'This Doesn’t Mean Main Issue Has Been Resolved'
December 17 2014 1:41 PM
Cuban president Raúl Castro saluted the reopening of diplomatic ties with the U.S. but said Cuba wants to end the embargo now.
The US Embargo On Cuba Goes Back To 1960
December 17 2014 1:38 PM
The longstanding embargo on the island nation will officially remain in place despite a historic diplomatic shift.
Rubio Slams Obama's Cuba Breakthrough As 'Tyranny'
December 17 2014 12:59 PM
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio spoke Wednesday after to the announcement by the Obama administration that the U.S. will normalize relations with Cuba.
Obama Announces Historic Shift In US-Cuba Policy
December 17 2014 12:25 PM
U.S. diplomatic relations with Havana will be restored in the biggest thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations in more than 50 years.
US, Cuba To Restore Diplomatic Ties
December 17 2014 10:06 AM
President Obama has announced a major shift in U.S.-Cuba policy on Wednesday, just hours after the release of U.S. prisoner Alan Gross.
Six Dead In Clash Between Mexico's Vigilante Groups
December 17 2014 2:01 AM
The vigilante groups, who call themselves “autodefensas,” were formed more than a year ago to fight back drug cartels.
Venezuela Aims To Take US To Court
December 16 2014 11:12 AM
President Nicolás Maduro, lashing out over U.S. sanctions, announced a committee to investigate U.S. war crimes abroad and civil rights violations at home.
Denmark Claims North Pole (But Promises To Share)
December 16 2014 9:14 AM
Danish officials acknowledge it could take two or three decades to gain global acceptance of their claim.
For Mexicans, Obama's Immigration Overhaul Is A Godsend
December 16 2014 8:14 AM
Mexican immigrants and their families say the president's executive order will increase money flows between the U.S. and Mexico.
UN Climate Change Has Long Way To Go
December 15 2014 3:03 PM
Over the next year, U.N. members will hammer out the finer details of the landmark climate accord unveiled Sunday.
Mexico's Vigilantes Are Back
December 15 2014 12:16 PM
The so-called self-defense groups donned AK-47s and blockaded roads, saying the government wasn't protecting them from the cartels.
Haiti's Prime Minister Resigns Amid Political Unrest
December 14 2014 2:03 PM
The resignation of Prime Minister Lamothe and one death have resulted from political protests in Haiti.
Climate Change Deal Reached In UN Negotiations
December 14 2014 3:08 AM
The agreement watered down language about the content of emissions-reduction pledges, leading some to question its worth.
No Alcohol For Canadian Sailors After Drunken Incident
December 12 2014 7:30 PM
The ban was instituted after an incident in July in which three sailors were accused of drunken misconduct.
Latin America's Drug War Takes To The Skies
December 12 2014 3:47 PM
The practice of shooting down planes suspected of smuggling drugs is spreading through Latin America.
John Kerry: World Facing Climate 'Tragedy'
December 11 2014 5:08 PM
The U.S. Secretary of State urged leaders at a U.N. climate summit in Lima, Peru, to reach a global agreement on climate change.
US Closer To Imposing Sanctions On Venezuela
December 11 2014 12:15 PM
President Nicolás Maduro lashed out against U.S. lawmakers as "insolent imperialists" over the measures.
Fidel Castro Wins China's Confucius Peace Prize
December 11 2014 11:12 AM
The prize, an alternative to the Nobel, was awarded to Castro for "important contributions to emphasizing the need to eliminate nuclear war."
US Tried To Spark Uprising In Cuba Through Hip-Hop
December 11 2014 10:20 AM
A newly released report says that the unsuccessful program needlessly jeopardized young Cubans.
Keystone XL Opponents Inspire Fights Against More Pipelines
December 10 2014 12:27 PM
National environmentalist groups have joined forces with local opponents to delay the construction of thousands of miles in new pipelines, the Wall Street Journal found.