A change in public perception, some say, could go a long way toward securing rights for people with disabilities – and at the Paralympics, scores of spectators might finally get the memo.
Dilma Rousseff was suspended pending the outcome of her impeachment trial, which some see as democracy in action but others decry as an attempted coup.
Colombian government forces and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia officially ceased hostilities on Monday, an important step in bringing to an end 52 years of conflict between the two groups.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos announced the deal with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) on Wednesday night, after four years of negotiations.
Peace negotiations have concluded, according to local media. Colombia may be just weeks away from the signing of a historic accord.
Attacks on the kingpin's family may signal an escalation in conflict between the Sinaloa and Jalisco New Generation cartels.