- Fallen Argentine troops' relatives wait for identification
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The body of Jose Antonio Reyes Lobos rests in the Falkland Islands along with those of more than 100 other fallen Argentine soldiers. But his 79-year-old mother says she doesn't want to leave this world without putting a flower on a grave bearing the name of her son killed in combat more than three decades ago.
- Chilean homes without water; 3 dead, 19 missing in floods
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of homes in communities around Chile's capital remained without water Monday as authorities struggled to restore service following floods caused by Andean rainfall.
- Authorities investigate killing of hippo at El Salvador zoo
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador's widespread violence reached an unexpected corner with the brutal and fatal beating of the national zoo's beloved hippopotamus Gustavito.
- Mexico ex-president Felipe Calderon donates pension
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Former Mexican President Felipe Calderon says he will donate his government pension to a nonprofit group that helps children with cancer.
- Dancers dress as devil in popular Argentina carnival
UQUIA, Argentina (AP) — To the beat of drums, more than 300 people dressed as devils descend a sacred hill as one of the most singular Carnival events in South America begins.