Colombia to legalize medical marijuana
It's another big blow to the US strategy to fight the drug trade in Latin America.
After decades of impunity, this fugitive father's past finally caught up with him
The story of the priest who (almost) got away.
Cómo los presuntos abusadores sexuales del Vaticano se esconden y predican en Sudamérica (VIDEO)
Un documental de GlobalPost.
América del Sur se convierte en refugio para los presuntos pederastas de la iglesia
El Vaticano no se expresó al respecto.
These rescued South American circus lions are heading back to Africa
The airlift of 33 big cats is thought to be the largest ever of its kind.
Colombia's FARC rebels could accept going on trial after 50 years of war
Here's why that's a turning point for peace.
At least 64 people presumed dead in latest Colombian landslide
The hope of finding more survivors is growing thinner.
Raids, arrests in Colombia target illegal mines
The mines reportedly financed the FARC guerrilla group.
Colombia just legalized euthanasia. Here's why that's a big deal
It's highly controversial: Only 3 other countries allow doctors to actually administer their patients' requested lethal dose.
Ten Colombian soldiers killed in apparent FARC attack
The bloodshed threatens to undermine the two-year-old peace process between the government and rebels.
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.