| Aug 12, 2013
| 6:25 PM
MEXICO CITY -- Reforms to Mexico's energy sector proposed Monday by President Enrique Peņa Nieto will limit private companies to sharing profits with the state oil monopoly, an approach used only by Iran, Ecuador and Bolivia, said Energy Secretary Pedro...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:30 PM
LOCARNO -A lynchpin in one of Latin America's newest pushes to fire up movie production, producer Arturo Yepez ("No Autumn, No Spring"), a partner of "Europa Report" director Sebastian Cordero in Ecuador's Carnaval Cine, has boarded "El espejo humeante"...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:13 PM
BOGOTA, Colombia -- Aggressive eradication programs and better alternatives for poor farmers are being credited with reducing the acreage under coca cultivation in Colombia by 25% last year.
The total area of coca, the base material for cocaine, was...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 6:30 PM
MADRID - Sebastian Cordero's "Such Is Life in the Tropics," Fernando Guzzoni's "Nobody Boy" and Adrian Saba's "Donde suenan los salvajes" are among 16 projects selected for the San Sebastian Festival's second Europe-Latin America Co-Production Forum,...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 4:54 AM
Three young missionaries left July 16 for 12 days of mission service in Ecuador, South America.
They are Richard Easley Jr., 17, Tess Dorsey, 16, and Payton Easley, 15.
Richard and Payton are the sons of Richard and Becky Easley of Waynesboro and Tess...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 7:43 AM
MEXICO CITY -- Latin American leaders expressed outrage Wednesday at decisions that forced a plane carrying Bolivian President Evo Morales to make an unscheduled landing in Austria, amid suspicions that U.S. intelligence leaker Edward Snowden might be...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 7:27 PM
CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro offered NSA leaker Edward Snowden political asylum Friday, possibly the firmest offer of refuge the U.S. fugitive has received since exposing a massive program of surveillance of phone calls and...
| Jun 30, 2013
The global hunt for Edward Snowden is damaging U.S. interests in ways that go far beyond the intelligence data he leaked.
The wild flight of the fugitive leaker — from Hong Kong to the transit area of Moscow’s Sherymetyvo Airport, and...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 12:34 PM
MOSCOW -- Does anyone -- besides the United States -- want Edward Snowden?
A spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin insisted Sunday that Snowden, who leaked American security secrets and faces arrest by U.S. authorities, "is not our issue," even...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Fugitive NSA leaker Edward Snowden issued a plaintive appeal Monday from his diplomatic limbo at a Moscow airport, accusing the Obama administration of using the "bad tools of political aggression" to render him stateless.
Snowden, whose U.S. passport...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:56 AM
MOSCOW (AP) — NSA leaker Edward Snowden's best chance of finding refuge outside the United States may hinge on the president of Venezuela, who was in Moscow on Tuesday meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
President Nicolas Maduro of...