Cuba's infant mortality rate (IMR) for 2014 was 4.2, unchanged from the previous year and again the lowest in Cuban history.
There is a trade war in oil and fossil fuels. It has four causes I can identify.
Racism and fascism are real dangers here and elsewhere. One can hope that this weapon of biting sarcasm will at least rein in the PEGIDA danger.
The Cubans greeted the victory of the Revolution with rejoicing and a burst of energy as they put their shoulders to the wheel of building a new society on socialist principles.
The Caribbean Community, known as CARICOM, has once more called for an end to the U.S. blockade of Cuba.
The coming to power of President Hassan Rouhani was sold, both nationally and internationally, as a turning point in the politics of Iran.
A concern has been raised about the fate of Assata Shakur, an African-American activist who was given political asylum by the government of Fidel Castro in 1982.
Since the war between Israel and the surrounding Arab states, the mantra for many Israeli politicians has been "Jerusalem, the united and undivided eternal capital of Israel."
The attack drew condemnation from around the world, with even Taliban militants in neighbouring Afghanistan decrying the killing as "un-Islamic."
The 16th Meeting of Communist and Workers' Parties was hosted with elegant patience by the Communist Party of Ecuador.