Latin American cities have been using urban farming to address issues such as poverty and food insecurity. For instance, Lima, Peru, has implemented urban farming techniques such as water treatment plants to treat the city's wastewater.
Ted Cruz book contract, reported to be $1.5 million, is a big advance to give a political figure who does not have much name recognition – not yet, anyway. Here's why the publisher's gamble may pay off.
Former President Castro was seen publicly in Cuba for the first time in nine months.
Could a willingness to read more widely and deeply make Americans more open to each other, more willing to embrace difference?
Democrats complained that GOP Sen. Ted Cruz was attempting to upstage South Africa’s planned proceedings for Nelson Mandela. But some other aspects of US politics might have been factors.
Elian Gonzalez: As Elian Gonzalez claims his place on the world stage once again, this blogger takes comfort in his triumph: 'While we may want an easier, safer, freer path for our children, the more difficult way is often what makes rather than breaks them.'
The handshake between Presidents Obama and Castro at Nelson Mandela's memorial in South Africa didn't cause much of a stir in Cuba. Here's why.