned by Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar are on the run – and considered dangerous
The fugitive hippos could meet the same end as their former owner.
Why less coca does not equal less cocaine
Fields of the illicit narco plant have shrunk to a record low, but higher quality and efficiency mean global supplies of the Andean marching powder could still be booming.
This graphic shows which teams have the most fans at the World Cup
Turns out Americans like soccer way more than the world thinks.
Here's what else is happening in the Americas besides the World Cup
Believe it or not, there are things going on in South America right now that have nothing to do with Brazil's soccer mega-event.
Colombia's re-elected President Santos tells rebels it's time for peace
Agreements have already been reached with the FARC on three items on a five-point agenda, including land reform and the rebels' withdrawal from drug trafficking.
Watch sheep play soccer at the Sheep World Cup 2014
It's Colombia vs. Brazil vs. wolves!
Colombia's guerrilla group FARC marks its 50th year with a mixed message on peace
FARC's peace talks with the Colombian government have been underway since November 2012, but a comprehensive peace has so far eluded negotiators.
Australia is apparently raising a generation of overweight couch potatoes
The sports-loving nation scored a D- on an international physical activity report card.
Colombia's farmer protests could disrupt President Santos's re-election bid
President Juan Manuel Santos has said the protests are deliberately designed to damage his election campaign.
Colombia's controversial coca spraying could be the next drug war casualty
The US backs Colombian coca field fumigation, but here's a host of reasons some say it's another counternarcotics flop, while others say it's actually working.
Colombians want the world to stop misspelling their country's name. It's Colombia, NOT Columbia
Colombia is a country in South America. Columbia is a university in New York City. Sort it out. It's not that hard.
The 4 songs you had no idea were inspired by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
From Shakira to Silvio Rodriguez, music has immortalized the maestro known as Gabo.
Nobel-prize winning Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies
Garcia Marquez died at his home in Mexico City, a source close to his family said.
Attention Venezuelan shoppers: Will this ID card keep you loyal to the revolution?
The government's handing out grocery loyalty cards that promise bargains and the chance to win amazing prizes. What's the catch?
Here's why Maduro's right about Venezuela's food shortages
And also, why he's wrong.
9 cats really, really not enjoying Colombia's International Feline Fair
'Don't judge us' — these cats.
FARC kidnap victim who had a baby with her captor is running for Congress in Colombia
Clara Rojas survived six years in prison camps and a jungle C-section. Her extraordinary story doesn't end there.
Venezuelan expats are tweeting the way for embattled protesters
The government is squeezing critical TV, blocking websites and even cutting off the internet. Here's how Venezuelans abroad are helping protesters cope.