More than 70 countries in the world deploy drones, 16 of them the deadly variety, and many of those drones target rural people living on the margins of the modern world.
"We are arriving in the country we want to change to become a country at peace, a democratic country, a tolerant country."
African National Congress secretary-general Gwede Mantashe voiced ANC concern this week at increasing disunity in trade union federation Cosatu.
The Supreme Electoral Tribunal gave 774,757 votes to National Party presidential candidate Juan Orlando Hernandez and 623, 080 votes to Libre party candidate Xiomara Castro de Zelaya.
On February 2, there will be a presidential election in El Salvador, to replace outgoing left-center President Mauricio Funes.
Nicolas Maduro won Venezuela's presidential election in April by a slim margin, a result still unrecognized by the U.S. government.
The upcoming elections "will test whether Latin America's transition to democracy and social justice will be permitted to advance."
South Africans marched across the country in support of a trade union campaign against electronic tolling on motorways and privatizing roads.
The immigration debate in the United States usually treats the migration of people into this country as something unique. But it is not.
Negotiators at peace talks in Cuba between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) are discussing political prisoners as part of their current agenda item.