February 11, 2013 More than 3,000 cruise ship passengers who thought they'd be heading home today have instead been told they'll remain in the Gulf of Mexico until Wednesday, stranded by an engine fire that set their ship, the Triumph, adrift. Outages of onboard power and sewer systems have been reported.
February 11, 2013 In a tropical spot like Puerto Rico, you'd think a person would practically be stumbling over exotic fruits and fresh fish. Not so much. Blame global economics.
February 7, 2013 The report also found that Latinos and Asian-Americans born in the U.S. are more likely to support abortion and gay rights than their foreign-born parents.
February 4, 2013 The country's attorney general said an electrical fault had caused a spark that detonated the leaking gas. He said an investigation found no evidence of explosives in the blast at PEMEX headquarters that killed 37 people.
January 28, 2013 More than 230 people died. Many were overcome by fumes. Others couldn't get out because the exit wasn't large enough. In the confusion, about 50 victims may have thought a bathroom door was a way out.
January 27, 2013 At least 232 people are dead and 100 injured in the fire that broke out during a college party at Kiss, a nightclub in Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul state. The toll could make it one of the deadliest nightclub fires in more than a decade.
January 27, 2013 They are fighting back against drug traffickers and gangs who have terrorized the residents of Guerrero state. Armed with shotguns and rusted machetes, the self-defense brigades have set up roadblocks and arrested suspects — all without help from the authorities.
January 25, 2013 Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has not been seen for weeks. He's reportedly in Cuba, undergoing treatment. El Pais thought it had a "global exclusive." But the photo of a man surrounded by doctors and with a breathing tube going down his throat was of someone else.