In Sunday’s congressional and gubernatorial elections in Mexico, the big winner was the formerly ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), which with its ally, the Green Party (PVEM) (a rather conservative party not in good standing with the international “Greens” movement) will likely command an absolute majority in the Chamber of Deputies, the lower house of Congress
Millions across the planet tuned in on their televisions to celebrate Jackson’s life and pay tribute to the pop king at a public memorial held in his honor at the Los Angeles Staples Center July 7. Many claim the Jackson memorial was the biggest event there since the 1984 summer Olympics.
A top-class restaurant was opened inside a prison in Sutton, Surrey, Britain, according to media reports Tuesday. The restaurant, The Clink, is the first commercial one behind the bars in the country.
A plan to slash thousands of jobs and freeze wages at British Airways in an attempt to cut costs hit turbulence on Monday. Jesse Russell reports: On Monday, workers for British Airways rejected a proposal to cut thousands of jobs and freeze worker pay for two years.
Aleida Guevara attracts interest wherever she goes. Fascination with her father Che plays a part, but it is her ability to candidly argue the case of Cuba's revolutionary endeavours that endears her to audiences.
Tegucigalpa, Jul 7 (Prensa Latina) Popular organizations joined in a Front against the coup perpetrated in Honduras are to redouble peaceful rallies to restore the constitutional order in the country.
The International Republican Institute (IRI), considered the international branch of the U.S. Republican Party, and one of the four “core groups” of the congressionally created and funded National Endowment for Democracy (NED), apparently knew of the coup d’etat in Honduras against President Zelaya well in advance.
TEGUCIGALPA, Jul 6 (IPS) - The provisional government that took power in Honduras a week ago closed the airport to all traffic Monday after clashes between the military and supporters of ousted President Manuel Zelaya left at least two people dead and 11 injured Sunday.
In a turn away from years of stalemate and heightened tensions between the U.S. and Russia over nuclear weapons, President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev agreed Monday to reduce U.S. and Russian stockpiles of nuclear warheads to as few as 1,500 each, lower than any existing arms control agreement.
The swine flu virus is now unstoppable, according to the experts. We're no longer in the prevention phase - treatment is now the name of the game.