Assange defends the publishing of classified diplomatic cables as a right to freedom of expression, but turned to a country that has been accused of limiting press freedom in recent years.
But much of the world would be wrong, according to recent study. China still lags far behind the US in GDP and personal wealth.
Environmental consciousness may be on the rise in Brazil, but only 22 percent of Brazilians know what Rio+20 – the global sustainability conference they are hosting – is, writes a guest blogger.
The treaty says an attack against any country in the hemisphere will be treated as an attack against all. The withdrawal of four countries is symbolic of regional power shifts, writes a blogger.
Tomás Borge was the last living founder of Nicaragua’s Sandinista Front for National Liberation (FSLN).
Freedom of the press is under threat in much of the Americas, according to a Freedom House report.