A slew of secret weapons aid Cubans embarking on the arduous overland journey through South and Central America to the United States: smartphones, data plans, and Facebook.
Convicted opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez was allowed only one witness in a trial for inciting violence. Government witnesses numbered nearly 100.
For decades, many of Canada's Aboriginals have viewed voting in federal elections as something foreign. But that changed this year, as a newly galvanized community made their voices heard.