Guyana police charge woman and her lover in death of teen daughter found stuffed in suitcase

Guyana police charge mother, lover in girl’s death

Ecuador court OK’s jailing of police colonel, 12 officers during probe of police uprising

Ecuador court orders 13 police held during probe

Wave of roadblock robberies terrorizes Rio residents, prompts changes in police command

Wave of mass robberies terrorizes Rio residents

Ecuador: At least 46 officers have been detained for bloody police revolt against president

At least 46 officers detained for Ecuador revolt

Venezuela’s Chavez dismisses account that suspected ETA militants got training in country

Venezuela denies links to Basque militants

Colombian inspector-general sanctions former senior officials in domestic spy scandal

Colombia metes out sanctions in spy scandal

3 Ecuadorean police colonels under investigation following revolt that left 5 dead

3 police colonels investigated in Ecuador revolt

3 Ecuadorean police colonels under investigation following protests that left 5 dead

3 police colonels investigated in Ecuador protests

Colombian police say attempt to kidnap brother of slain drug lord Pablo Escobar foiled

Colombia: Attempt to kidnap Escobar brother foiled

Argentina grants political asylum to leftist accused of killing Chilean senator

Argentina gives asylum to alleged Chilean assassin

Violence erupts inside Venezuela prison, leaving 16 dead, about 3 dozen injured

16 inmates killed in prison riot in Venezuela

Shining Path militants, out of prison, running for office in Peru on pro-amnesty slate

Ex-Peru rebels, out prison, run for elected office

Prominent Venezuelan psychiatrist sentenced to 20 years in prison for patient’s slaying

Venezuelan psychiatrist sentenced in slaying

Fugitive Brazil priest convicted of child abuse caught at hospital

Fugitive Brazil priest convicted of abuse arrested

Hundreds protest FBI searches of anti-war activists in Minneapolis, Chicago

Hundreds protest FBI raids on anti-war activists

Leftist Colombian senator removed from office over allegations she collaborated with rebels

Colombian Sen. Cordoba kicked out of Congress

Anti-war activists say FBI sought to intimidate, silence them with search of Chicago home

Ill. anti-war activists targeted by FBI speak out

Lawyer: FBI raids Chicago man’s home in terrorism probe, targeting social justice advocates

Attorney: FBI targeting social justice advocates

4 small-town mayors killed in 1 month by Mexican drug gangs seeking to control strategic areas

Small-town mayors targeted by Mexican drug gangs

FBI searches homes of anti-war activists in Minneapolis, Chicago in terrorism case

FBI serves terrorism warrants in Minn., Chicago

Venezuela captures soldier charged with killing 2, wounding 6 at country’s biggest army base

Venezuela captures soldier sought in base killing

Calderon government says it is preparing plan to protect journalists in Mexico

Mexico prepares plan to protect journalists

Suffering in captivity, then suffering to tell the tale: Betancourt details horror in new book

In harrowing book, freed hostage details horror

Trapattoni hopes fans look back on his reign as Italy coach differently after Moreno arrest

Ref Moreno’s arrest sparks anger in Trapattoni

Estranged Colombian spouse of ex-hostage Ingrid Betancourt seeks half of her fortune

Estranged husband seeks half Betancourt’s assets

Former World Cup referee arrested at airport on drug charges; officiated Italy’s elimination

Former World Cup referee arrested in NYC

NEW YORK — A former referee involved in Italy’s controversial elimination from the 2002 World Cup was caught at Kennedy Airport with bags of heroin attached to his body, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.

Struggling with blackouts, Venezuela says it has plan to prevent outages during election

Venezuela guards power grid to buffer elections

Venezuela deports alleged Colombian cartel boss, other drug suspect to US

Venezuela sends 2 drug suspects to United States

Judge releases physicist to halfway house after accused of offering to make nuke for Venezuela

NM physicist, alleged spy sent to halfway house

Brazil’s top presidential candidate offers more of the same _ and voters love it

Just more of the same? Brazilian voters love it

Brazil’s leading presidential candidate brings more of the same _ and voters like it

Brazil’s Rousseff offers more of the same

SAO PAULO — To understand why Brazilian presidential candidate Dilma Rousseff is so popular despite being virtually unknown a few months back, you need only to enter the Paraisopolis slum.

From funding to TV time, Chavez opponents face major obstacles in congressional elections

Chavez foes face obstacles ahead of crucial vote

Natalee Holloway’s mother confronted suspect Van der Sloot in Peruvian jail

Holloway’s mom confronted Van der Sloot in jail

Ex-Los Alamos scientist, wife accused of conspiring to help Venezuela develop nuclear weapon

Couple charged in nuclear weapons secrets case

President Chavez discusses anti-Semitism concerns with Jewish leaders in Venezuela

Chavez meets with Venezuela’s Jewish leaders

US gives Colombia passing grade on human rights, frees up more $30 million in military aid

US OKs $30 million in military aid to Colombia

Former president of Colombia’s Congress jailed in parapolitics scandal

Veteran Colombian senator jailed

BOGOTA, Colombia — Colombian authorities have arrested a veteran lawmaker and former president of Congress on criminal conspiracy charges for alleged collusion with far-right militias.

Violence, drugs, corruption: On 200th birthday, Mexico troubled by what it sees in the mirror

On 200th birthday, Mexico battered but not broken

Tale of 2 popes: John Paul received hero’s welcome in Britain, Benedict in for rough ride

Different pope, different times for British trip

Brazilian man who suspected wife of cheating kills her with sledgehammer, gets 23 years

Brazilian man kills wife with sledgehammer

Colombian reporter denies links to rebels, says contacts purely for journalistic work

Colombian reporter denies links to leftist rebels

Critics say Mexico slow in acting on lessons from Colombia’s dismantling of killer cartels

Critics say Mexico needs to learn from Colombia

Venezuelan man suspected of using Twitter to incite assassination of President Chavez

Venezuela: Man used Twitter to try to kill Chavez

Another Mexican mayor slain; Clinton angers Mexico by comparing it to Colombia decades ago

3rd Mexican mayor in month slain by hit men

Mexican mayor killed, marines arrest 7 suspects in massacre of 72 migrants

Mexican mayor killed, massacre suspects arrested

Venezuela’s Chavez accuses opponents of sabotaging electricity grid ahead of elections

Chavez: Foes sabotaging Venezuela’s power grid

Venezuela’s Chavez to meet Jewish leaders amid concerns about anti-Semitism in state media

Chavez to talk with Jewish leaders in Venezuela

Peru’s president says New Yorker Berenson not a threat, doesn’t rule out commuting sentence

Peru president: New Yorker Berenson not a threat

Colombia orders arrest of reporter for alleged leftist rebel ties

Colombia orders arrest of reporter in rebel case

Suriname president shrugs off questions about dictatorship, murder trial, drug conviction

Suriname leader: Drug conviction ‘almost a joke’