BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — After years of anti-American posturing by its leader, Argentina has a new president whose outstretched hand has been eagerly accepted by the United States. President Barack Obama on Wednesday rewarded the South American nation with a…
By Andrew Taylor and Kevin Freking, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama Monday sent lawmakers an official $1.9 billion request to combat the spread of the Zika virus in Latin America and the U.S.
By PBS NewsHour
A deadly fungus, known as Panama disease, is decimating banana plantations around the world and threatens to wipe out the most common species, the Cavendish banana. Scientists in Honduras are working to create a resistant banana before the disease hits…
By Andrew Mach, Stephen Fee
Earlier this week, Honduran journalist Lourdes Ramírez was one of three women worldwide awarded a 2015 Courage in Journalism Award from the International Women's Media Foundation. Her experience as a female journalist is a microcosm of the danger in Honduras,…
In Honduras, poverty, gang violence and corruption are fueling a domestic-violence epidemic in the Central American country where on average, a woman is murdered every 13 hours. As a result, many Honduran women flee the country and become part of…
Amid Venezuela's ongoing economic crisis, protests this month in the nation's capital over shortages of medicine and basic supermarket necessities have spotlighted the ripple effect of the falling price of oil, the country's main export.
March of this year was the most deadly month on record in El Salvador in more than a decade.
By Larisa Epatko
Cigar lovers are among those celebrating the United States normalizing ties with Cuba. But Cuba also could supply the U.S. with other products that might be lesser known but represent a much larger dollar value.
By Bradley Klapper, Emily Swanson, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration says it won't return the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay as part of efforts to improve relations with Cuba.
By Shehryar Nabi
Work begins today on the $50 billion Nicaragua Canal after the Nicaraguan government and the Chinese investment firm, HKND, held a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday. The ceremony was held away from the construction in Managua, Nicaragua’s capital, amid protests against…
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