Countries like Venezuela have a very specific measure by which to judge the performance of their governments.
While wanting better healthcare, education and an end to government corruption, for most the protests are too violent.
Four years since the devastating earthquake, emotional and psychological damage inflicted on Haitians goes ignored.
Governor of tiny US state says it's time to see addiction as health problem, rather than criminal, as use soars.
Canadian journalists join international campaign to free Al Jazeera's staff detained without charge in Egypt.
Adam Raney finds a country reforming itself - slowly but meaningfully.
Pioneering social-media company has nearly 950 million users worldwide, but fewer and fewer of them are teenagers.
Whoever wins run-off poll to become president of this impoverished, crime-plagued country will have a tough road ahead.
With a capacity for 2,069 inmates, the Porto Alegre prison has twice that number.
Obama will make all the right noises in this annual address, but the whole show has become predictably formulaic.
Government wants to bring child labour law into line with international norms and raise minimum working age to 14.