| Mar 20, 2014
| 5:36 AM
La Reserva Federal de Estados Unidos sorprendió el miércoles con un tono más estricto de lo esperado en su política monetaria, aumentando la presión financiera sobre América Latina al plantear la perspectiva de una subida de tasas antes de lo previsto que...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 2:56 PM
SAO PAULO, Brazil — Brazil’s military has agreed to open investigations of use torture at bases it operated during two decades of dictatorship from 1964 to 1985.
The announcement Tuesday, the 50th anniversary of the coup that toppled...
| Jan 22, 2014
South America's powerhouse faces tough dilemmas in 2014.
Brazil is hastily preparing to host two of the world's premier mega-events: the World Cup starting in June and the Olympics just 24 months later. While it has come under heavy criticism for the...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 4:51 AM
Líderes de América Latina discutieron el martes en Cuba cómo enfrentar las desigualdades sociales que persisten en la región pese a una década de vigoroso crecimiento económico, en una cumbre vista como un espaldarazo a la isla ante el aislamiento de...
| Feb 27, 2014
El papa Francisco, los secretarios generales de la ONU y de la OEA, otros líderes internacionales y varios Gobiernos pidieron esta semana el fin de la violencia y la apertura de un diálogo en Venezuela, donde las protestas antigubernamentales ya han...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 5:51 PM
RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil's currency is called the real, which in Portuguese means both "royal" and, simply, "real."
But with prices skyrocketing ahead of the World Cup finals this summer, some locals in this famed beach city have created a mock...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 4:53 PM
RIO DE JANEIRO - Pope Francis wrapped up his first overseas trip Sunday with one of the largest papal Masses in recent history and a final entreaty for Catholic youth and their ministers to get out and spread the faith.
The pope’s flight to Rome...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 6:02 PM
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil -- U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry ran into a storm of criticism Tuesday during a visit to Brazil dominated by protests and warnings about the consequences of U.S. intelligence agency spying on Brazilians' emails and phone...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 8:57 AM
During Pope Francis' excursion Monday in Rio de Janeiro, his car got stuck in traffic, and his driver made a wrong turn amid the chaos of ecstatic crowds. It was a nightmare for the pope's security team. The pope, however, got a kick out of it.
| Jul 28, 2013
| 9:15 AM
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Pope Francis, speaking to an estimated 3 million people spread out over Copacabana beach, urged youth on Sunday to become religious disciples to "the fringes of society," indispensable to a reinvigoration of the church.
| Jul 16, 2013
| 11:02 AM
SÃO PAULO, Brazil -- A man died after a one-ton cow crashed through his roof and landed on him while he was asleep in bed, local press reported.
Authorities said the cow wandered down a hill and onto the top of the home of Joao Maria de Souza, 45, in...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 12:18 PM
LONDON -- The editor of the Guardian defended his decision to publish leaked files from the U.S. National Security Agency and told a committee of Parliament on Tuesday that so far the British newspaper has revealed only 1% of the material provided by...