As authorities in Mexico and Columbia crack down on the drug trades in their countries and the US-Mexico border becomes harder to sneak across, drug rings are moving their operations into the Caribbean.
11/05/2010 04:53 pm
For Dog Meets World, photographing children becomes an 'entree to interaction.'
10/27/2010 02:12 pm
Hurricane Richard did no major damage to Belize as it weakened into a tropical storm. It is moving into southeastern Mexico.
10/25/2010 09:43 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
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.
10/01/2010 07:28 pm
Meg Whitman, California GOP gubernatorial candidate, is alleged to have employed a housekeeper from 2000 to 2009 even though she knew the woman was in the US illegally. It's a political bombshell for Ms. Whitman. The politics of household employment and immigration have proved tricky before. Here are six prominent cases, plus the allegations against Whitman.
09/29/2010 08:20 pm
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Tropical Storm Matthew could become a hurricane later in the day.
09/24/2010 12:50 pm
Arizona can arrest illegal immigrants now, but then what? Prison and deportation are both too expensive to sustain.
08/30/2010 09:50 am
Google rolled out a new Gmail call functionality this week – and within 24 hours, a million Gmail users had tried out the Google voice service.
08/27/2010 05:20 pm