Presidents of Colombia Juan Manuel Santos, right, and Ecuador ...
Dec 3rd, 2011
(AP) - Presidents of Colombia Juan Manuel Santos, right, and Ecuador Rafael Correa embrace before the group photo of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States, CELAC, summit in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Dec. 2, 2011. CELAC members are gathering in a two-day, 33-nation summit welcoming countries from Brazil to Jamaica, adding one more bloc to a region with other smaller organizations like Unasur, Mercosur and the Caribbean Community. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan) -
By Brian Winter BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - When a million angry Argentines flooded the streets earlier this month to protest her government, President Cristina Fernandez decided to post a message on Twitter. And another. And then another. "Yes, I'm a bit stubborn, and I'm also old. But in the end, it's lucky to arrive at old age, ... [Full Article]
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) - Cutting through the shadows of moonlight, three brothers climb out of a truck and trudge slowly, silently toward a dark hill. There, wrapped in a blanket, they find the body of their father. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By Jonathan Kaminsky OLYMPIA, Washington (Reuters) - With Washington state about to embark on a first-of-its-kind legal market for recreational marijuana, the budding ranks of new cannabis growers face a quandary over what to do with the excess stems, roots and leaves from their plants. Susannah Gross, who owns a five-acre farm north of Seattle, is... [Full Article]
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Conservative religious lawmakers in Afghanistan blocked legislation on Saturday aimed at strengthening provisions for women's freedoms, arguing that parts of it violate Islamic principles and encourage disobedience. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]