09/17/2013 8:02amEvery year, thousands of faithful trek for seven hours up to the foot of Peru's Pachatusan mountain to pay homage to the Lord of Huanca _ an image of Jesus Christ, scourged and bleeding, that tradition says was painted in a cave 339 years ago.
09/17/2013 10:02amColombia has "chronically failed" to protect people trying to reclaim stolen land, threatening to sabotage President Juan Manuel Santos' unprecedented efforts to end the Western Hemisphere's worst internal refugee problem, a major human rights organization says.
09/17/2013 10:55amThe pope's sister in Argentina has been hospitalized, but her family says it's nothing serious.
09/17/2013 12:23pmGovernment officials have revealed that Puerto Rico's overall deficit stood at a record $39 billion in the past fiscal year, adding to gloom over the economy.
09/17/2013 2:23pmArgentine Commerce Secretary Guillermo Moreno has been formally charged with abusing his power by trying to fine economists who publish independent inflation data.
09/17/2013 4:30pmBrazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Tuesday postponed a state visit to the U.S. to protest an American spy program that has aggressively targeted the Latin American nation's government and private citizens alike.
09/17/2013 4:59pmVenezuelan officials say at least 15 inmates were killed in a bloody battle among inmates, some of them armed, in a prison in the country's west.
09/17/2013 7:22pmOfficials say a suspected drug trafficker wanted for extradition to the United States has been captured in eastern Guatemala by U.S. and Guatemalan authorities.
09/17/2013 8:11pmMexican authorities say three "self-defense" vigilantes have died in a clash with soldiers in the western state of Michoacan.