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U.S. aids Colombia restore land titles

The U.S. role in the program for the displaced reflects a shift in Plan Colombia. From the plan's inception in 2000 t...

Glacier melt in Peru more than a climate issue

HUARAZ, Peru - Glacier melt hasn't caused a national crisis in Peru, yet. But high in the Andes, rising temperatures ...

Egypt's joy sweeps the Middle East

The announcement of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's exit Friday was too much for Amr Nassef, an Egyptian who ancho...

Border dispute has Costa Rica rethinking its lack of army

An ongoing border dispute between Nicaragua and Costa Rica has pushed the _Switzerland of Central America_ to the bri...

Inflation, old scourge, plagues Argentina again

Inflation in Buenos Aires has been causing prices to rise so fast that store owners have grown tired of updating the ...

Change in Egypt could restore its centrality to the Arab world

'Egypt is the heart of our world,' says an activist in the gulf state of Bahrain. 'It's either the sick man of the Ar...

Cubans savor working for themselves

Eagerly, warily, Cubans are taking up the government_s offer to work for themselves, selling coffee in their front ya...

Is the war creeping into Mexico City?

Two cartels are reportedly fighting over control of several tough suburban municipalities in the state of Mexico, whi...

Egyptians calling for regime change

Many Egyptian protesters came out for the first time, despite fears of violent confrontation as police cracked down h...

Judicial reform essencial to drug war

During her high-profile trip to Mexico, Clinton applauded, on more than one occasion, an ongoing effort in Mexico to ...

More unexpected guests?

Ousted ex-president Jean-Bertrand Aristide said he desires to return to Haiti 'today, tomorrow, at any time.' 'Baby D...

US-China summit: Cooperation

After months of rancor, China is suddenly talking up cooperation on North Korea, the economy, and other difficult iss...

U.N. urges inquiry of migrants_ disappearance in Mexico

MEXICO CITY _ The United Nations top human rights official pressed Mexico on Friday to investigate the disappearance ...

Mexico drug war death toll up 60 percent in 2010. Why?

The government announced that 15,273 people died in the Mexico drug war in 2010. Four years after taking on Mexico_s ...

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