Socialist Prime Minister George Papandreou of Greece stunned the world with his announcement of a national referendum on new austerity measures.
The Greek people and eurozone leaders both seem to be furious at Greece Prime Minister George Papandreou's referendum announcement.
She's president of the Chilean Students' Federation, and a picture of Karl Marx hangs in her office. Camila Vallejo, 23 years old, has been instrumental in propelling Chile's student movement, mobilized now for almost six months.
World leaders must pivot and focus the international economy - and its recovery - on getting workers into jobs, union leaders will tell international leaders meeting in Cannes, France.
Palestine became UNESCO's 195th member on Monday.
The proposal for a 191 mile segment of highway that would pass through Bolivia's TIPNIS natural reserve and indigenous property is drawing strong protests and heated debate.
Thousands of palm oil workers are now on a general strike in Colombia.
Argentine voters rewarded President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner for a booming economy with a big reelection victory.
The Left dropped to about half its 12 percent high; it was weakened or defeated in seven elections in 2011.