As is widely known, the present financial crisis, a crisis of the system itself, has hit parts of Europe particularly hard.
Tunisia was the site of the first blooming of the "Arab Spring." The assassination of Tunisian leftist politician Chokri Belaid by unknown gunmen has thrown this North African country into turmoil.
The bloodshed may be just starting.
Tunisia's union confederation called off the first planned nationwide general strike in 35 years at the last minute after the government yielded in talks with union leaders.
U. S. opinion surveys show majority support, even among Cuban-Americans, for normal U.S.-Cuba relations.
"It has cost us almost 70-80 years to have a meeting together with peoples of the Caribbean and without the boss from the North."
Former general and president Efrain Rios Montt will face charges for genocide and crimes against humanity.
There were tweets every minute and soon tens of thousands of electronic messages - all about sexual harassment and sexism in general.