WASHINGTON | Pompeo names hawkish GOP veteran to run Venezuela policy

WASHINGTON—Jan 25, 2019—  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has named a hawkish former Republican official to…

SAO PAULO | Brazil’s Bolsonaro assumes office amid big hopes and fears

SAO PAULO — Jair Bolsonaro was sworn in as Brazil‘s president Tuesday, taking the reins of…

BRASILIA, Brazil  | Jair Bolsonaro takes oath of office as Brazil’s next president, promises major changes in Latin America’s largest nation

BRASILIA, Brazil  — Jair Bolsonaro takes oath of office as Brazil’s next president, promises major changes…

SAO PAULO | Brazil’s Bolsonaro to take power amid high hopes and fears

SAO PAULO — Former Brazilian army captain Jair Bolsonaro is taking office as president Tuesday promising…

WASHINGTON | US seeks close ties with Brazil’s new leader

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is seeking to cement close ties with Brazil’s incoming far-right leader…

KATOWICE, Poland | Protesters march as UN climate talks hit fossil fuel snag

KATOWICE, Poland — Thousands of people from around the world marched Saturday through the southern Polish…

KATOWICE, Poland | Protesters demand action against warming climate at UN talks

KATOWICE, Poland— Thousands of people from around the world marched Saturday through the southern Polish city…

SALEM, Ore. | More crossing US-Mexico border come from far-flung lands

SALEM, Ore.— The young man traversed Andean mountains, plains and cities in buses, took a harrowing…

NEW YORK | White House bans CNN reporter after confrontation with Trump

NEW YORK— The White House has suspended the press pass of CNN correspondent Jim Acosta after…

SAO PAULO | The Latest: Trump congratulates Brazil’s new president-elect

SAO PAULO — The latest on Brazil’s presidential runoff (all times local): 11:40 p.m. U.S. President…

SAO PAULO | Jair Bolsonaro wins Brazil presidency after rough campaign

SAO PAULO — Far-right congressman Jair Bolsonaro won the presidency of Latin America’s largest nation Sunday…

Esport betting platform gets license for video game gambling

Video gamers in the United States and elsewhere will soon be able to bet on themselves.…

RIO DE JANEIRO | Brazil: Mexico dragging feet on Odebrecht corruption scandal

RIO DE JANEIRO — Across Latin America, prosecutors have been pressing charges in recent years against…

WASHINGTON | IMF downgrades outlook for world economy to 3.7 pct. growth

WASHINGTON— The International Monetary Fund is downgrading its outlook for the world economy, citing rising interest…

SAO PAULO | Tens of thousands say ‘Not him’ to leading Brazil candidate

SAO PAULO  — Tens of thousands of Brazilians took to the streets Saturday in protest against…

RIO DE JANEIRO | New drone shots show isolated Amazonian tribe in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO— Images recently released in Brazil show an isolated tribe in the Amazon. The…

BEIJING | Taiwan’s Tsai travels in face of China diplomatic onslaught

BEIJING — When Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen departs Sunday for Latin America, she’ll be traveling to…

ARLINGTON, Texas | Colon might not have enough time to pass Marichal again

ARLINGTON, Texas — Bartolo Colon still has another lofty goal after becoming the top winning pitcher…

ARLINGTON, Texas | Colon gets record 246th win as Texas beats M’s, King Felix

ARLINGTON, Texas  — Bartolo Colon became the top-winning pitcher born in Latin America, punctuating his 246th…

Rio De Janeiro News: Many Brazilians look to military amid anger at politicians

RIO DE JANEIRO — Furious at corrupt politicians and fearful of deteriorating security, many Brazilians are…

RIO DE JANEIRO | Free market vs subsidies at heart of Brazil truckers’ strike

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian cabinet ministers on Monday called on truckers to end a…

WASHINGTON | American jailed in Venezuela for 2 years arrives in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joshua Holt, who traveled to Venezuela from Utah in 2016 to marry a…

LIMA, Peru | The Latest: Pence praises Peru’s stand on Venezuelan crisis

LIMA, Peru | April 14, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)   The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence’s trip to…

Pope wraps Latin America trip haunted by Chile abuse scandal

LIMA, Peru/January 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Pope Francis wrapped up his visit to Peru on Sunday by meeting…

Pope wrapping up contentious, restive trip to Latin America

LIMA, Peru  /January 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Pope Francis is wrapping up the most contested, violent…

As Trump talks wall, China builds bridges to Latin America

LIMA, Peru (AP) — An expected U.S. economic retreat from Latin America under Donald Trump is…