• “Ni una menos” protesters gather outside Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 6/3/15. JUAN MABROMATA/AFP/Getty Images

    The protest movement drew some 200,000 people to a rally on Wednesday in Buenos Aires, Argentina.Americas,Argentina,Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner,domestic violence,femicide,Ni una menos,women,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Jun 04, 2015, 3:10 PM EDT
  • Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and his wife in Caracas on April 13, 2015. FEDERICO PARRA/AFP/Getty Images

    Public sector employees will now work five and a half hours, part of a nationwide electricity rationing plan.Americas,electricity,Nicolas Maduro,oil,rationing,Venezuela,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Apr 29, 2015, 2:40 PM EDT
  • Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner (R) and Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) are seen during a joint press conference at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia on April 23, 2015.

    Leaders signed a series of framework agreements on economic and energy co-operation.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 24, 2015, 2:26 AM EDT
  • Brazilians gather to protest against President Dilma Rousseff and her ruling coalition, in São Paulo's central Avenida Paulista business boulevard, on 12 April, 2015. Some protesters called for her impeachment, others voiced concern over corruption and the economy.

    Demonstrators shouting "Out with Dilma" gathered in over 100 cities in the second major protest this year.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 13, 2015, 7:22 AM EDT
  • Filming 007 film ‘Spectre’ at downtown streets of Mexico City on March 19, 2015. Hector Vivas/STR/LatinContent/Getty Images

    Mexican officials offered $20 million in incentives to film in Mexico and meet some script requirements.Americas,James Bond,Mexico City,Spectre,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Mar 20, 2015, 4:56 PM EDT
  • A prison with a 250 person capacity now holds around 700. Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil, 6/25/15. Mario Tama/Getty Images

    A bill to reduce the criminal age from 18 to 16 was narrowly rejected, but was no panacea anyway.Americas,Brazil,criminal age,Dilma Rousseff,José Eduardo Cardozo,Prison,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Jul 01, 2015, 9:21 AM EDT