The Americas Politics
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.
'Without Our Land We Are Not A People': Chile's 500-Year War
April 06 2013 8:54 AM
Chile is a stable democracy and an economic success story. The indigenous Mapuche people are tired of seeing this wealth from the outside.
Uruguay's President Denies Calling Argentine Leader An 'Old Hag'
April 05 2013 10:13 AM
President Jose Mujica of Uruguay was caught on a mic apparently making disparaging remarks about Argentine leader Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner"
Gangs In London Breed Ferocious Dogs Injecting Them With Steroids For Toughness
April 05 2013 8:09 AM
Young gang members in London trade dogs like mobile phones and use them in illegal activities, reveals a new research.
6 Cuban Ballet Dancers Defect To The US
April 04 2013 4:52 PM
The defection of 7 ballet dancers from Communist Cuba in Mexico last month marks the latest high-profile case of Cuban citizens seeking asylum.
Ohio School Removes Jesus Portrait
April 03 2013 6:59 PM
An Ohio school district voluntarily removed a portrait of Jesus Christ after a federal lawsuit was filed.
A Telecom Empire Under Siege
April 03 2013 11:42 AM
Mexico has increased its efforts to break Carlos Slim's monopoly on the telecom industry.
UN Approves Arms Trade Treaty With US Support
April 02 2013 6:28 PM
The General Assembly passed a treaty Tuesday aimed at keeping weapons from conflict zones and those who commit war crimes or genocide.
Telecom Monopoly Costing Mexico Billions
April 02 2013 12:39 PM
The world's richest man, Mexican telecom tycoon Carlos Slim, is costing his country billions with his monopoly in the industry, officials say.
Why This Former KKK Member Apologized Before He Died
April 01 2013 9:51 AM
Elwin Wilson, a former Klu Klux Klan member who publicly apologized for his racist acts, has died.
Foreign Tourist Raped Aboard Minibus In Rio de Janeiro
April 01 2013 7:01 AM
A foreign tourist was raped on a minibus in Rio de Janeiro, Brazilian police said Monday.
Will Brazil Be Ready To Host World Cup In 2014?
March 29 2013 1:27 PM
Delays completing a stadium could force the opening match to be moved to another city and exclude São Paulo as a World Cup host city.