The four charged that they had been arrested for participating in demonstrations calling for political reform, ending corruption and providing services to the people.
So far 2011 is proving to be an eventful year for Myanmar, formerly known as and still generally called Burma.
A strike by teachers in Honduras, which has led to a confrontation with the right-wing government, could have riipple effects.
Many are urging authorities to stop deportations until after the Haitian cholera epidemic has subsided.
On Feb. 24, the Mexican Senate by a vote of 86 to 0 passed a new comprehensive immigration law decriminalizing the presence of undocumented migrants in Mexico.
In the year after Porfirio Lobo became president of Honduras the disaster for the Honduran people has become clear.
Nearly 100 students, faculty and local residents turned out Feb. 8 at Howard University for a panel discussion on the Cuban Five.
Apple, famous for its Mac computers and iPhones, spends millions to create the image of a benevolent corporate giant that, while making money, does more than its part to better the world.
Center and left Israelis, including political parties and human rights organizations, warn that Israel hasn't learned the lessons of the 1950s McCarthyite hysteria in the U.S.
In Washington, business interests are pushing the Obama administration to submit a U.S.-Colombia free trade agreement for congressional approval. Yet terror prevails under the new regime of President Juan Manuel Santos