He was an outspoken advocate for the poor who was martyred in 1980.
On this date in 1935, José Alberto Mujica Cordano was born in Montevideo, Uruguay.
As the Rohingyas have fled Burma in often unseaworthy boats, they have found themselves barred from landing in other countries.
The election was for the presidency of the "Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus," an entity held to be illegal by the U.N.
Sixteen Democratic members have called on Obama to withdraw sanctions on seven Venezuelan government officials.
The Henry Reeve Brigade is only a small part of Cuba's vast system of medical solidarity help to scores of poorer countries.
The Western Hemisphere emerged from the Summit of the Americas with a new alignment of forces.
Yemen, the small country tucked into the bottom of the Arabian Peninsula, is shattering old alliances and spurring new ones.
Deemed the worst earthquake to hit the nation in 80 years, the death toll has risen to more than 7,500.
So far the U.S. has held back in regard to Venezuela, though it applauds destabilization there.