The U.S. built a communications network designed to undermine the communist government in Cuba, built with secret shell companies and financed through foreign banks.
Paraguayan labor federations and small farmer organizations launched a general strike on March 26. Some 90 percent of workers in Asuncion honored the strike.
The crisis in the Ukraine continues to be big news here in Germany, on front pages and screens.
The 400 Cuban doctors are part of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's "More Doctors" program joined, by several hundred physicians from Uruguay, Argentina, Spain, and Portugal and 1096 from Brazil itself.
The two discussed the plight of the poor as well as regions of conflict and the elusive nature of peace around the world.
The awarding of rights to develop a major natural gas find in the Black Sea may have strongly predisposed Russia to support the referendum which resulted in the reunion of Crimea with Russia.
For the second time, Michelle Bachelet was sworn in as president of Chile, Mar. 11. Bachelet's first term as president of Chile ran from 2006 to 2010.
Commenting on Ukrainian developments, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius pooh-poohed the idea that there is a fascist danger.
Is the Russian occupation of the Crimea a case of aggressive expansionism by Moscow or aimed at blocking a scheme by NATO to roll up to Russia's western border?
With violent anti-government protests continuing since early February, the idea of Venezuelans "protesting peacefully" reflects media bias.