08/27/2013 3:21pmThe smuggling of a Bolivian dissident into Brazil by a Brazilian diplomat may have prompted Foreign Minister Antonio Patriota's ouster, but analysts said Tuesday it was just the last straw for his strained relationship with the president.
08/27/2013 3:26pmA Puerto Rico lawyer has been arrested on allegations he collected funds meant to bribe a judge to overturn a life sentence for a drug dealer once dubbed the "Pablo Escobar of the Caribbean," officials said Tuesday.
08/27/2013 3:50pmColombia's No. 2 rebel group on Tuesday freed a Canadian mining executive it kidnapped in January and whose release the government had demanded as a condition for opening peace talks.
08/27/2013 5:37pmVenezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says any outside military action taken against Syria over its alleged use of chemical weapons on its own citizens could lead to a "disastrous war."
08/27/2013 7:06pmHuman rights advocates called it a step toward justice Tuesday when a federal judge in Boston sentenced a Salvadoran ex-colonel to prison on separate charges as Spain attempts to prosecute him for war crimes during his country's civil conflict.
08/27/2013 9:35pmUruguay has inaugurated a desulfurization plant for the county's sole oil refinery.