Regions / Latin America & Caribbean
Worker's Party (PT) candidate, Dilma Rousseff, will be the first woman president in Brazilian history.
Cuba belongs in the U.S. circle of friends.
The UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security just turned 10 years old -- but few nations are helping it meet its goals of involving women in peacemaking and peacekeeping.
There appears to be little hope for meaningful action at the November/December climate change talks in Cancun, Mexico
Argentine leader Nestor Kirchner refused to pay back international creditors and became a hero in the Global South, writes columnist Walden Bello.
The key to Brazil's future lies in social movements not politics.
Its symbolic importance to Latin America cannot be under-estimated.
Nestor Kirchner revived his country's economy.
Dilma Rousseff came very close to winning in the first round of voting in Brazil, she ended up on the threshold of the government currently led by Lula de Silva.
The printed word, as historians and archivists and lawyers will tell you, can be very powerful indeed.