Ecuador is expelling US Ambassador Heather Hodges over critical comments in a WikiLeaks cable. Her ouster follows the resignation last month of the US ambassador to Mexico over another controversial cable.
Ecuador's president Rafael Correa discusses political and social change in Ecuador, the possibilities for Peru under new leadership, and US arrogance and dominance toward Latin America.
During Friday prayers in Tehrir Square, prayers are raised to those who lost their lives to the violence.
Christian Niccum (l.) and Jayson Terdiman of the US start in the ice channel during the doubles luge World Cup qualification sprint race in Altenberg, Germa. They placed 4th.
Monitor staff writers and correspondents in each of the world's regions share what they expect to be top headlines in 2011.
Twitter announced its top 10 most 'powerful' tweets of 2010. Is this communication tool coming of age?
WikiLeaks' trove of 250,000 cables will probably not damage US relations in Latin America, experts say, but some regional leaders are seizing the opportunity to lambast the Washington.
Latin America's transition to democracy seems well established, with credible elections this year throughout the region. The recent Ecuador uprising underscores how dangers remain.
The Chilean miners' ability to survive 17 days trapped underground without outside contact could spur future rescue missions to persevere when hope seems lost.
While the Ecuador government says pay raises for military and police are unrelated to the Sept. 30 unrest, some observers see it as a way for Rafael Correa to shore up military and police support.