His Young Men’s Success Series engages vulnerable young men from some of Boston’s toughest neighborhoods teaching money management skills and offering academic advising, summer job placement services, and educational field trips.
Previously, only labs that processed coca into cocaine had been found in Mexico - not plantations. The seizure of 1,639 coca plants raises concerns that it could be a test of the viability of reducing dependence on South American suppliers.
Colombia is working hard to shed its image as a war-torn drug haven, and it's emerged as a regional tourism destination. But it's undergoing a more subtle shift as well, building a reputation as an LGBT-friendly hotspot.
President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday proposed to give Muslims in the south the ability to run their own government under their own flag, part of a peace plan aimed at ending a four-decade rebellion that has killed 150,000 people.