Topic: Simon Bolivar
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.
09/15/2010 04:22 pm
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.
07/16/2010 02:21 pm
In Pictures Rescue teams to Haiti
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.
09/28/2009 01:00 am
Venezuela withdrew its ambassador this week after Peru offered asylum to Chávez's political rival who faces corruption charges.
04/29/2009 01:00 am
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.
04/26/2009 01:00 am
02/12/2009 12:00 am
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.
12/14/2008 12:00 am
Alberto Vollmer's programs for poor squatters and young hoodlums seen as a model for defusing social tensions.
08/08/2008 01:00 am
A new pro-poor break-away church vexes the country's Catholic leaders, who call it a Chávez ploy.
07/24/2008 01:00 am