Administration officials say a big problem is volume of air traffic at tiny Port-au-Prince airport.
Sebastian Pinera defeated Eduardo Frei, the candidate of the governing coalition (Concertacion), becoming the first candidate from the right wing to win Chile's presidency since 1958.
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Jyoti Basu, a grand man of Indian politics and socialist movement who enjoyed tremendous popularity and respect, died Jan. 17 at age 95.
Less than a day after the earthquake struck Haiti, Cuban doctors were caring for the wounded in a fully equipped field hospital.
People around the world are urged to speak out in solidarity with Iranian campaigners for peace, democracy and social justice.
Yesterday the Obama administration announced $100 million in financial aid for earthquake stricken Haiti. Good step, more is needed.
President Raul Castro last year signaled increased food production as Cuba's top priority.
Iran's regime is employing intimidation tactics and the Islamic Republic is facing a crisis of legitimacy.
On Jan. 12, there was a bizarre twist in the investigation by a special UN panel of the death of a right-wing attorney last year. According to the UN sponsored International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala, attorney Rodrigo Rosenberg actually tricked two of his nephews into getting a hit man to assassinate him.