Curacao Party Leader Assassinated

Caribbean 360 is reporting that the leader of the largest political party in Curacao's coalition government was shot dead late Sunday...

Brazil's 'Caras Pintadas': The 'New' Face of Democratic Protest

Brazil’s new generation of “caras pintadas,” social media and the new face of democratic protest OPINION by Ian Walcott In 1992 as an...

Colombia: Shakira’s Virtual Baby Shower Rocks

by Nsenga K. Burton Rolling Stone is reporting that celebrated singer Shakira is hosting a virtual baby shower with soccer star boyfriend...

Brazil: President Dilma Rousseff Sworn In

Lisa Alves of The Rio Times is reporting that Brazil president Dilma Rousseff was sworn into her second term on Jan....

‘Dear White People’: Director Justin Simien Has More Stories to Tell

Dear White People is the clever feature debut of Houston native-now-Los Angeles-based writer, producer and director Justin Simien. The winner of...

David Frankham's 'Witness: South Sudan' Debuts on HBO

by Christopher A. Daniel David Frankham takes pride in good storytelling. His HBO Documentary Series, Witness, takes a candid look at the conflict...

Brazil: Sluggish 3rd Quarter Economic Growth Causes Concern

The New York Times' Simon Romero is reporting that Brazil's economic growth has been sluggish in the third quarter. Romero writes: "Brazil’s...

Uruguay: Congress Passes Abortion Bill By Slim Margin

The BBC and The Associated Press are reporting that after a vote by Congress late Tuesday night, Uruguay is well on its...

African Diaspora: New Year's Eve Traditions

  In a photo gallery, Chantal Martineau of the Huffington Post shares different New Year's Eve traditions that occur throughout the African...

Japan Attempts to Recover Influence in Brazil

Bloomberg is reporting that the country of Japan is attempting to recover its influence in the country of Brazil. Juan Pable Spinetto of...

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