Latin America News
Pope Francis Makes Latin America Visit About 'Most Fragile ... Most Vulnerable'
At the start of a weeklong visit to his native continent, Pope Francis arrived to a red carpet reception at Quito's main airport, where Ecuador's socialist president Rafael Correa greeted him on the tarmac. But as the pope's motorcade proceeded into the city, many along the sidelines voiced their
Ex-Latin American Leaders Express Concern Over Venezuela
Ex-Spanish premier Jose Maria Aznar and 23 former Latin American leaders sign a declaration expressing concern over the perceived collapse of constitutional order in Venezuela and protesting alleged "political persecution" of opposition parties there
AP PHOTOS: Editor Selections From Latin America , Caribbean
AP PHOTOS: A selection of our favorite images from Latin America and the Caribbean
Masters, Latin America team up
Using the blueprint from its successful launch of an amateur event in Asia, the Masters -- along with the R&A and the United States Golf Association -- announced a foray into Latin America on Wednesday that will reward the winner of an amateur tournament there with a spot at Augusta National. The
U.S. Stands Behind N.S.A. Spying on Latin America , Cites Terrorism as Reason for It
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry defended the National Security Agency’s surveillance program targeting Latin America while on a South American tour. During a news conference in Bogota on Monday, Kerry cited recent terrorist threats to U.S. embassies and the security changes brought about by 9/11
Why Latin American Countries Scored a Major Victory Over Internet Domain Names
The two South American nations filed complaints against Patagonia Inc., a California-based clothing company.
Why Are Latin American Countries Saying Yes to Snowden?
The presidents of Nicaragua, Venezuela and Bolivia have publicly expressed interest in granting asylum to former CIA analyst Edward Snowden who is wanted by the United States on charges of revealing classified government information. On Friday WikiLeaks, the organization that publishes private, and
What Egypt Can Learn From Latin America's Revolutions
At 6 p.m. local time Wednesday, the Egyptian army overthrew Mohamed Morsi, the country’s first democratically elected president, in response to nearly a week of violent protests and social unrest. Egyptian defense minister Gen. Abdul-Fattah el-Sisi announced that the military would temporarily
Mexico Will Be Latin America ’s Tech Leader
A global race is on to create the next Silicon Valley, and Latin America is rapidly embracing technology and innovation as it vies to be the epicenter of the next tech boom. The stakes aren’t trivial. It’s clear that the countries that can develop new ideas and technology will be the economic