As European and U.S. economies sputter, the stimulus versus austerity debate returns. It’s a struggle that has already played out in Latin America, and the region’s example could provide many answers for today’s dilemma.
Author Carlos Fuentes, who played a dominant role in Latin America's novel-writing boom by delving into the failed ideals of the Mexican revolution, died Tuesday in a Mexico City hospital.
Legendary singer-educator José-Luis Orozco moved to the United States at 19 to find his own version of the American dream and soon realized that his calling was to keep Latino culture alive through children’s songs and literature.
A new report from the Pew Hispanic Center says a lot both good and bad about the assimilation of the nation’s largest minority group, Hispanics.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez flew back to Cuba late Saturday for another round of radiation therapy, telling his countrymen that he has faith a "miracle" will help him survive cancer.
The downturn is 'pervasive' and could hurt future growth, but major metropolitan gateway areas are less affected, analysis of Census data shows.
Billionaire Carlos Slim’s wireless carrier America Movil (AMXL) SAB is funding an online TV network that will star former CNN talk-show host Larry King.
Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez said on Sunday that his cancer has returned, adding that he will undergo radiation therapy in the coming weeks.
Jasmine Garsd and Felix Contreras from NPR's Alt Latino review new music from Latin America.
The cancer threat is expected to increase with the aging populations of Latin America and the Caribbean, according to the Pan American Health Organization.
Calle 13 has created a partnership with UNICEF, MTV Latin America and Tr3s to launch the global campaign "MTV EXIT" which seeks to raise awareness about human rights, exploitation and human trafficking in Latin America and Spanish-speaking communities in the U.S.
This week's show is truly in tune with the American continent. Sample songs from Latin America
When the dead are alone, they chat very pleasantly amongst themselves and tell each other things; they tell each other their stories. It must be very interesting to live inside a cemetery and hear how the dead tell each other things, their sorrows, their joys, everything. — Cuban poet Eliseo Diego
A day after Latin American officials met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to show their support for him, U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez denounced their action.