A former commando known as 'Comandante Jahob' says he is rearming a group of contras to oppose the reelection of President Daniel Ortega. Former contra leaders and ex-military intelligence tell the Monitor it would be a mistake for the military to dismiss the threat.
Brazil owned its South American neighbor, Chile, for the better part of 90 minutes in the Brazil vs Chile match. The Netherlands, however, may be a different story.
Brazil soundly beat Ivory Coast 3-1. The victory leaves the African nations struggling to get a team into the next round. But Brazil's Kaká faces a one game suspension.
The official World Cup 2010 soccer ball, the Jabulani, is terrible, say players. Its flight is unpredictable and has produced some of the lowest scoring early matches in World Cup history.
A well-deserved goal late in the Brazil vs. North Korea game gave the Koreans some solace from a performance that was far from disgraceful against soccer juggernaut, Brazil.
This week's arrest of Cancun mayor Gregorio Sanchez, who was running for governor, is prompting accusations that Mexico's President Felipe Calderon is targeting opposition party officials in his war against corruption and drug cartels. What does the record show?