Venezuela battles obesity amid dearth of good food

Fat socialists: Venezuela to battle obesity, which critics blame on shortages of healthy food

Updated 09 minutes, 53 seconds ago

2 new Maya civilization centers studied in Mexico

2 new Maya cities in Mexico could connect the empire's north and south regions

Updated 13 minutes, 57 seconds ago

Hurricane Cristobal heads toward Bermuda

Hurricane Cristobal heads toward Bermuda after drenching other islands with heavy rains

Updated 15 minutes, 54 seconds ago

AP PHOTOS: Cubans trek to beach to cool off

AP PHOTOS: Cubans trek by car, bus, horse-drawn carriage to beat summer heat at the beach

Updated 51 minutes, 45 seconds ago

Colombian kingpin's former hit man leaves prison

Colombian capo Pablo Escobar's hit man freed from prison under heavy police guard

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 12:20am EDT

Peru police seize 3.3 tons of cocaine

Peruvian police seize 3.3 tons of cocaine in year's biggest seizure

Tuesday - 08/26/2014, 11:34pm EDT

Mexico officials pull CentAm migrants from trains

Mexico immigration officials pull off Central Americans migrants from northbound trains

Tuesday - 08/26/2014, 10:12pm EDT

Hurricane Cristobal gains, heads toward Bermuda

Hurricane Cristobal gradually gains strength, heads over ocean toward Bermuda

Tuesday - 08/26/2014, 09:40pm EDT

Poll: Challenger overtakes Brazil leader Rousseff

Poll: Challenger Silva overtakes Brazilian leader Rousseff in probable second-round vote

Tuesday - 08/26/2014, 06:50pm EDT

US Navy pulls protesting nurse from Guantanamo

Navy nurse who refused to force-feed hunger strikers at Guantanamo sent home, investigated

Tuesday - 08/26/2014, 05:00pm EDT

Argentina says US-based BNY Mellon not welcome

Argentina says it has revoked license to operate from US-based Bank of New York Mellon

Tuesday - 08/26/2014, 02:48pm EDT

Brazilian prison riot that left 5 dead ends

End of Brazilian prison riot in which 5 inmates were killed

Tuesday - 08/26/2014, 02:38pm EDT

Hurricane Marie weakens in Mexican Pacific

Hurricane Marie weakens, but kicks up high surf along Mexico's Pacific coast

Tuesday - 08/26/2014, 05:16am EDT

Guatemala declares state of emergency for drought

Guatemala declares state of emergency in 16 of country's 22 provinces because of drought

Tuesday - 08/26/2014, 01:20am EDT

Hurricane Marie grows stronger in Mexican Pacific

Hurricane Marie becomes kicks up high surf along Mexico's Pacific coast

Tuesday - 08/26/2014, 12:16am EDT

Mexico to increase surveillance of railroad lines

Mexico to increase surveillance of railroad lines to deter migrants from riding atop trains

Monday - 08/25/2014, 11:00pm EDT

Peruvian journalist Zileri dead at 83

Longtime editor of Peru's Caretas, Enrique Zileri dies at 83

Monday - 08/25/2014, 09:18pm EDT

Costa Rica police seize cocaine, $1.5 M in cash

Costa Rica police seize small plane, $1.5 million in cash and 880 pounds of cocaine

Monday - 08/25/2014, 07:00pm EDT

Jamaica police seize cocaine haul at wharves

Jamaica authorities find large haul of cocaine in shipping container destined for China

Monday - 08/25/2014, 05:49pm EDT

Invasive insect threatens iconic Florida citrus

Citrus in crisis: A state fights back against the bug that threatens its economy, identity

Monday - 08/25/2014, 02:16pm EDT