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Power and politics have their effect on Guatemala's historic genocide trial.
In a week of remarkable events and reversals in Guatemala, the genocide trial of former dictator Efrain Rios Montt came to an abrupt halt on April 18.
The opportunity to redesign U.S. policy towards Cuba will not last forever.
Welcome, Beyonce and Jay-Z, to the club of those anathematized and cursed by the McCarthyist embargo supporters.
Pope Francis' passivity in the face of the brutal Argentine military government fails to inspire confidence.
An Argentinian fatwa, a blustering Saddam Hussein.
Jorge Bergoglio may have acted cowardly during Argentina's Dirty War, but at least he addresses the growing gap between the rich and poor.
Jorge Mario Bergoglio's election to the papacy further tarnishes the position -- and the Church.
His dalliances with the likes of Gaddafi and Assad may have soured the Arab public on a figure with whom it was disposed to be sympathetic.
What scared Washington most about Chavez was not his failures or idiosyncrasies. It was his success.