Monitor staff writers and correspondents in each of the world's regions share what they expect to be top headlines in 2011.
Brazil's President-elect Dilma Rousseff is the latest in a power surge of women in global leadership positions.
One of five members of the Air Force Academy Wings of Blue parachute team jumps into the Rocket Garden at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex which is celebrating Air Force Week. The Air Force Week program offers men and women of the United States Air Force the unique opportunity to share their experiences with members of the local community.
Former Argentine President Nestor Kirchner – whose wife, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, is the current president – died of an apparent heart attack today.
Nestor Kirchner, former president of Argentina, died Wednesday. Kirchner was married to the current Argentine president, Cristina Fernandez.
Oliver Stone talks about his two latest films, “South of the Border” and “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps.”
Mexico City, the first city in Latin America to legalize gay marriage, has offered a free vacation to the first gay married couple in Argentina, which became the first country in Latin America to approve gay marriage.
Argentina today became the first country in Latin America to embrace same-sex marriage nationwide. Until now, only cities had legalized such rights, as did Mexico City in December.
The adopted children of Ernestina Herrera de Noble, the largest shareholder in Argentina media conglomerate Grupo Clarin, are being forced to undergo DNA testing to find out if their mother was one of those 'disappeared' during Argentina's dirty war.
In Argentina, and elsewhere in Latin America, victims of brutal dictatorships are finally getting their day in court. But by trying former officials who were given amnesty, are nations reopening old political wounds?