Human activity in deserts is causing more dust to settle on alpine meadows and mountains, speeding snow melt.
Black jazz legends were sent abroad as part of a State Department diplomatic push even while segregation continued back home.
A sluggish economy and raging drug war shook confidence in President Calderón's party.
The US recession and the swine flu outbreak have delivered a one-two punch to Mexico's sources of revenue, threatening gains against poverty made in the past two decades.
Several provinces in Argentina declared a health emergency Tuesday as the number of H1N1 cases continues to rise.
The arrest of a top drug cartel chief in Cancún comes a week after a deadly shootout killed 16 alleged cartel members and two soldiers in Acapulco.
The freeing of more than 50 inmates at a state prison – allegedly by members of a drug cartel – garnered headlines worldwide.
Gerald Martin’s comprehensive biography of Gabriel García Márquez is so complete that we may never need another.