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Vampire bats are the leading cause of rabies in Latin America. Now, for the first time, health authorities have confirmed that someone in the United States died from rabies transmitted by a vampire bat. (with video) Read more»

Brazilian drug dealers are using Amy Winehouse's image and a Peruvian man comes up with a creative way to smuggle cocaine. Read more»

Brazil's Indian affairs agency has confirmed the existence of a previously unknown tribe living in a remote area of the rain forest in the western Amazon.

Officials from Brazil’s Indian affairs agency, Funai, say they have confirmed the existence of a previously unknown indigenous group in the western Amazon, one of the remotest corners of the rain forest. Read more»

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega

Leaders of an international leftist alliance descended on Managua this week to compare revolutionary credentials and strategize their next move in their hemispheric struggle against neoliberalism. Read more»

Venezuelan Vice President Elias Jaua criticized the United States’ jubilant reaction to bin Laden’s death. 'It never ceases to surprise how crime and murder have become normal and are celebrated.'

In Brazil, a soccer match was bigger news than Osama bin Laden's death. Reaction across Latin America was generally subdued and congratulatory — except in Venezuela. Read more»

Global reaction to the shooting of U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords focused primarily on the deep divisions inside the United States and the heated rhetoric that dominates its political discussions. Read more»

A Latin American decade? The term is starting to be tossed around. We won't pretend to have a magic eight ball, but there's certainly plenty to watch in the region. Read more»

A dry river in Tarumã, Brazil, 2009.

Droughts are growing more severe. Has the world's largest rain forest reached its tipping point? Read more»

Candid pronouncements on Latin America that became public thanks to Wikileaks began offer an unvarnished glimpse into America’s diplomatic priorities and methods as it navigates the hemisphere closest to home. Read more»

The first round of the World Cup is not a time to impress. It's a time to accumulate enough points to advance to the next round. Read more»

Capping a nine-year trade dispute over U.S. farm export credit guarantees, Brazil announced it would impost a broad range of sanctions on U.S. imports. Read more»

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