Prostitution is ambiguous in Brazil — it's not totally legal, or, illegal.The tropical city of Rio de Janeiro has been trying to clean up its image as a place filled with drugs, violence and prostitution in an effort to strengthen its position as a global economic power and as it prepares to host th
Cuba's Raul Castro has outlined hundreds of reform measures in preparation for the big Communist Party Congress that starts this weekend, the first since 1997.Some would entail major changes to Cuba's property laws.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon's administration is vowing to bring the full weight of the government to bear on killers who have been operating in the northern state of Tamaulipas.The declaration comes after at least 116 bodies were discovered in mass graves over the last week in the town of San
Advisory: This story contains a graphic description of violence.Standing in the main foyer of Burges High School in El Paso, Texas, it's easy to think you had accidentally crossed the border into Mexico.
More than four months after Haiti first held presidential elections, the country finally appears to have a new leader.Michel Martelly won 68 percent of the vote in the March 20 runoff, according to preliminary results released Monday night.Martelly, who's also known as Sweet Micky, has never before
Preliminary results for Haiti's long-fought presidential race were expected Monday, and with last month's relatively calm second round of voting, many Haitians have turned their attention to pressing politicians for change.But with unemployment hovering around 80 percent and nearly one million peopl