The following are some key facts about the elections. In Nicaragua, citizens over 16 years old are eligible to vote, and over 3.4 million of Nicaragua's 5.8 million have registered.
unity councils, with the "main purpose" of "creating and promoting methods of self-governance in each respective region," the report quoted FARC representative Victoria Sandino a.SEE PORTFOLIO
entions. SANTO DOMINGO, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- The Haitian government Wednesday urged the nation to take precautions following continuous heavy rains which have caused flooding in .READ MORE
t of all U.S. retail residential mortgage applications, and has been conducted weekly since 1990. Respondents include mortgage bankers, commercial banks and thrift institutions. W.READ MORE
ut 40,000 U.S. troops in Iraq. Clinton said in addition to a very significant diplomatic presence in Iraq, the U.S. also has military bases in neighboring countries and its ally Tu.READ MORE
Police said an 18-year-old man was shot there. He was injured but his injuries were non-life threatening. The other crime scene was near Brandywine St SE and S Capitol St SE. The .READ MORE
efense Headquarters that these two planes, which are often used to patrol Canada's coastlines and can be used to detect stealth submarines, will provide strategic maritime surveil.READ MORE
monitored the e-mails and phone calls of millions of ordinary Brazilians, as well as the country's president Dilma Rousseff, her top aides and the state oil and gas giant Petrobr.READ MORE
national body necessary to make sure that the consensus is respected," he said. "Consensus does not mean that one nation can choose to apply a veto on a process that other nations .READ MORE
. He would succeed billionaire Michael Bloomberg, who had been mayor of the largest U.S. city for 12 years. Related: New York mayor receives threatening letters containing ricin NE.
ecessor George Ryan was also found guilty of corruption and is now serving a 6.5-year prison sentence. BOGOTA, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- A former Indonesian official involved in a corrup.
y using his feet, according to official daily Granma. At the Copacabana hotel, Hernandez maintained a ball airborne for 3 hours, 16 minutes and 31 seconds, breaking the seated kee .
ange of common concerns from climate change to Middle East peace. President Obama "highlighted his interest in strengthening our partnership with Spain as we seek to confront comm.