Dilma Rousseff's chief of staff resigned over questions about his personal wealth, and now Italy is furious after Brazil's supreme court released a jailed Italian murder suspect and fugitive.
The rebranding of left-leaning populist Ollanta Humala ahead of today's Peru election shows the wide spectrum of leftism in today's Latin America and how the most radical fold has started to wane.
French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde is seeking to replace her compatriot Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who resigned as IMF managing director earlier this month after he was arrested for sex crimes in New York.
A diversity of Brazilians who turned out for the public wake of Abdias do Nascimento, who fought for black rights in a country that imported far more African slaves than America.
A celebrity gym owner in Rio de Janeiro teaches martial arts to entice kids from the favelas to stay in school.
Indians celebrate after their team won the ICC World Cup cricket semifinal match against Pakistan, in Mumbai, India. India upstaged archrival Pakistan by 29 runs in the so-called 'mother of all World Cup matches' to progress to the final against Sri Lanka, giving Sachin Tendulkar another chance to reach his 100th hundred after his charmed innings fell just short on Wednesday.
Trade opportunities and strengthened ties top the agenda as President Obama flies to Brazil, Chile, and El Salvador over the next five days.
A Spanish court on Monday indicted a senior Venezuelan official as a leader of the terror organization ETA, further undercutting Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez's credentials as a mediator for the Libyan conflict.