OPINION: Cuba and Venezuela are not enemies

The Obama administration did the right thing when they ordered the closing of the Guantanemo torture prison, and restored the right of US Cubans to travel and send remittances to their relatives on the island nation.

India gets ready for 'Third Front' in polls

Indian voters cast their ballots in round one of parliamentary elections on Thursday amid Maoist violence that left at least 17 dead. In the first of five phases, over 140 million people voted in large swathes of northern and eastern India, including impoverished rural areas affected by violent insurgencies.

Mexican literature at the crossroads of three cultures

Mexican literature, guest of honour at the 2009 Paris Book Fair, feeds on indigenous, Latin American, and international influences, presenting a literary production that could make one appreciate globalisation.

South Africa: New ideas at 4th national AIDS conference

DURBAN, (PlusNews) - South Africa's fourth national AIDS conference opened in the east-coast city of Durban this week with calls to scale up AIDS programming in a country that still has a long way to go in reversing the epidemic.