12 days ago
Spanish telecoms company Telefonica said Wednesday its first-quarter net profit rose 21 percent to 902 million euros ($1.18 billion) despite a fall in revenues in its key Latin American market.
66 days ago
He is also seen as someone who could bridge Latin America's left-right political split as a conservative devoted to fighting poverty and not afraid to speak out against the hierarchy.
66 days ago
At gatherings of Latin American bishops, Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio was often a star speaker about economic inequities in a profit-driven world.
67 days ago
It acknowledges the church's demographic shifts in which nearly 40 percent of Catholics live in Latin America, and it also picks a Jesuit for the first time.
67 days ago
Latin Americans say new pope's selection brings hope to impoverished, heavily-Catholic region
68 days ago
In Peru's capital of Lima, the comment thread on El Comercio's lead papal story was abuzz with the prospects of a Latin American pope.
73 days ago
U.S. officials say they're sending fewer surveillance planes and Navy ships to halt Latin American drug shipments because of deep federal budget cuts put in place last week.
75 days ago
His knowledge of Latin American culture and history was deep and appreciated even by his detractors across the Americas and the hemisphere.
75 days ago
Chávez's influence in Latin America during his 13 years in power grew in direct proportion to world oil prices.
76 days ago
Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez survived four elections, a coup and a recall attempt as he became one of Latin America's most charismatic, influential and controversial leaders.
78 days ago
Nadal missed seven months with a left knee injury before making his comeback in the Latin American clay court season.
88 days ago
Mexico's war on crime now ranks among Latin America's bloodiest conflicts
92 days ago
Despite an oversized contract that the Dodgers handed him as a statement for all Latin American prospects, he remained, by most accounts, lonely and confused.
97 days ago
Well, I'll give us a slight edge, but Latin American players continue to crowd Major League rosters.
98 days ago
Names of high-ranking churchmen from Latin American countries have been bandied about, but most members of the College of Cardinals are from Europe.
101 days ago
Nadal has said he's not focusing on the results while he uses the Latin American clay-court events to hone his game.
102 days ago
Right now, only about 14 percent of Latin American students are enrolled in science and engineering schools, and no Latin American university is ranked among the world's best 150.
106 days ago
In the most expensive initiative in Latin America since the Cold War, the U.S. has militarized the battle against the traffickers, spending more than $20 billion in the past decade.
110 days ago
"Nadal says playing at the three Latin American tournaments "will be very useful."
112 days ago
Cuban President Raul Castro will take over the presidency of the CELAC Community of Latin American and Caribbean States from his Chilean counterpart.
113 days ago
Chilean President Sebastian Pinera warmly praised Hugo Chavez on Sunday, crediting the Venezuelan leader's "vision, tenacity and strength" for forging the alliance of Latin American and Caribbean...
114 days ago
The continents' economies are inexorably tied to each other, with EU countries representing 43 percent of Latin America's international trade.
115 days ago
Its rate of inequality is also worse than several Latin American countries with lower average incomes, including Peru, the Dominican Republic and Ecuador.
128 days ago
A smarter way to reduce inequality in Latin America would be to pass anti-monopoly laws, or enforce them, avoiding an excessive concentration of wealth and encouraging more competition, he said.
132 days ago
But Monsanto said higher seed sales in Argentina, Brazil and other Latin American countries helped drive earnings from September through November.