The Venezuelan band moved to Mexico City, dealt with tragedy, and looked to understand the struggle in making their new album.
A new right wing president in Argentina and the gathering force of the opposition in Venezuela has left the longtime dominance of leftist governments in Latin America looking shaky.
Former President Jose Mujica welcomed the Syrians from a refugee camp in Lebanon, but the current government said Lebanese officials don't want the unhappy Syrians back.
Five months after landing to freedom in Uruguay, the six refugees have failed to adapt. The US said it has "no obligation" to them, while Uruguay said it will no longer receive prisoners released from Guantanamo.
Days after taking office, President Tabaré Vázquez postponed the sale of cannabis in pharmacies. Vázquez, who served once as president before, has said drug legalization is a "story that ends badly."
Six Guantanamo Bay prisoners were sent to Uruguay in a long-awaited deal that marks the largest detainee transfer since Obama pledged to close the facility in 2009.
Independent marijuana growers in Uruguay are slowly embracing the new legalization laws. But the country's landmark legislation could be at risk in the presidential election on November 30.
In March we traveled to Uruguay to glimpse how the first nation to legalize and regulate the entire marijuana trade is constructing its laws. Along the way we met and interviewed José Mujica, the country’s president and the galvanizing force behind the...
While the South American country passed laws to regulate the production of weed, officials are moving forward with stricter tobacco rules.