07/30/2013 9:12amIn word and deed during his trip to Brazil, Pope Francis put clergy and faithful alike on notice: Get energized, go out and spread the Gospel, give the Roman Catholic Church a more active role in society.
07/30/2013 9:52amCuba on Tuesday criticized recent U.S. government sanctions against American Express Co. and an Italian bank for apparent violations of the 51-year-old economic and financial embargo against the island.
07/30/2013 12:26pmPolice in Jamaica are awaiting forensic results to determine if a body found in the capital is that of a missing Roman Catholic priest.
07/30/2013 2:36pmA 3-year-old girl was killed and 13 people injured when a water duct ruptured Tuesday in a poor suburb of western Rio de Janeiro, creating a high-pressure spurt that flooded dozens of homes, local media reports said.
07/30/2013 2:37pmTwo celebrity chefs from the U.S. got a cool reception in Haiti Tuesday as the mayor of a town outside the capital blocked them from trying to tour a farmers market.
07/30/2013 2:39pmColombia's largest guerrilla army reiterated its willingness to free a former U.S. Marine it has been holding captive for more than a month, but insisted on Tuesday that the government send a high-level delegation to retrieve him.
07/30/2013 2:57pmSome 200 poor farmers on Tuesday temporarily reoccupied land where six police officers and 11 farmworkers were killed last year in a violent eviction that led to the ouster of President Fernando Lugo.
07/30/2013 4:39pmA court ruled Tuesday that a Jamaican commission that investigates allegations of abuse by the island's security forces has the power to arrest and charge accused police officers.
07/30/2013 6:57pmHonduras' government has declared a state of emergency due to a dengue fever outbreak that has killed 16 people and sickened 12,000.
07/30/2013 7:33pmA United Nations investigator on Tuesday urged Chile's government to stop using an anti-terrorism law against Mapuche Indians who are fighting to recover their ancestral land.
07/30/2013 7:40pmTens of thousands of revelers turned the heart of Haiti's capital into a colorful party for the second "Carnival of Flowers" in Port-au-Prince.