- UN Group Slams World Bank's Human-Rights Record
April 21 2013 11:44 AM
A group of independent U.N. advisers has criticized the World Bank's policies in regards to human rights.
- Nicolas Maduro Takes Charge As Venezuelan President
April 20 2013 5:51 AM
Nicolas Maduro was sworn in as Venezuela’s president on Friday amid protests from Venezuela’s opposition supporters.
- Nicolas Maduro: A Moustache Revolution In Venezuela?
April 17 2013 10:13 AM
Nicolas Maduro's big bushy black moustache has become a kind of ‘trademark’ for the new leader of Venezuela,
- Venezuela’s Maduro Accuses US Of Sparking Postelection Violence
April 17 2013 8:27 AM
Chavez successor Maduro has accused the U.S. of sparking the violence that has erupted in Venezuela following his razor-thin win in Sunday's election.
- Brazil Inks Deal With South African Defense Company
April 16 2013 7:51 PM
Brazil inked a deal with South African defense and aerospace company Paramount Group to purchase armored vehicles for Rio de Janeiro, strengthening BRICS trade.
- South American Nations Accept Socialist Victory In Venezuela
April 16 2013 11:39 AM
The majority of South American nations express support for President-elect Maduro, while the opposition demands a recount.
- Maradona On Tour, But Playing Politics, Not Soccer
April 15 2013 1:24 PM
Two old buddies sharing stories: Fidel Castro and Diego Maradona, who dropped in after paying his respects to Venezuela's Maduro.
- Maduro Wins Venezuelan Presidency, Rival Turns Bitter
April 15 2013 4:24 AM
Nicolas Maduro, Hugo Chavez’s preferred successor, narrowly won the presidential election.
- Venezuela: Will Voters Choose Socialism Or Change?
April 12 2013 11:48 AM
Hugo Chavez’s heir, acting President Nicolas Maduro, will face opposition leader Henrique Capriles Radonski in the election Sunday.
- Illegal Immigrants Cause Emergency In Western Brazil
April 12 2013 10:44 AM
Most of the thousands of aliens who have poured into Acre came from Haiti.
- Venezuela Preps For Sunday Presidential Election
April 12 2013 4:42 AM
Acting President Nicolas Maduro has a commanding lead in opinion polls over opposition challenger Henrique Capriles.
- Anonymous Threatens To Identify Rehtaeh Parsons' Rapists Unless Police Reopen Investigation
April 11 2013 10:50 AM
Anonymous threatened to identify the four men who reportedly raped Rehtaeh Parsons.
- Beyonce and Jay Z's Cuban Trip Was 'Educational'
April 10 2013 9:48 AM
The U.S. Treasury Department said Beyoncé and Jay-Z trip to Cuba was "educational."
- Death Penalty On Decline, Despite Resumption In A Few Countries: Amnesty
April 10 2013 3:27 AM
In an annual report published on Wednesday, Amnesty International noted the global trend towards ending the death penalty continued.
- Sequester Grounds US Air Force Jets Amid North Korea Crisis [PHOTOS]
April 09 2013 12:20 PM
The U.S. Air Force is cutting flying hours to comply with budget cuts, and must leave a lot of its fighters and bombers on the ground.
- No Love Lost For Thatcher In Argentina
April 09 2013 8:47 AM
Margaret Thatcher has been mourned all over the world, but eyes are dry in Argentina due to Falkland Islands disputes.
- Did Beyonce and Jay-Z's Cuban Getaway Break The Law?
April 08 2013 3:39 PM
Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s recent trip to Cuba has drawn scrutiny from U.S. legislators who are demanding to know whether the celebrity power couple violated any laws.
- Chile Revisits Poet Pablo Neruda's Death 40 Years Later
April 08 2013 12:27 PM
The Chilean government is re-investigating the death of famed poet and Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda 40 years after the fact.
- Margaret Thatcher Dies At 87
April 08 2013 8:50 AM
Margaret Thatcher has died at age 87 from a stroke. She was the only woman to serve as prime minister in U.K. history.
- Fidel Castro Urges Calm On The Korean Peninsula
April 07 2013 3:51 PM
Cuba's ex-leader says situation poses "one of the most serious dangers of nuclear war" since Cuban Missile Crisis.