The ambassador of Nicaragua to the OAS, Arturo McFields, said that he's afraid for his family's safety, but that he had to stand up to corruption and the inhumane treatment of dissidents. McFields spoke with The World's host Marco Werman from Washington.
Global capacity for geothermal energy has nearly doubled over the past two decades.
Throughout his presidency, Donald Trump has exposed the fragility of democratic institutions, mirroring a global trend in authoritarianism. That will have a lasting effect on the US.
Two hurricanes hit Central America back-to-back in November. Watching as your neighborhood gets ripped apart is a risk for developing depression and anxiety among young people.
Hurricane Iota made landfall Monday in Nicaragua as a Category 4 storm with maximum sustained winds of 155 mph. President Donald Trump reportedly asked his advisers last week for options to attack Iran’s main nuclear site but then decided not to take any action. And, the SpaceX Dragon capsule docked with the International Space Station (ISS) after a 27-hour completely automated journey.
In the mid-1980s, linguists stumbled upon a kind of natural experiment on language creation — a sign language being used by deaf children in Managua that was only a few years old.
The Trump administration can end humanitarian protections that have allowed hundreds of thousands of people from El Salvador, Nicaragua, Haiti and Sudan to remain in the United States, a divided appeals court ruled Monday.
In normal times, millions of small financial transactions take place daily worldwide when immigrants wire a portion of their earnings to loved ones back home. This year, the economic crisis is wrecking that cash flow.
Gas. Bread. A subway ticket: The soaring cost of everyday necessities sparked protests that spiraled into major movements in countries like France, Zimbabwe, Lebanon, Sudan and Chile. Throughout the world, citizens took to the streets in 2019 to rise up against inequality, corruption and bad governance.
For decades now, the evolving role of congressional oversight of US intelligence has involved major clashes and scandals, from the Iran-Contra affair of the 1980s to the intelligence abuses that led to the 2003 war in Iraq.
Millions of Cubans took to the streets on Wednesday in protest over new sanctions imposed on the Caribbean island by the Trump administration and US efforts to topple the government of socialist ally Venezuela.