Hudson volcano: Interior Minister Rodrigo Hinzpeter says 97 people living near the Hudson volcano will be evacuated and he is not ruling out the possibility of an eruption.
10/27/2011 10:29 am
Latin American police, seen by many in the region as part of the problem rather than the solution to crime, are trying to boost their involvement in and response to their communities.
10/21/2011 11:41 am
Military service is obligatory in Chile, but volunteers usually fill the ranks. Student protests this year have hurt recruitment, but the number of call-ups is higher than what the military says it needs.
10/18/2011 11:21 am
From New York City to Budapest to Tokyo, protest movements worldwide – including Occupy Wall Street in the US – have dedicated Oct. 15 to voicing their various concerns. What unites them?
10/15/2011 10:58 am
After soaring to a 65 percent approval rating following the miner rescue, President Sebastian Piñera's rating is now at 30 percent as his country is riven by protests, riots, and other crises.
10/12/2011 04:35 pm
Iran's ties to Latin American leaders have been growing in recent years, but the alleged assassination plot against the Saudi ambassador to the US is drawing attention to its less savory activities.
10/12/2011 10:41 am
US government spending on things like education and health care has been largely ineffective over the past 40 years.
10/10/2011 01:00 pm
The 9.0 magnitude earthquake that struck Japan in March was the fifth most powerful earthquake ever recorded. The quake also altered the distribution of the Earth's mass, affecting the pull of gravity near the epicenter.
10/06/2011 05:48 pm
The ALMA radio telescope array set to come on line this week will give astronomers an unprecedented look into areas of the universe obscured from other telescopes – from star nurseries in other galaxies to the black hole at the center of the Milky Way.
10/05/2011 10:09 am
Creation of the Syrian opposition's unity council comes as the US is set to call for a UN resolution to consider further sanctions against Syria if it does not halt the crackdown that has left some 2,700 dead.
10/04/2011 03:01 pm