Cuba, as always, was not invited to the Summit of the Americas in Colombia this weekend. But its participation at future meetings could become a major issue.
President Obama could take the high road and allow Cuban President Raul Castro to observe the Summit of the America's in Cartagena, writes guest blogger Anya Landau French.
The Ecuadorian court suspended the libel hearing today, amid international criticism that President Rafael Correa is quashing free speech.
Part 5 of the surprisingly upbeat state of the world: Women's lot rises as the gender gap narrows worldwide.
Some 41,000 land mines left over from a 1995 skirmish still litter the Peru-Ecuador border. The two nations' cooperative efforts to remove them is setting a global standard.
Amid intimidation, news outlets are also unable to tell the 'positive' stories out of Mexico, which a new report calls the fifth most dangerous environment in the world for journalists.