The Americas Politics
- Brazil’s Catholics, Evangelicals Vow To Oppose Gay Marriage
May 17 2013 5:14 PM
While Brazil celebrates the end of the ban on same-sex unions, certain parties openly oppose the measure.
- Toronto Deputy Defends Mayor In Video Scandal
May 17 2013 2:19 PM
Doug Holyday said he hasn't known Toronto Mayor Rob Ford to have issues with alcohol and drugs.
- Why Mexico's Tourism Has Fallen From Grace
May 17 2013 12:27 PM
The drop in tourism has been attributed to the global recession, a high crime rate and a lack of investment in infrastructure.
- Toronto Mayor Denies He's In Video Smoking Crack
May 17 2013 11:56 AM
A video allegedly showing the Toronto mayor smoking crack is being shopped for six figures.
- Canada's Prime Minister Pushes Keystone XL Pipeline
May 17 2013 9:59 AM
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said increasing the oil supply to the U.S. was inevitable.
- Video Of Toronto Mayor Smoking Crack Cocaine For Sale: Report
May 17 2013 2:07 AM
An iPhone video allegedly showing Toronto Mayer Rob Ford smoking crack cocaine is for sale by informants.
- Should Eric Holder Be Fired?
May 14 2013 1:15 PM
The U.S. Attorney General is under more fire as new scandals erupt. Do you think he needs to go?
- An ‘Old-Fashioned’ Gangland Killing In Sicily Uncovers Canadian Mafia’s Deep Involvement In Drug Trafficking
May 14 2013 11:23 AM
Italian authorities now believe that Canadian-based Mafiosi are expanding their drug pipelines to Sicily.
- Culture Clash: Vatican Condemns Mexican ‘Death Saint’ Cult As Blasphemy
May 13 2013 12:39 PM
The cult, which worships death, mixes some indigenous beliefs with the Catholic veneration of saints.
- Guatemala's Rios Montt Pronounced Guilty Of Genocide
May 11 2013 4:29 AM
Former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt was found guilty of genocide against ethnic Ixil Mayans, on Friday.
- US And Russia Closer On Syria, But Still Not Quite Friends
May 10 2013 12:24 PM
John Kerry's visit to Russia heralded a change in America's position on Syria, but things are still a bit bumpy between Washington and Moscow.
- Sex Change Convict Caught: Colombian Gang Member Giovanni Rebolledo Captured
May 09 2013 12:14 PM
Colombian convict Giovanni Rebolledo was captured after undergoing a sex change and fleeing police.