FARC's move to put Timoleon Jimenez, also known as 'Timochenko,' in charge could prove a major obstacle to Colombia's hopes for a peaceful resolution to the conflict.
11/16/2011 10:06 am
National Police Chief Aminta Granera, who once trained to be a Catholic nun, is Nicaragua's most popular public figure, thanks in part to her department's success in fighting organized crime.
11/16/2011 09:20 am
After years of delay and controversy, the US Congress approved free trade agreements Wednesday with Colombia, Panama, and South Korea.
10/13/2011 10:20 am
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
Indigenous groups across Latin America are increasingly butting heads with leaders they elected and demanding greater participation in decisions that affect their ancestral lands.
10/05/2011 04:53 pm
Ecuador is still debating whether an attempted coup occurred on Sept. 30 last year, but the revolt has nonetheless had profound changes on three institutions in the Andean nation.
09/30/2011 01:27 pm
Peruvian cuisine is becoming a global brand, and its popularity is bringing hundreds of thousands of people to its annual gourmet food festival.
09/30/2011 11:55 am
Big-flavored pistou, a Provençal sauce made with basil, garlic, Parmesan and olive oil, gives a delicious kick – and its name – to soupe au pistou, a hearty vegetable soup.
09/21/2011 10:25 am
Recent reports indicate foreign companies are not feeling the effects of the violence in Mexico and Central America, likely due to the difficulty of extorting multinational corporations.
09/19/2011 11:57 am
Peruvian cooking boasts a unique fusion of Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Italian, African, Andean, and native American influences.
09/16/2011 05:00 pm