If Nicaragua’s sluggish opposition is waiting for Uncle Sam to swoop in like Superman to rescue Lady Democracy from the grips of mustachioed villain Daniel Ortega, they’re in for a long wait.
Nicaragua's Daniel Ortega is finishing his second term in office, the maximum allowed under the Constitution. But on Saturday he accepted the Sandinista Party's nomination to run again.
Survivor gets a new twist in its 22nd season as castaways will get a second chance at the title of sole survivor. Still, opening opposite American Idol Wednesday night hurt Survivor ratings.
Lionesses stand in a cage in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. With help from Bolivian government officials, 25 lions were rescued from traveling circuses in Bolivia by the nongovernmental organization Animal Defenders International. Bolivian law prohibits the use of wild animals in public performances.
José Gabriel Garmendia, a former contra who last year launched a one-man insurrection against President Daniel Ortega's government, allegedly died in the Nicaraguan mountains Sunday after being shot.
The International Court of Justice is expected to rule any day on a Costa Rica-Nicaragua border dispute. The case has caused the 'Switzerland of Central America' to reexamine its commitment to disarmament.
Cocaine-stuffed Easter eggs were intercepted by customs at the Los Angeles International Airport in Dec. 2010.
It's easy to spend everything you make, but what if you didn't? Re-examine the balance between your income and your expenses.
Monitor staff writers and correspondents in each of the world's regions share what they expect to be top headlines in 2011.