• The Aug. 20 seizure pulled back the curtain on Nicaragua's role as a conduit between South American cocaine producers and the Mexican drug cartels.

    People who attempted to enter Nicaragua posing as Mexican journalists, are presented during a media briefing after being arrested in Managua August 24, 2012.
    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 2:00 AM EST
  • Vendors wash their vegetables in a river at La Visite National Park, Haiti, preparing them for sale at a street market in Port-au-Prince.

    In the case of La Visite National Park, officials had nowhere to settle the squatters they were trying to evict.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 12:00 AM EST