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.
In Venezuela, the revolution will not be televised by NTN24
Colombian-based cable news network NTN24 was pulled off the air in Venezuela after broadcasting coverage of anti-government protests.
Time magazine just made lots of enemies in Mexico
Its cover story is gung-ho for Mexico, but something about it really irks the Mexicans.
Why Colombia halted a US company's coal exports
Drummond Co. helped make Colombia the world's No. 4 coal exporter. But after alleged dirty deeds, now Bogota's punishing the Alabama firm.
Colombia ends coal shipments from US mining giant Drummond after major coal spill in the Caribbean
"If Drummond keeps violating the law, we will be compelled to take action... and that will worsen the situation."
7 of the most badass women who ever lived (who you've probably never heard of)
For every Joan of Arc, there’s a Mongolian wrestler princess; for every Mata Hari, there’s a Colombian revolutionary spy; for every Ada Lovelace, there’s a pin-up Austrian telecoms
2014: A year of electoral fireworks
A big year ahead for Dilma, Modi, Jokowi and Barry, too.
For Bogota’s mayor, a pink slip could lead to resurrection
Gustavo Petro's extraordinary journey from rebel fighter to legislator to mayor has ended with an unceremonious dismissal — or maybe it's just begun anew. But what will it mean for FARC peace talks?
World Cup 2014 set in Brazil with your choice for 'group of death'
Group G gets early consideration for 'group of death' with Germany, Ghana, Portugal and United States.
10 most irreplaceable ecosystems on Earth
Scientists have ranked the world's ecosystems. These are the most irreplaceable. Protect them.
Colombia says FARC plotted to kill ex-president Uribe
Leftist FARC guerrilla group plotted to kill former president Alvaro Uribe, a vehement critic of peace talks with the rebels, the Colombian government said.
That coffee you are drinking might not be so fair trade after all
Latin American coffee growers struggle with rock-bottom prices and a crushing outbreak of coffee leaf rust.
Justin Bieber spray paints the town in Latin America
Graffiti rampages and an alleged brothel romp are among Bieber's bad boy exploits enthralling Colombia and Brazil.
Colombia’s FARC rebels would enter politics in new peace deal
Peace talks in Havana hit a major breakthrough, allowing disarmed guerrillas to participate in politics. But many Colombians are skeptical an end to their half-century civil war is near.
In Colombia, no sex till the road’s fixed
Women find nothing gets things done like a ‘crossed-leg’ protest.
With a limited commitment, Colombia begins removing buried land mines
Commentary: International support is essential for clearing millions of mines that continue to kill and maim.
How a US Army veteran fell into Colombian rebels' hands
The just-released American captive, Afghan war vet Kevin Scott Sutay, was warned not to enter Colombia's guerrilla-ruled jungle. He strolled in alone anyway.
Colombia's FARC rebels release kidnapped ex-US Marine
The 26-year-old Kevin Scott Sutay was traveling as a tourist in Colombia's Guaviare region when when he was kidnapped in June.
Colombian woman sold 12 daughters' virginity, police say
Margarita de Jesus Zapata Moreno was arrested this week, along with a contractor accused of impregnating one of the Colombian woman's 12 daughters.
Colombia's FARC and recreation
The country's national parks are a sight to behold. But beware guerrilla rebels and land mines.
Tourists from these 10 countries are most likely to steal stuff
You like those hand towels? Some people take them home.
A world of debt watchers: All eyes on Washington
Global leaders stress that a US default would have a devastating impact on the rest of the world.
Colombian workers' rights still among the worst, two years after US trade pact
The Labor Action Plan was supposed to protect workers, but many leaders see "blatant disregard" for labor protections in Colombia.
5 reasons Latin America is lashing out at the UN General Assembly (VIDEO)
Between Brazil's rage over US spying and Bolivia's fury over diverted flights, Latin American leaders have found plenty to gripe about this week.
Peru overtakes Colombia as world's top coca leaf grower
Peru has overtaken Colombia as the world's top grower of the coca leaf, the main ingredient in cocaine.
Guerrilla politics: Colombia's FARC may soon be on the ballot
The FARC rebels have tried to play party politics before — and it ended in murder. Nearly 30 years later, will the guerrillas make a safer swap of guns for ballots?
6 dead after police raid at Colombia bar ends in stampede
Colombian police raided a bar in Bogotá early Sunday, triggering a stampede that left six people dead and five injured.
Colombia deploys 50,000 soldiers to restore order to Bogota after farmer protests
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said he is deploying 50,000 soldiers to patrol the streets of Bogota after at least two people died in protests.
Colombia's ELN rebels free Canadian geologist
Jernoc Wobert was seized on Jan. 18 in northern Bolivar province along with two Peruvian and three Colombian miners.
Peru dethrones Colombia as cocaine king
As its Andean neighbors drop coca crop acres, according to UN reports, Peru is cultivating the world's largest cocaine production.
New mammal known as the olinguito discovered in Andean cloud forest
The discovery by the olinguito by the Smithsoninan Institution is the first new carnivorous mammal species to be identified in the Americas in 35 years.