The Supreme Electoral Tribunal gave 774,757 votes to National Party presidential candidate Juan Orlando Hernandez and 623, 080 votes to Libre party candidate Xiomara Castro de Zelaya.
On February 2, there will be a presidential election in El Salvador, to replace outgoing left-center President Mauricio Funes.
Nicolas Maduro won Venezuela's presidential election in April by a slim margin, a result still unrecognized by the U.S. government.
The upcoming elections "will test whether Latin America's transition to democracy and social justice will be permitted to advance."
South Africans marched across the country in support of a trade union campaign against electronic tolling on motorways and privatizing roads.
The "super-typhoon" developed on November 3, and proceeded to devastate the Philippines with wind speeds up to 195 mph before making its way to Vietnam, Taiwan, and parts of China.
Three men flew from Berlin to Moscow, were taken in a car with tinted glass windows to a secret location - where they met Edward Snowden. The meeting was very interesting. So were the three visitors.
The immigration debate in the United States usually treats the migration of people into this country as something unique. But it is not.