Second in a three-part series.If there's one place that has come to illustrate the perils confronting the hundreds of thousands of migrants crossing Mexico in an attempt to reach the United States, it's San Fernando in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas.Last year, 72 migrants were massacred o
Hours after a surprise return from Cuba Monday, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez rallied a crowd of thousands of supporters Monday night, vowing to win a "battle for life" after undergoing cancer surgery.Chavez addressed the crowd from a balcony of the presidential palace.The Venezuelan president th
The $3.2 billion HidroAysen project is a controversial hydroelectric dam complex planned for Chile. The project’s five dams would flood almost 15,000 acres of Patagonian wilderness. Getting the power to market would require transmission lines to gauge a 1,200 mile swath through the forest.
Venezuela's colorful and bombastic leader has reappeared after a long public absence.President Hugo Chavez, who frequently goes on air to accuse the U.S. of plotting against him, hadn't been seen since June 10 when he underwent surgery in Cuba.