In Latin America, incumbents increasingly dominate
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is on track to completing at least 20 years in power, and supporters such as street bookseller Cristina Tovar say they're glad to have him in charge. Tovar has signed up to receive new public housing, and the government has
Argentine leader orders insurers how to invest
economic controls, including a mandate that insurance companies sharply increase their investing inside Argentina. President Cristina Fernandez is proposing that Congress put her government in charge of the currently self-regulated stock and commodities markets
Argentina to Require Insurance Companies to Invest in Public Works
than ARS7 billion ($1.47 billion) through mid 2013. The imposition on the insurance industry, unveiled by President Cristina Kirchner in a speech late Monday, comes as the government looks for ways to boost economic growth through "counter-cyclical
New Jersey police eye possible link between Autumn Pasquale's death and recent rash of abduction attempts
Police in northern New Jersey are probing a possible link between a recent string of abduction attempts and the death of 12-year-old Autumn Pasquale, whose body was found stuffed inside a recycling container in the southern part of the state.
Argentina Shale Gas Investment Hinges On Stable Regulations - Executives
proven a major impediment to attracting significant money to Argentina's oil and gas industry. Earlier this year, President Cristina Kirchner expropriated a 51% stake in Argentina's largest oil and gas producer, YPF SA (YPF, YPFD.BA), from Spain's
Green company that got $129M in stimulus nixes Chinese deal, files for bankruptcy
government and other operations that weren't purchased by Johnson Controls. Subsidiaries outside the U.S. were not included in the bankruptcy filing. FoxNews.com's Cristina Corbin and the Associated Press contributed to this report.
Tibetans setting themselves ablaze to protest China rule at rate of one a week
Tibetans' fundamental human rights are being ignored by international leaders who are afraid of risking their relationships with China," added Brigden. FoxNews.com's Cristina Corbin and The Associated Press contributed to this report.
Press group says violence threatens Americas media
state-run and private media mechanisms used to slander and carry out dirty campaigns." IAPA criticized Argentine President Cristina Fernandez for failing to appear at news conferences and said her plans to "advance against the audiovisual media of the Clarin
Cadaver dogs hunt for fugitive Eugene Palmer in New York park after report of foul odor
Authorities are using cadaver dogs to search a section of a New York state park Wednesday for a 73-year-old fugitive suspected of gunning down his daughter-in-law three weeks ago before disappearing into the wilderness.