11/13/2013 9:28amEcuador's highest court has upheld a landmark judgment against Chevron Corp. for oil contamination in the Amazon, but cut the penalty in half, to $8.8 billion.
11/13/2013 10:55amThe remains of former Brazilian President Joao Goulart were being exhumed Wednesday due to suspicions that he may have been murdered on orders of the military regime that once ruled the country.
11/13/2013 3:09pmA study released Wednesday by Bolivia's government says 58 percent of the country's coca crop is devoted to traditional uses, meaning the rest is processed into cocaine.
11/13/2013 3:12pmEven by Venezuela's volatile standards, it's been a difficult few days.
11/13/2013 3:22pmUltra-traditionalist Roman Catholics have openly challenged Pope Francis by disrupting one of his favorite events, an interfaith ceremony in the Metropolitan Cathedral meant to promote religious harmony on the anniversary of the beginning of the Holocaust.
11/13/2013 3:45pmBrazil's state-run oil company says it has sold its Peruvian subsidiary to China National Petroleum Co. for $2.6 billion.
11/13/2013 6:08pmMexican authorities say seven inmates have escaped from a prison in the city of Reynosa, across the border from McAllen, Texas.
11/13/2013 10:07pmGulf-coast fisherman Raul Hurtado is a local legend, the man who found and lost millions of dollars' worth of Aztec gold almost four decades ago, was tossed in prison, then found peace making $150 a month selling octopus and other seafood from a thatched-roof shack.