11/20/2013 10:31amThe U.S. government is sending a team of federal officials to help Puerto Rico manage an economic crisis that has spooked investors as the U.S. territory braces for its eighth year of recession.
11/20/2013 1:41pmTropical Storm Melissa is racing over the north Atlantic and poses no land threat.
11/20/2013 2:42pmParaguay has started to clean up a contaminated lake that is among the South American country's top tourist attractions.
11/20/2013 3:04pmPresident Evo Morales decreed Wednesday that an extra month's wages should be paid as a special Christmas bonus to all salaried workers in Bolivia, at state agencies, in the military and police and in the private sector.
11/20/2013 3:12pmPfizer Inc. says it will close one of its three manufacturing plants in Puerto Rico by 2017.
11/20/2013 4:14pmThe government allied with Samsung on Wednesday to jointly produce consumer electronics and appliances, a deal coming after a week of raids on Venezuelan retailers and the emptying of store shelves by consumers taking advantage of officially forced discounts.
11/20/2013 6:24pmColombian President Juan Manuel Santos says he will run for re-election.
11/20/2013 7:13pmArgentine President Cristina Fernandez said Wednesday that she's going to deepen her government's left-leaning economic program.
11/20/2013 9:26pmAssociated Press photographer Esteban Felix on Wednesday won the journalist images category of the Gabriel Garcia Marquez International Journalism Award for his work on sugar cane workers affected by chronic kidney disease in Nicaragua.