Not even a tropical storm and flooded streets could dampen the fiesta in Mexico State, which lies in the south-central part of the country, by the nation’s former ruling party. Oblivious to the pelting rain, revelers dressed in the red of the Institutional Revolutionary Party danced into Monday morning among balloons, banners and the beat of tropical music
If the past few days are any indication of things to come, Peru’s President-elect Ollanta Humala is in for a rough ride when he takes office on July 28. On Saturday, indigenous protesters in the country’s southeast radically upped the stakes in their nearly seven-week campaign against the government’s mining and oil/gas policies by taking over an airport in Juliaca, the business hub of the Puno department
One horrible day 1,600 years ago, the wisdom of many centuries went up in flames.
The far-right British National Party on Thursday agreed to consider letting nonwhite members join after the country’s Equality and Human Rights Commission took them to court.
Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom has declared a state of national calamity because so many citizens do not have food or proper nutrition. Speaking in a nationally televised address late Tuesday, Colom said his declaration will make it easier to get food to the thousands of Guatemalan families who are in dire need
A separatist attempt to form a breakaway nation of indigenous people on Nicaragua’s jungle shores has the legendary Mosquito Coast buzzing once again and posing a dilemma for leftist President Daniel Ortega.
Marxist guerrillas in southwest Colombia are believed to have killed a second group of Indians the rebels accused of helping the government, a state governor said. At least 10 Awa Indians were killed this week in Narino state, Gov