Articles by Ryan Villarreal
Cuban Opposition Group Finally Allowed To Pick Up Sakharov Prize
April 23 2013 3:44 PM
Ladies in White members were allowed to leave Cuba to accept an award from the EU Parliament eight years after receiving it.
As South America Tilts Left, Paraguay Tilts Right
April 23 2013 12:36 PM
Paraguay has elected a conservative millionaire businessman as president, in contrast to the region's majority of left-leaning leaders.
It's Earth Day: Do You Know Where Your President Is?
April 22 2013 8:29 PM
The fifth Earth Day of Barack Obama’s presidency finds campaign promises still unfulfilled, but environmental advocates are still pushing.
Boston Bombing Suspect Struggled With Academics
April 21 2013 6:02 PM
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was failing a number of his college courses before the April 15 terrorist attack that killed three people.
Boston Mayor Believes Brothers Acted Alone, Proud Of City
April 21 2013 4:36 PM
Boston Mayor Tom Menino Sunday morning to discuss the manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombers and how his city will move forward.
Cops Used Robot To Capture Bombing Suspect [VIDEO]
April 21 2013 1:32 PM
Robotics played a key role in apprehending the Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was captured Friday.
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.
Chechen Leader Blames Boston Bombings On America
April 19 2013 12:37 PM
The head of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov, blames the bombing suspects' alleged actions on their American upbringing.
Chechnya's History Of Terrorism
April 19 2013 11:58 AM
The nation of Chechnya is no stranger to violent struggle, but so far, attacks have never targeted Americans.
Meet The Five Candidates To Head The WTO
April 19 2013 5:56 AM
The World Trade Organization is down to 5 candidates to replace term-ending Director-General Pascal Lamy.
Russia's 'Mark Zuckerberg' Under Investigation
April 18 2013 12:02 PM
Pavel Durov, the "Russian Mark Zuckerberg" and founder of social networking site, VKontakte, is under investigation in relation to a hit-and-run incident.
Bitcoin Learns To Tango
April 17 2013 4:38 PM
As inflation continues to devalue the Argentine peso, citizens are gaining interest in the virtual currency bitcoin.