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  • How Pope Francis can reinvigorate the church

    How Pope Francis can reinvigorate the church
    Newly elected Pope Francis represents change in many respects. He is the first pope from the New World (and the first from outside of Europe in 1,200 years), the first Jesuit and the first Francis. But for American Catholics, who in poll after poll in...
  • Argentine singer killed in Guatemala ambush

    Argentine singer killed in Guatemala ambush
    Reporting from San Salvador and Mexico City -- Argentine songwriter and singer Facundo Cabral, an icon of Latin American folk and protest music, was shot to death early Saturday by unknown gunmen who intercepted his car in Guatemala City and pumped it...
  • The naked faces of 'Power'

    The naked faces of 'Power'
    In 1860, Abraham Lincoln went to Cooper Union in New York to deliver the speech that would launch his national political career and help him secure the Republican presidential nomination. But before the speech, Lincoln marked the occasion by stopping...
  • Former guerrilla Dilma Rousseff poised to be Brazil's first woman president

     
    She's a former Marxist guerrilla who was jailed and tortured during her country's long military dictatorship. Now she is poised to be elected the first woman president of the economic powerhouse of Brazil. Dilma Rousseff, 62, is the chosen successor of...
  • Nestor Kirchner, former president, dies in Argentina

     
    Nestor Kirchner, the former president of Argentina and husband of the current president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, has died suddenly of a heart attack. Kirchner was rushed to a hospital in the city of El Calafate with his wife at his side, and was...
  • Thousands mourn death of former Argentine President Nestor Kirchner

     
    Thousands of people filled the Plaza de Mayo as they lined up to pay their respects to former Argentine President Nestor Kirchner, whose body lay in state at the presidential palace Thursday, one day after his death from an apparent heart attack. Some...
  • Argentine ex-President Nestor Kirchner's remains flown to hometown

     
    Argentines lined the rainy streets of Buenos Aires on Friday to honor former President Nestor Kirchner as the black hearse carrying his remains made its way through the city. The funeral procession traveled to Jorge Newbery airport, where an honor guard...
  • Dilma Rousseff: Brazil's new president is latest female leader in Latin America

     
    Brazilians partied on the beaches of Rio and Brazilian stocks rose with anticipation Monday morning as results from Sunday's runoff election confirmed Dilma Rousseff as the South American nation's first female president. Rousseff, who has never held...
  • WikiLeaks on Latin America: Clinton asks personal questions about Argentina's Kirchners

     
    A secret U.S. diplomatic cable published by Wikileaks reveals requests by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on the mental health and decision-making style of Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner. The cable bearing Clinton's name...
  • New cables reveal frank U.S. views on Latin America, from Argentina to Venezuela

     
    The global fall-out over the leaked U.S. diplomatic cables continues to trickle into Latin America, where leaders are responding to a variety of disclosures that reveal frank opinions on governments with whom the United States has sometimes had tense...
  • Son of British vet of Falkland Islands war becomes a citizen of Argentina

     
    The son of a British veteran of the 1982 Falkland Islands war has become a citizen of Argentina, stoking tensions in the two nations' still-smoldering political dispute over the islands in the South Atlantic. Argentina's president, Cristina Fernandez de...