As the summer kicks off in the southern hemisphere, the Chilean government is encouraging men to not wear ties, in an effort to decrease use of air conditioning – and thus energy.
Ayman Joumaa was indicted in Virginia this week for laundering Hezbollah money and helping smuggle drugs out of Latin America. Blogger James Bosworth argues this is not a reason to worry.
As illegal immigration rates go down and the National Guard's deployment costs rack up, the Obama administration prepares to cut the Guard's presence along the US-Mexico border.
A provision into the omnibus spending bill being negotiated in Congress this week could present a terrible quandary for thousands of Cuban-Americans, warns guest blogger Anya Landau French.
Colombia is worried that FARC fighters are looking to acquire missiles in Venezuela, which would diminish Colombia's air-power advantage against the rebels.
Thirty years after the Salvadoran Army massacred more than 800 people, many of them children, in El Mozote, El Salvador, residents and officials held a commemoration for the victims.
Back in Panama to serve more prison time, ex-dictator Manuel Noriega might be surprised how little the regional neighborhood has changed, writes guest blogger Mike Allison.
Although much has been made of Mexican cartels' spread into Central America, they have not supplanted Colombia-based drug traffickers, who are still highly active in the region.
Despite overwhelming support among the Brazilian public for harsh measures against illegal deforesters, Brazil's Congress looks set to loosen deforestation restrictions instead. Why?
Was it a computer virus in the faked Hugo Chavez death story? Or was it market optimism about a post-Chavez Venezuela? Guest blogger Miguel Octavio says that it might have been both.
Mexico's success in preventing Saadi Qaddafi from escaping to a Mexican resort with his family stands in stark contrast to the impunity with which many international criminals are able to operate in Mexico.
Guest blogger Bill Ong Hing argues that the US strategy to discourage easy crossings at the Mexican border, contributing to hundreds of deaths each year, is 'the moral equivalent of Cain's electrified fence.'
Enrique Peña Nieto, the frontrunner in Mexico's presidential race, fumbled a question about which books most influenced him. And like Rick Perry's similar gaffe, Peña Nieto's stumble may cost him.
Venezuela's upcoming presidential election has spurred debate over whether Chavistas need the protection of an amnesty law to maintain political stability when he leaves office.
The men are wanted in connection with the massacre of eight people, including six Jesuit priests, in El Salvador in 1989. But guest blogger Mike Allison doubts they will be extradited.