Mexico's federal prosecutor's office discovered on YouTube photos of the alleged leader of the Tijuana Cartel, showing him posing on a beach and riding in a boat, and reposted them on its Most-Wanted website.
On the first anniversary of the Haiti earthquake, global disaster relief is under the microscope. A $15-billion-a-year industry with 250,000 workers, the stakes are high – but from each tsunami, quake, hurricane, and drought, we learn what works and what doesn't.
Monitor staff writers and correspondents in each of the world's regions share what they expect to be top headlines in 2011.
Outdoor displays of Christmas lights get more sophisticated as homeowners put on audio-visual shows for their neighbors – and visitors from miles around.
While poverty has grown in the United States, it's been shrinking in Central and South America.
Current leaders of Mexico and Colombia were relieved that Prop 19 failed, but former leaders feel more free to express their support of relaxing drug laws.
Latin America's transition to democracy seems well established, with credible elections this year throughout the region. The recent Ecuador uprising underscores how dangers remain.
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.
To many it comes as little surprise that Mexican authorities have yet to recover the body of American tourist David Hartley, allegedly shot by Mexican 'pirates' on Falcon Lake.
The US apologized today for a series of medical experiments about sexually transmitted diseases it carried out in Guatemala in the 1940s. A Wellesley College professor discovered the project.