For the first time, leaders from the advanced capitalist countries and those of the emerging economies seem to be on the same page when it comes to the urgency of slowing climate change.
In a blow to the left, right wing candidate, Mauricio Macri, beat Daniel Scioli, the candidate of the ruling leftist Front, by 51.4 percent to 48.6 percent.
A staggering one in three women have experienced physical or sexual violence in their lifetime - a pandemic of global proportions.
Antonio Luis Santos da Costa of the Socialist Party, forms a government with the support of the Communist, Ecologist (Green) and Left Bloc deputies in the national parliament.
Its first stumble was a strategic decision last fall to undermine competitors by upping oil production and, thus, lowering the price.
Louis Riel, a leader of the Métis people in their resistance against the Canadian government in the Canadian Northwest, remains the most controversial figure in Canadian history.
"Faced with these attacks, let us stand together for freedom, equality, fraternity and peace."
The unity in Portugal has been made possible by a very evident left turn on the part of the Socialist Party.
If there is a lesson to be drawn from the Nov. 1 Turkish elections, it is that fear works.
Last Monday's election was historic for Canada's First Nations community.