The Freedom House report on Cuba released today finds that Cubans see real economic change there, and more Cubans now would rather work for themselves than hold once-prized state jobs.
A big drop in illegal immigration seems to be taking place along the US-Mexico border. Some attribute this to rising prosperity in Mexico, but other more influential factors are in play.
The day after Muammar Qaddafi was killed, Libyans are celebrating – but a tough road lies ahead for the country, which has little experience with self-governance.
Some 40,000 Thai Army troops have been deployed to build flood walls, set up sandbags, and help evacuations, but citizens are beginning to express frustration with the government response.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez returned to Caracas Thursday to tell the nation he has recovered from cancer after being treated in Cuba and saying that 'Socialism is the way of Christ.'
Jon Bon Jovi's new restaurant will help the hungry. But it's no 'soup kitchen,' he says.
Shaky video shows that Muammar Qaddafi was taken alive, but injured, and there are credible reports that one of his sons died with him.
Muammar Qaddafi's government was one of a kind, with no independent institutions. That means Libya's new government has nothing, good or bad, to build on.