He blamed a woman's death on her "vulgar behavior" — and resigned following backlash over his comments. But will this change attitudes toward Carnival in Trinidad and Tobago?
Legislators in the state of Victoria have imposed strict new rules on public protesters. Critics say it's an effort to clamp down on long-running protests. In Sri Lanka, it's hard to hold onto an executioner, even though no one has been executed for nearly 40 years. And Caribbean dads fight to be present when their kids are born, in today's Global Scan.
Fathers are routinely denied the right to be present for the birth of their children in Trinidad and Tobago, and in many other Caribbean territories.
Robert Mugabe turns 90 this week and he has been ruling Zimbabwe for 34 years. To his critics, Mugabe is a revolutionary-turned-tyrant, but to his psychiatrist, Dr. Peric, he's just another patient. Or at least that's the premise of the off-Broadway play "Breakfast with Mugabe."