Scientists have developed two separate vaccine candidates that provide mice with complete protection from the Zika virus.
More than eight tons of cocaine were seized in Colombia, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
Jimena Blanco, head of Americas at Verisk Maplecroft, talks about how South American countries may react to Donald Trump as U.S. president.
Tourism and travel-related stocks have taken a hit from worries surrounding the Zika virus.
A College of William and Mary student contracted the mosquito-borne virus while traveling in Central America.
The rapid spread of the zika virus has spurred the hunt for a cure, but the financial incentive and likely length of time for a vaccine are unclear.
CNBC takes a look at Zika, a mosquito-borne virus spreading fast across the Americas and the Caribbean for which there is no cure.
The movement called "The Beautiful Revolution" is ailing ahead of Dec. 6 legislative elections — including in Sabaneta, Hugo Chavez's hometown.
Severe droughts and flooding in warmer regions may leave millions at risk of disease, starvation and conflict.
AT&T expects to report more than 2 million net subscriber additions for the third quarter, with gains in every category.
Canadian gold mining companies Alamos Gold and AuRico Gold are merging in a deal valued at approximately $1.5 billion.
A lot of people are questioning why, exactly, the proposed "Nicaragua Grand Canal" would need to exist in the first place.
A retail expert says that retailers will start planning ahead for similar scenarios by crafting contingency plans.
China is moving into the United States' backyard——but it's not clear if its Latin America investments are a negative for American interests.
Skepticism is growing over a $50 billion project to build a canal across Nicaragua, a project spearheaded by a little-known Chinese businessman.
Takata Corp, the Japanese air bag supplier at the center of a growing auto safety crisis, said on Tuesday that it is forming an independent quality panel.
Mexico has revoked a $3.75 billion high-speed rail contract from a Chinese-led consortium after its uncontested bid prompted an outcry from lawmakers.
Private equity and venture capital firms are set to increase their investments in Latin America after netting billions in new funds.
President Obama is resisting calls to visit the border during his two-day fundraising trip to Texas.
The U.S. government masterminded the creation of a "Cuban Twitter" — a communications network designed to undermine the communist government in Cuba.