Critics of Colombia President Álvaro Uribe's decision to sign the accord say it is 'unbalanced' for Colombia. Far-left and moderate leaders alike have expressed concerns about an increasing US presence in the region.
The Honduras deal, which calls for national unity government and agreement on Nov. 29 elections, pushes back against the dominant narrative of waning US clout in region.
A US delegation held talks with Honduran leaders Zelaya and Micheletti Wednesday. With the Nov. 29 presidential elections end the crisis?
Commodities-hungry China is pulling Brazil, Chile, and others out of recession. But Mexico and Central America, dependent on US sales, are lagging.
As exploring the heavens becomes more expensive, many experts think it is time for nations to band together to push humanity to the next threshold of space exploration.
Spending on Afghan war could be putting the dollar in increasingly perilous position
Valery Kashkin (front) and Valentina Rumyantseva pose for photographers during a photo call for the Moscow State Circus's upcoming show in west London, on Wednesday. The show runs until Nov. 31.
The Amazon Rainforest is one of 28 sites picked as finalists in a global poll to name the New Seven Wonders of Nature, conducted by the Swiss nonprofit New7Wonders Foundation. The Brazilian Amazon, pictured here, harbors 40 percent of all remaining tropical rainforest, playing a vital role in global biodiversity and in protecting the earth's climate.
A German Greenpeace activist fixes a poster which reads, 'In Copenhagen 2009, Mrs. Merkel make history: Save the climate,' on the golden Victoria statue atop Berlin's Victory Column on Friday.
Ferrari Formula One driver Felipe Massa of Brazil drives into the pits during the first practice session for the United States F1 Grand Prix in Indianapolis, Ind.