• Airport workers demanding higher pensions go on a 24-hour strike before a holiday weekend, stranding some 15,000.Americas,ANFDGAC,Chile,José Pérez,pensions,strike,Michael Lerner

    Santiago’s international airport. AFP PHOTO/MARTIN BERNETTI via Getty Images
  • Peru’s Interior Minister supervises the arrival of more than 7 tons of cocaine at the police airport in Lima, on 9/1/14. Getty Images

    Peru detected 222 suspected drug planes entering its airspace in about 3 months, 95% from Bolivia.Americas,Bolivia,Coca,Cocaine,drug trafficking,Evo Morales,Ollanta Humala,Peru,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Aug 26, 2015, 10:18 AM EDT
  • Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff in Brasilia, Brazil, on July 17, 2015. EVARISTO SA/AFP/Getty Images

    Brazil's nosediving economy takes Rousseff's approval ratings with it, and a drought doesn't help.Americas,Brazil,Dilma Rousseff,drought,Joaquim Levy,Petrobras,Sao Paulo,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Jul 23, 2015, 3:45 PM EDT
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    Published Date : Oct 06, 2015, 1:50 PM EDT
  • A woman holds a placard that reads: 'No more FARC, no more Santos' during a march on August 7, 2015, in Cali, Colombia against the government of president Juan Manuel Santos and the ongoing peace process with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrillas.

    The agreement is seen as a major breakthrough after nearly three years of peace talks hosted by Cuba.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 24, 2015, 2:47 AM EDT