PUERTO SUÁREZ, Bolivia – The mayors of the Brazilian city of Corumbá, Paulo Duarte (left), and the Bolivian city of Puerto Suárez, Roberto Vaca Yorge, signed a cooperation agreement in March to work together in the areas of health, education, trade and tourism. (Courtesy of Marcos Boaventura/City of Corumbá)
Ficha Limpa law is part of a national campaign against crimes committed by politicians.
Eight journalists have been killed in the Central American nation this year.
New law limiting police and military personnel salaries sparks protests.
Latinos playing major role in team’s playoff push.
Country’s 3,493 mining companies employ 174,125.
Brazilians to pick Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s successor on Oct. 31.
Susana Villarán de la Puente headed for victory.
International community’s support will be key for the Nov. 28 elections, analysts say.
Amount of the narcotic seized by authorities has multiplied six times in five years.
Argentines Conca, D’Alessandro and Montillo shining in Campeonato Brasileiro.
Panama: Authorities seize three tons of cocaine.
Comedians, soccer players and artists among those elected as state and federal legislators.
All eight teams relying heavily on Latin American stars.
More than 300 companies involved in products and services in 55 international markets.
The Atinguy Wild Animal Refuge works to preserve the country’s endangered species.
Economists had incorrect and pessimistic forecasts for the region in 2009.
Col. Juan Mendoza of Chile’s National Landmine Removal Commission speaks exclusively with Infosurhoy.com.
Educational programs urge farmers to remain in the countryside.
Francisco Lopera has spent nearly three decades fighting deadly disease.
About 40 call centers employ most of the industry's 62,000 workers.
Operation could begin as early as 8 p.m. on Oct. 12.
72 civilian athletes joined Brazilian Armed Forces to compete in international competitions.
Costa Rica is the region’s exception, as it attracts foreign investors.
Nicaragua: Navy arrests six suspected Honduran narcotics traffickers.
The rescue mission will continue “between 24 and 48 hours,” officials said.
Criminal organization suffers major setback, officials say.
President Sebastián Piñera to scrutinize miners’ working conditions.
Industry collected 250,000 tires nationwide in 2009.
Conference showcased small entrepreneurs’ big ideas.
Internationally trained rescue specialist recalls the “priceless” experience.
Four teams competing for game’s top prize.
Lilian Clark is on a vigil for ailing rock star.
Miners pledge “pact of silence” to keep details of time in mine away from media.
Projects to improve historic district planned, official says.
After being in the global spotlight, the city expects significant investments in tourism.
Illegal industry hurting country’s poor, minister says
Tacumbú prisoners get a taste of freedom through music.
Airports in Brazil, West Africa work together in narcotics fight.
The 60-year-old engineer contributed to the successful rescue effort.
Statute on Racial Equality guarantees equal opportunities for all Brazilians.
The agency has seized more than a ton of cocaine in 2010.
Unemployment, loneliness among illness’ causes.
Third-generation Mexican-American has New York Jets atop division.
Spanish singer: “Life has given me a second chance.”
City grappling with legacy of the unprecedented rescue.
Coach Hernán Darío Gómez seeking to guide team to World Cup 2014.
Documentary about Formula 1 racer expected to be released in Brazil on Nov. 12.
Bernardo Córdova has received the municipality’s support.
Coral reefs are losing color across the region, scientists warn.
New Brazilian president to lead nation’s growth.
The country’s two reactors guarded by army.
Shantytowns and government headquarters unlikely neighbors.
El Salvador: Soccer team owner arrested.
Investments in basic sanitation, energy and transportation among the highest priorities.
San Francisco’s Pablo Sandoval could be key to series.
Officials confident Haiti’s cholera outbreak won’t spread to their country.
Government declares three days of national mourning.
Number of Brazilians living in extreme poverty has been cut in half the last seven years.
Runoff race is marked by exchange of accusations between candidates.
Son of Haitian immigrant expected to become team’s primary receiver.