President Sarkozy's launches his project Sunday of building a 44-state union in the region.
In Colombia, rescued soldiers and policemen were welcomed with cheers and a mariachi band.
As more people opt for fewer car trips, carpooling, and public transportation, environmentalists point out that high fuel prices are also leading to reduced carbon emissions.
A new CD from Carla Bruni may produce another boost for Nicolas Sarkozy's presidency. Meanwhile, the French media struggle with objectivity.
Tending an organic farm is exhausting and exhilarating.