As America became distracted by the war on terror after 9/11, the region sought other partners.
Ahead of the Summit of the Americas, Spain has been quietly bolstering a common transatlantic agenda.
Summit of the Americas gathers the 34 democratically governed countries of the Western Hemisphere. But communist Cuba threatens to steal some of the spotlight.
On Monday, President Fernando Lugo admitted he had a son while still an ordained bishop
The region's democracies need to be defended, as does US nurturing of liberty
With crude oil stocks high and gasoline demand low, US drivers may get a reprieve from the customary spring spike in gasoline prices this year.
A former close collaborator of President Hugo Chávez turned ardent foe was arrested at gunpoint Thursday on corruption charges.
While the increase in soldiers is modest, the government is showing support for Obama's shift of strategy in Afghanistan – and, more broadly, for the administration itself.