The capture and detention of former President Laurent Gbagbo ends last week's military standoff in Côte d'Ivoire, but innumerable challenges remain.
Two sets of realities are opposed: a small, wealthy, U.S.-backed minority and popular mobilization, always in the background, but now gathering new strength.
Paramilitary forces have displaced over four million rural people from 16 million acres of land.
Former Haitian President Jean Bertrand Aristide returned to Haiti this morning after a seven-year period of exile in South Africa.
Wikileaks is the gift that keeps on giving, a cornucopia of surprises for politicians and statespersons worldwide. Now it is Peru's turn.
The legal battle brings to light the tug of war between the sovereignty of an independent nation and the infringement of that right under corporate globalization.
In Washington, business interests are pushing the Obama administration to submit a U.S.-Colombia free trade agreement for congressional approval. Yet terror prevails under the new regime of President Juan Manuel Santos
The National Front for Popular Resistance (FNRP), in Honduras announced that 1.342.876 signatures had been collected calling for a constituent assembly.
Once again, tensions are rising between the right-wing, U.S.-allied government of Colombia and the left-wing government in neighboring Venezuela.
Basil Davidson, the great radical journalist whose books introduced a mass audience to Africa's history, died on July 9 at the age of 95.