Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/28
Monitor staff writers and correspondents in each of the world's regions share what they expect to be top headlines in 2011.
12/28/2010 02:17 pm
The Chile fire, started by rioting prisoners, has drawn fresh attention to the poor conditions, lack of guards, and gang violence rampant in Latin American jails.
12/17/2010 01:48 pm
In the wake of Argentina and Brazil's formal recognition of a Palestinian state, some are calling on the US to step in with a peace plan of its own.
12/07/2010 04:30 pm
The move follows Brazil days earlier, though some Jewish leaders say they worry about a copycat phenomenon that could be 'counter-productive' to the peace process.
12/07/2010 03:05 pm
Fran Crippen, a 26-year-old Olympic hopeful from a family of prominent swimmers in Philadelphia, died near the end of a World Cup event in the UAE this weekend.
10/25/2010 01:32 pm
Mario Vargas Llosa, who was awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize for Literature, was interviewed by the MONITOR in 1977. Llosa spoke about literature and politics in the Latin America region. He criticized US politics, called Fidel Castro's Cuban revolution "a great deception," and said he found Latin American writers to be socially and politically committed than those in the US.
10/07/2010 04:28 pm
How many people traveled to South Africa to attend the world cup? Not as many as they'd hoped.
10/01/2010 05:05 pm
Global News Blog World university rankings: Brazil schools dominate Latin America, but no 'Harvards'
New US News & World Report’s World's Best Universities rankings place three Brazilian schools among the top 10 Latin American institutions, but the country shouldn't celebrate just yet.
09/24/2010 09:31 am
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 09/02