Chavez Joins Lenin And Mao In Glass Casket Eternity
The body of late Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez will be embalmed and permanently displayed in a glass casket.
Usual Suspects To Attend Chavez's Funeral, But Not China, Russia
The late Venezuelan Hugo Chavez’s funeral is scheduled for Friday and will be attended leaders throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.
With Hugo Chávez Gone, Who Will Lead Latin America's Socialist Movement?
The Venezuelan president was socialism's top Latin American voice. With his death, other leaders may emerge.
Did Hugo Chavez Actually Die In Cuba?
Hugo Chavez may have actually died hours earlier in Cuba on Tuesday, according to a theory.
Hugo Chavez Will Return On Judgment Day With Jesus: Iran's Ahmadinejad
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad paid tribute to the late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez, saying he would return on judgment day.
With Chavez Gone, Will Venezuela's Economy Open Up?
After 14 years under Hugo Chavez, oil-dependent Venezuela must decide: More of the same or a new way?
Hugo Chavez Dies: The Soldier Who Started A Revolution With Guns But Won It With Votes
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died of cancer at 58. The former military leader had hoped to bring about a socialist revolution.
Greek Islands For Sale: Cheap, Make Best Offer
Greece's fabled islands are the latest victim of the country's economic crisis -- super-wealthy foreigners are buying them up at discount prices.
Hugo Chavez Struggles To Breathe Amid Ongoing Cancer Treatment
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has contracted a second respiratory infection since undergoing a cancer-related operation in December.
Medellín: How Colombia's Second City Overcame Its Drug Cartel Past
Medellín, once known as a center of drug trafficking, is trying to change its image through improvements to public security.
America, Liberia, Myanmar: The Anti-Metric System Holdouts
Only three countries in the world haven't officially adopted the metric system. The U.S. is getting there. Sort of. Slowly.
Amid Chavez's Worsening Health, Venezuela Quietly Prepares For Snap Elections
Elections could be held in Venezuela if Hugo Chavez can't continue in office, a likely scenario given reports of his declining health.
Peace In Southeast Asia? Thai Government Agrees To Talks With Southern Rebels
The agreement, signed Thursday by Thailand’s National Security Council and the Barisan Revolusi Nasional rebels in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, marks an unprecedented commitment from both sides to negotiate.
World's 'Big 10' Food Companies Failing Social Responsibilities: Oxfam
The world's 10 largest food companies are failing in their social responsibility to people in the developing world who make their product.
Mexico's Missing: Government Confirms 26K Disappearances Since 2006
The new government admits tens of thousands of Mexicans have gone missing or been "forcibly disappeared" since 2006.
That Can Buy A Lot Of Apples: Mexican Teachers' Union Head Arrested For Embezzling Up To $200 Million
The head of Mexico's 1.5M-member teachers' union Elba Esther Gordillo has been arrested on corruption charges amid major education reforms.
Lima's Homicides Prompt Strong Response From Peruvian President Humala
Peruvian President Ollanta Humala has put 1,000 extra police officers on the streets of the capital following two high-profile murders.
Sustaining The System: Cuba's New VP Diaz-Canel Marks Ascent Of Younger Generation
President Raul Castro's appointment of Miguel Diaz-Canel as his successor marks the ascent of a younger generation of communist party officials.
Egyptian Law Fails To Protect Public Assembly: Human Rights Watch
A proposed law regarding public demonstrations in Egypt has raised concerns that it will limit the right to peaceful public assembly.
Russia Cracks Down On Smoking In Public Health Push
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed into law a gradual ban on smoking in public places in an ongoing effort to improve public health.
Kerry Invents New Country 'Kyrzakhstan' During Speech
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry confused the central Asian countries of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, inventing an entirely new nation known as “Kyrzakhstan” during his first speech since being appointed.
Mali's Schools Crumbling Amid Conflict In The North
The continuing violence in Mali has disrupted access to education for hundreds of thousands of children in the region.
Egyptian Opposition Leader Calls New Elections A 'Sham Democracy'
How will Egypt’s main opposition coalition respond to the country's upcoming parliamentary elections?
Syrian Opposition, Fed Up With Inaction On Conflict, Will Boycott International Talks
Syria’s main political opposition group is fed up with international inaction in the run-up to a conference in Rome next month.
Viva El Presidente? Hugo Chavez Again Suffers Health Issues During Recovery In Venezuela
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is still suffering complications caused by a lung infection he contracted in Cuba following cancer surgery.
Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel Could Fragment If Boss 'El Chapo' Is Confirmed Dead In Guatemala
Reports of the death of Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel boss Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman remain unconfirmed, but could indicate a fracturing of the country's most powerful drug trafficking organization if proven true.
Bolivia Irks Spain With Airport Nationalizations
President Morales’ nationalization of three Spanish-owned airports this week has drawn strong criticism from Spain’s foreign ministry.
'Disappeared' Victims Of Mexico's Drug War Await Justice From New Administration
Mexico's drug war has left thousands dead or "disappeared," in many case by members of state forces, according to Human Rights Watch.
Interpol Launches Crackdown On Global Timber Trafficking In Latin America
Interpol said the effort is just the beginning of a wider crackdown on a worldwide criminal industry it says could be worth up to $100 billion.
Keystone XL: Obama's Environmental Legacy Hinges On Oil Pipeline's Fate
The fate of the Keystone XL pipeline will demonstrate whether President Obama plans to take a strong stance on mitigating climate change.