Even as radiation leaked from Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant, the US and Chile signed a nuclear power cooperation agreement, days ahead of President Obama's visit Monday.
Obama practices his soccer dribbling as he plays with local children during his tour of the Cidade de Deus Favela in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday.
Hugo Chávez's offer to mediate between his embattled Libyan friend and rebel factions was quickly dismissed. Meanwhile, other Latin American nations are taking a unified approach to foreign affairs.
Children dressed as devils wait at the Malecon to take part in the last day of the annual national carnival in Santo Domingo.
Thousands of families still living in temporary huts after an 8.8 earthquake rocked Chile a year ago today blame President Sebastian Piñera for not doing more.
Chile earthquake: A strong 6.8 earthquake was measured in Chile, Friday, but after the 8.8 of last year and strong building codes the country was prepared.
During Friday prayers in Tehrir Square, prayers are raised to those who lost their lives to the violence.
With two people killed in the southern city of Punta Arenas during Chile protests against hikes in natural gas prices, President Sebastián Piñera may be facing his biggest crisis yet.
Armed paramilitary policemen chant slogans as they stand in formation during a training session to ensure the security of the upcoming 12th Chinese National Games in Shenyang, Liaoning province August 16, 2013.
Most 2010 lists of major news will include the Gulf oil spill, the Haiti earthquake, the Republican midterm election sweep, and WikiLeaks. But we saw many events that also inspired or amazed or brought a smile. Here's our top 6 list.