Obama practices his soccer dribbling as he plays with local children during his tour of the Cidade de Deus Favela in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday.
There are now 179 reported deaths in Guatemala from last weekend's Tropical Storm Agatha, along with a giant sinkhole in Guatemala City that has swallowed a clothing factory.
Landslides caused by Tropical Storm Agatha buried dozens of rural Indian communities.
In recent and upcoming races across Latin America, candidates have dropped a combative left-right discourse, and instead are appealing to a growing ideological center.
Ida left scores dead in El Salvador and shut down oil and gas production in the Gulf of Mexico. The hurricane has been downgraded to a tropical storm and is expected to make landfall in the US Tuesday.
Less popular among Latin leaders, the Venezuelan president is on an 11-day trip to visit allies including Libya's Qaddafi and Iran's Ahmadinejad.
Leftists are urging Hondurans rise up against the coup leaders while conservatives denounce Sunday's ouster of President Zelaya.
This week's meeting of the Organization of American States could pave to way to Cuba's reentry into the group after nearly 50 years – and toward lifting the US embargo.
As America became distracted by the war on terror after 9/11, the region sought other partners.
A talk show host wins the presidential election. Will he be more like Venezuela's Chávez or Brazil's Lula?