Both Nicaragua's President Ortega and Venezuela's Hugo Chávez have issued encouraging statements to Qaddafi. But logistics and politics could keep him out of the Western Hemisphere.
Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is now the clear front-runner in October's presidential election. Here is what she and Argentina opposition candidates are offering.
The leaders of Venezuela and Mexico have been fighting crime in similar ways. But differences in political agendas, cooperation with the US, and high-level corruption raise interesting questions.
The former first lady divorced President Alvaro Colom to sidestep Guatemala's ban on presidential dynasties. But a ruling from the country's highest court still determined her ineligible.
The attacker in Norway and a Mexican drug ring both invoke the ancient Knights Templar to describe themselves. Why do violent ideologues and criminals search the past for inspiration?
Arturo Valenzuela's return to academia, which had been announced in May, leaves the US without much needed diplomatic leadership in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Guest blogger James Bosworth says that despite the media's focus on violence in Latin America – which certainly can't be ignored – the region offers friendly faces and strong investments.
The Congressional subcommittee hearing Thursday on Hezbollah's presence in Latin America distracts from other, bigger regional threats, warns guest blogger James Bosworth.
As Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's health remains uncertain, his brother suggests that Chavez's party could plot a military coup to retain its hold on the country.