30 Aug 2012

Haiti: How Much More Can it Fail?

Since the 2004 coup d’etat of Jean-Bertrand Aristide and the 2006 installation of René Préval, Haiti underwent profound chaos and political instability coupled with a dire economic climate which left 86 percent of Port-au-Prince residents living in slum conditions. Then, in January 2010, a 7.0 earthquake left 1.5 million people

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09 Apr 2012

Costa Rica diplomat is latest Venezuela kidnap victim

“Kidnappers have seized a Costa Rican diplomat in the latest high-profile abduction in crime-plagued Venezuela, authorities of both countries said on Monday.” (Source: Costa Rica diplomat is latest Venezuela kidnap victim | Reuters.)

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