Brazil's favelas fight is about to get ugly
Picking a fight with the drug cartels hasn't worked so well, for anyone. Just saying.
Colombia's flower workers face poor labor conditions
New free-trade agreement with US won't help them win their rights, activists say.
Legalization debate: first pot, now coke?
Colombia's president suggested it's an option
Colombian FARC rebels vow to keep fighting despite top leader's death (VIDEO)
The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia — or FARC — has vowed to continue its struggle despite the death of its supreme commander, Alfonso Cano.
FARC leader's death could delay peace
Cano had indicated he might be open to peace talks. Will his replacement?
FARC rebel leader Cano killed in Colombia
The supreme commander of Colombia's left-wing FARC rebel group, Alfonso Cano, has been killed in a military operation.
France, Britain to abstain from UN Palestinian vote, say diplomats
United Nations diplomats say Britain, France and Colombia will abstain in a vote on Palestinian membership to the Security Council.
US jury convicts Russian "Lord of War" over arms sales to Colombian rebels (VIDEO)
International arms dealer Viktor Bout — believed to be the inspiration for the movie "Lord of War" starring Nicolas Cage — has been found guilty of trying to sell heavy weapons to Colombia's FARC rebels for attacks on US soldiers.
Foreign investment in Latin America grows
Foreign investment into Latin America grew 54 percent in the first half of the year.
Model drug mules
Colombian supermodel on trial for recruiting other models to traffic drugs
Colombian model denies drugs charges
A Colombian-born former beauty queen has denied drug-smuggling as she goes on trial in the Argentine capital Buenos Aires.
Obama to sign trade deals with Panama, Colombia, South Korea
President Barack Obama plans to sign trade deals this Friday.
Kidnapped 10-year-old girl released in Colombia
After 18 days, and national outcry, the daughter of a local mayor is reunited with her family.
Women end sex strike in Colombia
The strike began in June, and the women said they wouldn't have sex until the road to their town was paved.
Abbas petitions Latin America
Abbas makes his case in Colombia, a US ally. Will it work?
Venezuela trains mimes to fight traffic chaos
Venezuela is sending mimes into the streets of Caracas to crack down on lawless drivers and wayward pedestrians, following the lead of other Latin American countries that have hired traffic safety mimes.
The road to the World Cup
South American teams hit the field today to compete for a spot at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
Shakira at the White House
Obama appoints the pop diva to an education post
Latin America puts forward its films for the Oscars
Check out Latin America's submissions for Best Foreign Language Film at the upcoming Academy Awards.
Drug submarine nabbed
Another submersible for transporting cocaine surfaces in Colombia
Colombia's new attraction: Pablo Escobar tour
See where he hid, where he died, and take a picture with his brother.
The social network craze in Latin America
Take a guess at Latin America's most popular social networks.
Colombia: the dark side of local politics
At the state and local level, elections have quietly fallen prey to the drug wars.
The world's worst drug-trafficking offenders
The US has expanded its drug-trafficking watch list. See which countries are falling short in the war on drugs.
Cocaine components in the crosshairs
Officials target the chemicals used to make the drug, with mixed results.
Sex strike succeeds in Colombia
Women in a rural Colombia said they wouldn't have sex until a road that connects their town to the rest of the country was paved.
Colombia's friendlier face to the world
U-20 World Cup: Colombia's coming-out party
Colombia wants to rehabilitate its image as a violence-wracked nation not ready for prime time.
Colombia: a country loses its glaciers
Colombia's glaciers could be gone by the middle of the century.