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Americas Summit wraps up with other issues in US-Cuba shadow
Issued: April 11, 2015
PANAMA CITY — Climate change. Peace in Colombia. Argentina's longstanding claim of sovereignty over the Falkland Islands. ...
Obama meets Venezuela's president on sidelines of summit
Issued: April 11, 2015
PANAMA CITY — President Barack Obama met privately with his Venezuelan counterpart Saturday amid a bitter dispute between the two nations over recent...
Cubans welcome historic Castro-Obama meeting, want results
Issued: April 11, 2015
HAVANA — Cubans hailed Saturday's historic meeting between presidents Raul Castro and Barack Obama but said they want to see ties warm faster...
Obama says partisanship over Iran deal has gone too far
Issued: April 11, 2015
PANAMA CITY — President Barack Obama says that partisan wrangling in Congress over the emerging nuclear agreement with Iran has gone beyond the pale. ...
Text of Obama, Castro in meeting at Summit of the Americas
Issued: April 11, 2015
Text of remarks by President Barack Obama and President Raul Castro of Cuba at the Summit of the Americas in Panama City, as transcribed by the White...
Emotional Castro says Cuba blockade not Obama's fault
Issued: April 11, 2015
PANAMA CITY — Cuban President Raul Castro delivered a stunning defense of President Barack Obama on Saturday, absolving him of responsibility for the...
Hungarian investors want full reparation as brokerage falls
Issued: April 11, 2015
BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hundreds of people who invested in a collapsed brokerage in Hungary demanded on Saturday that the government compensate fully for...
France opens criminal probe of HSBC's Swiss banking unit
Issued: April 11, 2015
LONDON — French authorities have placed HSBC under formal criminal investigation over alleged tax fraud by its Swiss private bank. The bank said...
UN to help Guantanamo refugees with houses in Uruguay
Issued: April 11, 2015
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay— Uruguay's president says the U.N. refugee agency will help six former Guantanamo prisoners obtain housing in his country. ...
Obama seeks to re-engage with Latin America at summit
Issued: April 11, 2015
PANAMA CITY — After his ice-breaking handshake with Cuba's leader, President Barack Obama is looking to the Summit of the Americas to chart a less...
Indian premier wins Airbus pledge to manufacture in India
Issued: April 11, 2015
TOULOUSE, France — Airbus says it is ready to manufacture helicopters, satellites and military transport planes in India. ...
Movie men propose Russian fast-food alternative chain
Issued: April 11, 2015
MOSCOW — Two of Russia's best-known movie directors are aiming to create a chain of fast-food restaurants that would be an alternative to...
Mining co. in Mexico has 'good relationship' with cartels
Issued: April 11, 2015
CULIACAN, Mexico — The director of the mining company robbed of $8.5 million in gold in Mexico has made the rare revelation it has a "good...
The Americas neighborhood: A look at summit players
Issued: April 11, 2015
PANAMA CITY — When President Barack Obama meets with other leaders of the Americas he will encounter a charged environment full of factions, some...
Latest on Americas Summit: Obama misses out on group photo
Issued: April 10, 2015
Leaders at the Summit of the Americas gathered for a group photo after wrapping up public activities for the day. Well, most of them anyway. ...
Stage being set for historic Obama-Castro meeting Saturday
Issued: April 10, 2015
PANAMA CITY — President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro moved toward a groundbreaking meeting on the sidelines of the Summit of the...
Argentina extends price controls seeking to curb inflation
Issued: April 10, 2015
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentina's government is extending its price control program aimed at curbing high inflation. ...
Argentine judge orders arrest warrant for Justin Bieber
Issued: April 10, 2015
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina  — An Argentine judge has issued an arrest warrant for Justin Bieber, saying the singer failed to respond to summons...
Brazil police arrest politicians in corruption scheme
Issued: April 10, 2015
SAO PAULO — Police have arrested three former congressmen suspected of involvement in a corruption scheme at Brazil's state-run oil giant...
Pope's 3-nation South America trip set for July 6-12
Issued: April 10, 2015
QUITO, Ecuador— Church officials say Pope Francis' trip to Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay is set for July 6-12. ...
Boeing, Copa sign deal for jets during nations' summit
Issued: April 10, 2015

PANAMA CITY — U.S.-based Boeing has concluded an...

World stocks press higher on corporate deals, stimulus
Issued: April 10, 2015
LONDON — Global stocks rose Friday, with Japan's market touching a 15-year high and some European indexes pushing further into record territory,...
Japan's Mitsubishi sets sights on niche in aircraft sector
Issued: April 10, 2015
NAGOYA, Japan — At a tightly guarded factory in central Japan, Mitsubishi, a maker of the Zero fighter planes of World War II, is launching its MRJ...
Syrian peace talks in Moscow end in disarray
Issued: April 10, 2015

MOSCOW  — Talks between the Syrian government and the opposition ended in acrimony Friday with the parties failing to bridge...

Castro backers disrupt activist meeting at Americas Summit
Issued: April 9, 2015
PANAMA CITY — A group of pro-government Cubans muscled their way into a closed-door meeting of grassroots activists Thursday, disrupting for the...


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