Cuban President Raúl Castro has joined the growing ranks of world leaders inspired by Pope Francis's message of compassion and humility.
Canadians are stunned that Alberta voted out Conservatives in favor of the NDP, a left-wing party. The switch could have a profound impact on Canada's energy industry.
In 2009, then-President Zelaya was ousted by politicians and military officials who believed he was trying to change the Constitution to hold on to power. Now, the Constitutional Court, which is friendly to the ruling party, has made reelection legal.
In 2003, the opposition signed a petition to recall Chávez, but many later faced government repercussions. Now, a similar idea has been proposed for Venezuelans who don't sign a petition against US sanctions - and people are falling in line.