Venezuela's Hugo Chávez has proposed a 'Peace Commission' to mediate Libya's civil conflict. Arab League Secretary-General Amr Moussa today said the offer is 'under consideration.'
Mexican Independence Day marks the 200th anniversary of freedom from Spanish rule. This year, five Latin American countries mark their bicentennials by taking stock of progress and challenges ahead.
Venezuela recalled its ambassador after the outgoing Colombian government charged that its neighbor harbors FARC rebels. The charges could short-circuit a potential thaw in ties as president-elect Santos prepares to take office.
Rescuers in Port-au-Prince on Wednesday look under rubble and speak to a trapped survivor at the site of a four-story building collapse caused by the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti on Tuesday.
The Africa-South America summit’s big personalities dominated the show. But some concrete proposals, like the plan for a Bank of the South, also came from it.
Venezuela withdrew its ambassador this week after Peru offered asylum to Chávez's political rival who faces corruption charges.
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.
Venezuela's Hugo Chávez and Cuba's Raúl Castro signed a series of bilateral accords in Caracas on Saturday in Mr. Castro's first foreign trip since he succeeded his ailing brother Fidel.
Alberto Vollmer's programs for poor squatters and young hoodlums seen as a model for defusing social tensions.