08/30/2013 11:46amChile's state-run copper giant Codelco says its profit for the first half of the year plunged 28 percent from the same period of 2012 due to lower prices for the red metal.
08/30/2013 12:08pmPresident Juan Manuel Santos ordered troops onto the Colombian capital's streets Friday after rioting in which at least two people died, and small farmers said they were lifting road blockades elsewhere after 11 days of protests.
08/30/2013 3:59pmA man who shot two U.S. Embassy employees in a Caracas strip club has been convicted of attempted murder by a Venezuelan court and sentenced to 5 1/2 years in prison.
08/30/2013 4:23pmMexico has shipped its first load of blue agave tequila to China in hopes of turning the Asian nation into the biggest market for the alcoholic beverage after the U.S.
08/30/2013 6:37pmParaguay was welcomed back Friday into a group of South American nations known as UNASUR.