I learned that the political left was influential in Costa Rica. But they were divided. A united left could form a winning coalition. The people of Costa Rica deserve nothing less.
Lopez Obrador said he will not recognize a ruling by the top electoral court that the July 1 Mexican presidential elections were fair and clean.
Tuareg separatist rebels and their shaky Islamist allies seized more than half of Mali, setting alarm bells ringing in all of West Africa and beyond.
CODIR is calling for pressure to on the government of of Iran in the case of a school teacher who has been sentenced to death.
There are two tales about the crisis in Syria.
The political opposition is completely barred from the election. Almost all political groupings of democratic orientation have called for a boycott of the sham.
Egypt's military government announced recently that 43 people face prosecution on charges of using foreign money to influence Egyptian politics.
Defenders of the status quo assert that the monarchy is largely symbolic or even little more than a tourist attraction, but its residual powers are real, extensive and undemocratic.
A group of 50 self proclaimed, "rebel students" on September 12 attacked the Santiago offices of the Chilean Communist Party's (CP) Central Committee.
These attitudes were reproduced so grotesquely by the needy inadequates on TV shows such as The Apprentice.