From the resilience and courage of the miners to the remarkable rescue effort 2,000 feet above them, the miner rescue proves that ingenuity and determination can triumph over a huge challenge.
10/13/2010 04:14 pm
Chile mine rescue efforts have helped pull together a geographically disparate, class-conscious, and often individualistic country.
10/12/2010 07:29 am
While Arizona's anti-immigrant law gets all the attention, countries around the world are pursuing tough immigration polices on a scale rarely seen in history.
10/09/2010 10:21 am
Mario Vargas Llosa, who was awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize for Literature, was interviewed by the MONITOR in 1977. Llosa spoke about literature and politics in the Latin America region. He criticized US politics, called Fidel Castro's Cuban revolution "a great deception," and said he found Latin American writers to be socially and politically committed than those in the US.
10/07/2010 04:28 pm
In Pictures Pumpkin patch
Mexican Independence Day marks the 200th anniversary of freedom from Spanish rule. This year, five Latin American countries mark their bicentennials by taking stock of progress and challenges ahead.
09/15/2010 04:22 pm
Obama moves to ratify free trade agreements with Colombia, South Korea, and Panama.
09/07/2010 04:50 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 08/23
Oliver Stone talks about his two latest films, “South of the Border” and “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps.”
08/03/2010 04:35 pm
In the Afghanistan war, it's quantity vs. quality: The USAID battle for hearts and minds is being lost just as President Obama's 'civilian surge' prepares to more than double annual assistance to $5 billion.
07/28/2010 08:34 pm