Survival of pink iguanas in question as Galapagos volcano erupts
Park officials hope the endangered species' habitat remains outside the flow of lava.
Gay marriage around the world
Ireland has voted to legalize same-sex marriage, joining 18 countries which have made, or are in the process of making the change.
China’s premier is visiting Latin America. This is what he’s after
Li Keqiang is inking huge deals and making nice in an area the US once regarded as its 'backyard.'
Senate advances fast-track trade bill sought by Obama
US-USA-TRADE:Senate advances fast-track trade bill sought by Obama
Nicaragua has the region's highest teen pregnancy rate. Many moms are OK with it
Young women are suffering from what one expert calls the Virgin Mary syndrome.
Earth needs a flag. How about this one?
You know, for when we colonize Mars and fight wars against aliens.
Meet the head-spinning b-boys and b-girls of Nicaragua
Hip-hop lives in this Central American town.
Paraguay says a 10-year-old rape victim shouldn't have an abortion
Outrageous? Yes. Unusual in Latin America? No.
Ecuador campaign urges Brad Pitt not to make oil movie
A group called Justice for Ecuador says the movie would 'spread lies and misinformation about the destruction caused by Chevron.'
This spinning globe tells you the chances of getting murdered in each country
And, yes, the US is the most dangerous Western democracy.
This US-backed Pacific trade deal could stop the poor from getting life-saving meds
The TPP will be the world’s largest ever trade agreement — and it's being negotiated behind closed doors.
Dust blanketed this Nicaraguan town, and children's health symptoms are just beginning
Locals are trying to sue the government for allegedly failing to protect their citizens from an environmental problem that should have been prevented.
Mexico City could be the next to ban Uber
The taxi app just can’t catch a break down in Latin America.
Q & A: How to end extreme poverty
Countess Albina du Boisrouvray is the founder of FXB International, a nonprofit that takes a human rights approach to ending extreme poverty.
Celebrating a first Mother's Day, knowing the inequality of maternal health firsthand
The GroundTruth Project's global health editor on Save the Children's new report about motherhood.
Vatican strategy promotes Pope Francis as catalyst on climate change
Francis will attend key gatherings ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris.
These activists are risking everything to save the environment
'They follow me. They threaten to kill me, to kidnap me, they threaten my family. That is what we face.'
Honduras is the most dangerous country for environmental activists: report
Across the globe, murders of environmental activists averaged more than two per week in 2014.
Ecuador is on its way to decriminalizing drug use
Not full-on legalization, but the country's congress is considering a bill that would replace jail time with fines, and view addicts as patients not criminals.
How the liberal American nuns prevailed over the Vatican old guard
Pope Francis has ended a controversial investigation into alleged misconduct by US sisters.
This campaign shows the real message of reggaeton music
Without a catchy beat, it's harder to tune out the misogynistic lyrics.
22 weird facts about animal sex
Ah, the birds and the bees. Pandas and porcupines too! Oh my!
Germany's Nazi hunters are heading to Ecuador
Could there still be surviving war criminals hiding in the South American nation?
Obama, Castro poised for landmark talks
Hours after shaking hands, US President Barack Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro head into historic talks in Panama on Saturday in their efforts to bury decades of animosity.
Confronting climate change face to face in Antarctica
For reporter Caitlin McNally, a melting iceberg brings home the repercussions of a warming planet, from Antarctica to New Orleans.
Antarctica's past offers a cautionary tale for future energy production
In tracing the history of the whaling industry on Deception Island, Caitlin McNally finds Antarctica is no stranger to exploitation.
The future of religion around the world, in one chart
A new report by Pew Research shows us what religious affiliations will look like in 2050.
Latin America divided between oil and green energy
Latin America spends billions of dollars subsidizing fossil fuels each year, but also has some of the world's largest renewable power programs, highlighting the energy-hungry region's divisions as it charts its future.
The importance of bringing decision makers to Antarctica
Reporter Caitlin McNally traverses the icy terrain with corporate and government leaders.
The things I carry (to Antarctica)
Reporter Caitlin McNally prepares to arrive in an alien world of ice and snow.
Why Latin American governments don’t want to fight with Caracas
Critics accuse regional governments of failing to stand up to the Maduro administration over its repression and alleged human rights abuses.