2 hrs ago | Seattle Times
Officials in the Turks and Caicos Islands have recovered $19.5 million and more than 2,500 acres of real estate as they continue to seize assets improperly obtained by corrupt politicians.
4 hrs ago | Seattle Times
A massive fire broke out Thursday at a fuel depot on the northern outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, sending bright orange flames leaping high into the air and thick black smoking rolling upward and enveloping the area.
8 hrs ago | The Times of Israel
George Ayers is a Canadian born in October 1944; He and his wife quit their jobs in 1976 and traveled for the next two years; Their journey took them across Canada, down through Mexico and Central America and then through South America; They visited Machu Picchu, Nazca, hitchhiked down the Amazon, partied in Rio, worked their way to Ushuaia and ... (more)
10 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal
House of the Day : At first glance, this home looks like another stately 19th-century Brooklyn home, but it was completed less than a decade ago as a modern mansion with a historic feel.
The citizen initiative "14 million- Life, family and liberty" " [es], which opposes the free distribution of the day-after pill and other forms of family planning policy, has caused controversy among Ecuadorians.
The presidents of Colombia, Peru, Chile and Mexico meet in the western city of Cali on Thursday in hopes of completing a nascent trade bloc that looks to the European Union as a model and aims to further open their trade with Asia.
Argentines in the hometown of former dictator Jorge Rafael Videla are upset at the prospect that he may be buried there.
In this March 24, 1977 file photo, Gen. Jorge Rafael Videla is seen commemorating the first anniversary of the military coup in Asuncion, Argentina.
Few places in the world provoke wonder like Patagonia . The expanse of land, carved by the Andes Mountain Range and reaching down to the end of the earth, stretches between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans and across Argentina and Chile.
The core of the latest Venezuelan crisis is not the rumored political division within the late President Hugo Chavez's party, nor the allegations of fraud in the last elections.
Last week, scientists published a study in the journal PNAS that warned that deforestation in the Amazon could significantly decrease the power output of hydroelectric dams, which are a major source of energy in the region.
WOLA has published an update on the talks between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia .
Rio de Janeiro, May 22 : Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer said Tuesday it reached a deal to sell 40 E175 passenger jets to US airline SkyWest for nearly $1.7 billion.
The Cidade Maravilhosa is a place known for the cultural and ethnic diversity of its people, and the music varies and blends as much as the inhabitants themselves.
The left eye of Julio Borges, a deputy in the Venezuelan National Assembly from the opposition party, Primero Justicia, is the best symbol of the way things are going in Venezuelan politics.
They turn up to almost every demonstration in the Chilean capital Santiago and hurl stones, petrol bombs and even acid at the police.
Tom McNichol / special to The Star Members of the Brazilian Rotary Group Study Exchange Team arrived in Shelby May 17.