Haiti's Cité Soleil is the most notorious slum in the Western Hemisphere, but local residents are picking up shovels and brooms to transform their neighborhood.
President Hugo Chavez has condemned photos of children posing with assault rifles at a pro-government group's event. But the opposition still blames Chavez.
Guest blogger Alex Thurston says the anger follows setbacks for Mali's Army at hand of well-armed Tuareg rebels. Could we see citizen backlash against ethnic Tuaregs?
The founder of Gol, a Brazilian airline that once set out to topple high-cost air travel, is now facing questions on his company's exorbitantly high prices.
Israel's steady stream of warnings against Iran troubles Western leaders, who worry that Israel will act unilaterally.
Anger pulsed through Cairo today after 73 soccer fans were killed in clashes yesterday. The protests may provide an opportunity for civilian politicians to come to grips with the military.