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.
Laura Chinchilla won the Costa Rica election Sunday. She'll be the country's first woman president, echoing a trend across Latin America where women are being voted into high-level political office in record numbers.
Laura Chinchilla won Costa Rica's presidential election in a landslide victory Sunday that is eliciting cheers from women across Central America.
Three of the four main candidates in Sunday's presidential race tilt toward the right. Among them, front-runner Laura Chinchilla could become the nation's first woman president.
'Successor groups' of right-wing paramilitaries are growing fast, causing a steep rise in violence in many areas, according to a new report from Human Rights Watch.
Lady Gaga, Wyclef Jean, Jay-Z and dozens of other top music artists are rerecording the 1985 'We Are the World' hit single written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie in an effort to raise money to help Haiti after the Jan. 12 earthquake.
Tapping into a niche market for organic cocoa, some Peruvian farmers have turned away from cocaine in favor of growing beans for high-end chocolate retailers in Europe and the US.
Small groups have taken it upon themselves to establish security, organize aid deliveries, and maintain a minimum of sanitation in the sprawling 'tent cities' that cropped up in the wake of the Jan. 12 earthquake.
Haiti’s earthquake reversed a decades-long provinces-to-capital migration, driving as many as 1 million Haitians from overburdened Port-au-Prince. Haitian officials are now see an opportunity to 'decentralize' the country.
The US Embassy in the Haiti capital of Port-au-Prince has been overwhelmed by Haitians seeking help or a way out of their troubled country. The US ambassador says he understands the humanitarian need, but stresses the embassy is focusing on US citizens and their relatives.