Venezuela and Ecuador have strongly condemned the pending agreement, which would allow the US to use three bases for counternarcotics and counterinsurgency surveillance.
Locator signals from Flight 447's black boxes may fade after June 30, but investigators are likely to keep looking anyway.
Australian sculptor brings a rare civic vision to his geoglyphs the world over.
On the shores of famed Lake Titicaca, Demetrio Limachi and a handful of others toil to preserve the ancient art of creating crescent-shaped craft out of bundles of dried reeds.
Latin America and the Caribbean – where 78 percent of residents live in cities – is the world's most urbanized developing region.
A new constitution approved handily Sunday also risks dividing the nation.
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice suspended a trade deal with Bolivia last week for failure to rein in coca growing. Some 50,000 jobs could be lost.