Two men kiss during the Gay Pride Parade at the Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nov.16, 2014. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

Social media fuels Latin America gay rights movement

It can no longer be denied. Latin America, at least in the most urbanized and populated areas, is coming out. Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay as well as some states in Mexico have already legalized gay marriage....
Pablo Iglesias, secretary general of Spain's Podemos, pictured in Catalonia Dec. 21, 2014. (EPA/Alejandro Garcia)

Austerity backlash spurs Spain’s far-left Podemos

Charismatic leader, populist rhetoric resonate with voters Were Spain to hold a general election today, polling shows that it’s next prime minister might be a pony-tailed 36-year-old political newcomer from...
Protest for the killing of journalist Pablo Medina

Warrant for mayor arrest in Paraguay killings

Prosecutors in Paraguay have issued an arrest warrant for a former mayor accused of killing a journalist and his assistant Oct. 16 after they returned from a reporting assignment in the indigenous settlement...
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Body of missing editor found in Mexico

Police in Mexico's northwestern Sinaloa state have found the half-buried and bullet-riddled body of a local magazine editor missing since Oct. 10. The body of Antonio Gamboa Urias was found Oct. 23. Gamboa...
Turkey: Gezi Park Anniversary

The sound of silence in Turkey

From protests to corruption, Turkish media is finding fewer subjects can be safely covered. A strange thing happened less than a week after militants from the Islamic State in the Levant, or ISIL, seized...
Protest for the killing of journalist Pablo Medina

Paraguayan reporter killed in ambush

A reporter for one of Paraguay's largest independent newspapers and his assistant were killed in an attack in an eastern province known for drug trafficking and timber smuggling. Pablo Medina, a...