08/22/2013 1:49pmAbout 40 Catholic pilgrims who traveled to Brazil for Pope Francis' recent visit never left, hoping to stay permanently with political asylum.
08/22/2013 2:54pmParaguay's Congress granted President Horacio Cartes power Thursday to order military interventions inside the country, a move that leftists called a dangerous backward step for a country still emerging from the legacy of a dictatorship.
08/22/2013 3:24pmJamaica's environment minister says a much-discussed transshipment port is being considered for the Caribbean island's largest protected area.
08/22/2013 4:13pmA mobile service center for Bogota's homeless is providing free showers, clean clothes and food to some of the estimated 9,000 people who live in the streets of this city of 8 million.
08/22/2013 4:30pmLatin America's largest passenger airline is struggling to weather what one analyst called a "perfect storm" of bad news.
08/22/2013 4:58pmAn exodus of top journalists from Globovision appeared to dim all hope Thursday for preserving editorial independence at what had been Venezuela's last nationally broadcast opposition TV channel.
08/22/2013 5:06pmWorkers at the world's largest radio telescope went on strike Thursday to demand better pay and working conditions.
08/22/2013 9:33pmAbout 10 tons of dead fish have been discovered in a Rio de Janeiro lake that sits next to the city's future Olympic park.