After days of holding off on accepting foreign aid offers in the wake of the Chile earthquake, President Michelle Bachelet has now welcomed help from abroad.
As the death toll from the Chile earthquake rises, relief organizations from around the world are set to help the South American nation pick up the pieces. But Chile's authorities say it will take them more time to assess the needs.
The shocking Colombia court ruling on Friday that blocks conservative US ally President Álvaro Uribe from seeking a third term has ended nearly two years of political limbo.
Powerful aftershocks from Saturday's 8.8 Chile earthquake continue to rock the country, but the capital, Santiago, is calm as people cautiously begin to move on with their lives.
The Chile earthquake -- at a magnitude of 8.8 -- was much stronger than the one that hit Haiti, but casualties and damages appear to be far less. Why?
Evacuation efforts have begun in Hawaii because of a tsunami warning that was issued following a massive earthquake in Chile.
Chile's earthquake was much stronger than the recent one in Haiti. Damage is extensive, residents and officials report. But so far, the death toll is much lower.
A massive 8.8 magnitude earthquake rocked Chile early Saturday. A tsunami warning has been issued for Hawaii.
Hawaii is under a tsunami warning following an earthquake in Chile Saturday morning.
Hawaii tsunami warning issued early Saturday following this morning's massive 8.8 magnitude Chile earthquake.
A massive 8.8 magnitude earthquake struck south-central Chile early Saturday morning, killing at least 85 people, knocking down buildings, homes and hospitals, and triggering a tsunami.
An 8.8 magnitude earthquake rocked Chile Saturday morning triggering a tsunami warning for Hawaii.
An 8.8 magnitude earthquake shook central Chile Saturday. Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has issued a tsunami warning.
In a statement Tuesday, Latin American leaders back Argentina view that British oil drilling off the Falkland Islands is a violation of its sovereignty.
As the Rio Summit came to a close Tuesday night, Latin America leaders announced that they would start a new regional bloc that excludes the US and Canada.
Long a starting point for cocaine smuggling, Colombia has now become a major hub for human smuggling from Africa and Asia to the US via Mexico.
British companies are set to begin drilling for oil reserves off the Falkland Islands this week, reopening a dispute with Argentina, which still lays claim to the archipelago.
One poll circulating in the British press showed that 78 percent of women surveyed would most treasure a love letter or poem. In China, while11.3 percent of respondents said some sort of handmade gift is their favorite, an equal 11 percent reported a preference for diamond jewelry.
Strongarm tactics used during the seven-month political crisis in Honduras set a bad example for the region's other fragile democracies and could lead to a power grab in Nicaragua, critics say.
One samba school's choice of Julia Lira – a third-grader who likes watching soap operas and singing along to Beyoncé – to be its lead dancer at carnival is drawing fire from some child rights advocates.