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Haiti's reconstruction still has a long ways to go, but needed development industry reforms can go a long way toward strengthening local government and providing jobs for Haitians not just outsiders.
American officials have been slow to recognize and treat mental health disorders in Guantanamo detainees.
China and the United States are going head to head in Latin America, but the United States still has the edge.
Prior to Sunday's election, over 50% of the people of Peru claimed they would vote for neither Ollanta Humala nor Keiko Fujimori.
Ollanta Humala and Keiko Fujimori will face each other in a second-round vote on June 5.
Eleven percent of the electorate is still undecided.
The UN Cancun climate talks established the groundwork for the Green Climate Fund to help poor nations address climate change.
At the same time that the United States is praising democracy in the Middle East, it is helping to suppress it in Honduras.
Except for populist Ollanta Humala, Peru's presidential candidates leave the public cold.
At the end of December, the first popular uprising in the region against a government of the left took place in Bolivia.