- Robinho called up for Brazil's Copa America squad Updated: May-05-15 11:44 am
SAO PAULO - Veteran striker Robinho was summoned by Brazil for the Copa America, while an injured Oscar was left out of the squad on Tuesday.
- Rainfall in area of Chile volcano could cause mudslides Updated: May-01-15 4:20 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile - Authorities in southern Chile say rain over the weekend could cause problems related to the Calbuco volcano's eruptions over the last week.
- Chileans brace for volcano's impact on livestock, farming Updated: Apr-28-15 8:19 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile - The eruption of Chile's Calbuco volcano threatens to cause widespread and lasting economic damage, turning cattle pastures barren and choking fish with volcanic ash in one of the world's top salmon-producing countries.
- Volcano still active, but Chile no longer fears major blast Updated: Apr-25-15 5:44 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile - Authorities downgraded the likelihood of a major eruption at the Calbuco volcano, although the mountain remained active Saturday and the ash clouds it already ejected caused cancelations of more airline flights.
- Pope accepts resignation of bishop who didn't report abuse Updated: Apr-21-15 11:01 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Pope Francis accepted the resignation Tuesday of a U.S. bishop who was convicted of failing to report a suspected child abuser, answering calls by victims to take action against bishops who cover up for pedophile priests.
- Anger simmers in southern Chile over bishop appointment Updated: Apr-21-15 10:29 am
SANTIAGO, Chile - Parishioners in a southern Chile diocese are gathering wherever their new bishop appears, but their presence is not the sort of assembly the Catholic Church would expect.
- Chile: Neruda's burial suspended indefinitely Updated: Apr-20-15 5:04 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile - The body of Chilean Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda will not be reburied this week as planned.
- Don Francisco says it's time to close Sabado with dignity Updated: Apr-19-15 11:02 am
MIAMI - After receiving a standing ovation from his emotional audience, Don Francisco, the popular host of "Sabado Gigante," tried to explain why television's longest-running show is coming to an end.
- Chile students protest corruption, demand education reform Updated: Apr-16-15 6:31 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile - Thousands of students marched through the streets of Chile's capital Thursday to protest recent corruption scandals and to complain about delays in a promised education overhaul.
- Pope urged to deal with bishops who fail to protect kids Updated: Apr-15-15 11:47 am
VATICAN CITY - The issue of holding bishops accountable for failing to protect children from sexual deviants arrived squarely on Pope Francis' agenda Wednesday as his point-man on sex abuse raised the case of a controversial bishop appointment in Chile.
- Chile's Bachelet signs same-sex civil union law Updated: Apr-13-15 3:52 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile - Chilean President Michelle Bachelet on Monday signed a law that recognizes civil unions between same-sex couples, a sign of change in a country long regarded as one South America's most socially conservative nations.
- Pope's sex abuse advisors meet in Rome over Chile bishop Updated: Apr-12-15 5:07 pm
VATICAN CITY - Four members of Pope Francis' sex abuse advisory commission traveled to Rome on Sunday to voice their concerns in person about Francis' appointment of a Chilean bishop accused of covering up for the country's most notorious molester.
- Pele, in Chile, says he has recovered after his health scare Updated: Apr-09-15 7:06 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile - Brazilian soccer legend Pele said Thursday that he has "happily recovered" from a recent health scare.
- Pele says he has recovered after his health scare Updated: Apr-09-15 6:59 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile - Brazilian soccer legend Pele said Wednesday that he has "happily recovered" from a recent health scare.
- Chile's Bachelet says crisis is a chance for change Updated: Apr-08-15 4:47 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile - Faced with the lowest approval ratings of her career, Chilean President Michelle Bachelet acknowledged on Wednesday that corruption scandals had rocked the South American country but rejected any notion she might resign and sought to cast the situation as an opportunity.
- Dominguez, 1 of 7 amateurs at the Masters, 'really calm' Updated: Apr-07-15 6:44 pm
AUGUSTA, Georgia - It didn't take Matias Dominguez long to enjoy some of the perks of playing in the Masters.
- Marijuana harvested for medical use in Chile Updated: Apr-07-15 5:11 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile - A Chilean municipality harvested legal medical marijuana Tuesday as part of a government-approved pilot project aimed at helping ease pain in cancer patients.
- Latin America silent on Venezuela as US airs rights concerns Updated: Apr-07-15 5:07 pm
PANAMA CITY - From Mexico to Brazil, leaders in Latin America have largely kept silent amid charges of human rights abuses in Venezuela and are unlikely to speak out against their neighbor at this week's Summit of the Americas.
- Indian mountaineers mourn climber who died on Chilean peak Updated: Apr-07-15 8:43 am
KOLKATA, India - India's mountaineering community on Tuesday was mourning the death of a well-known Indian climber who died while trying to summit an Andean mountain in Chile.
- Mountaineer from India found dead in the Andes Updated: Apr-06-15 11:39 am
SANTIAGO, Chile - A well-known mountaineer from India has been found dead in the Andes.