Lawmakers passed a measure late Tuesday calling for a referendum on whether to allow the popular President Álvaro Uribe to run for a third term. Critics say that would be bad for democracy.
Most Latin American nations are electing leftists, but supermarket tycoon Ricardo Martinelli's message of change gives him an edge going into Sunday's election.
The flow of capital and travelers across international borders has accelerated in recent years, presenting new challenges.
Exit polls show that President Rafael Correa won by a wide margin over his nearest competitor in an eight-candidate field.
President Rafael Correa is expected to win big in today's vote. He talks like a leftist, but many say he doesn't act like one.
Conservation in Darwin's lab isn't about preservation – it's now an epic experiment in restoration.
Ahead of the Summit of the Americas, Spain has been quietly bolstering a common transatlantic agenda.
While the increase in soldiers is modest, the government is showing support for Obama's shift of strategy in Afghanistan – and, more broadly, for the administration itself.
Readers write about whether nonMuslims should be careful in their speech toward Muslims, and whether the cost of living in Ecuador has risen due to protectionist policies.