September 16, 2013 Candomblé, an Afro-Brazilian religion, has been widely practiced by people of African descent in Brazil but mostly in secret — until now. After centuries of slavery and discrimination, Brazil's Afro-Brazilian community is proudly celebrating its African roots.
September 16, 2013 NPR's Tell Me More with Michel Martin hosted a Google+ Hangout on air, focusing on "Emerging Latinos and Innovations."
September 15, 2013 From the east and the west, two storm systems are closing in on Mexico, bringing strong winds and heavy rains. Hurricane Ingrid is moving toward the country's east coast in the Gulf of Mexico; Tropical Storm Manuel is closing in on the southwest coast in the Pacific Ocean.
September 11, 2013 A Reuters investigation has detailed the practice of shuffling unwanted children from one set of guardians to another with the government exercising little or no oversight.
September 10, 2013 It's still officially wintertime in Buenos Aires, but the city is in a record heat wave. Tuesday's high was 34.4 degrees Celsius (94 degrees Fahrenheit), the hottest September temperature since 1940.
September 7, 2013 Pro wrestling in Mexico is usually associated with buff, tough show-boating guys. But it's also an unlikely niche for the country's LGBT, thanks to Los Exóticos — campy, mostly gay male wrestlers who are known as much for their wrestling skills as they are for their feminine garb and flirty behavior.
September 5, 2013 President Dilma Rousseff has been irritated by reports that the U.S. spied on emails, phone calls and text messages from her and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto. President Obama tried to smooth relations.
September 5, 2013 Making fake dollars is big business in Peru, where counterfeiters hire people to finish each bill by hand.
September 4, 2013 Nicholas Maduro says a "low-level war" was the cause of an electricity outage that affected 70 percent of the country, including the capital, Caracas.