A bit of news extracted from the early summer edition of "Cartas de Cuba," a roundup of dispatches from Cuba
Ideas from roasted chicken with pomegranate glaze and ginger-marinated lamb to salmon with red wine
An American ambassador writes a short biography of Eritrean president Isaias Afwerki
The Cuban regime reacts to the death of Vilma Espin, wife of acting Cuban dictator Raul Castro
Some of our favorite writers on international affairs recommend their favorite books from 2010 to the world
A strange plane hijacking in Brazil.
An American ambassador chronicles the partying habits of the Uzbekistani President's daughter, Lola Karimova
Uzbekistan's First Daughter, Gulnora Karimova, has begun a media campaign to improve her image, possibly as a step to a presidential run
A look at the five things we're most excited about watching, reading, browsing, and listening to
Pecan-cinnamon wafers, cranberry-honey pinwheel cookies, chocolate meringues, and other sweets for your holiday party
State Department officials visit Caracas' hot new socialist restaurant.
How to neutralize a suit against a pharmaceutical company in Africa.
In preparation for Hosni Mubarak's visit to Washington, A U.S. ambassador profiles the Egyptian president
A 'Lonely Planet' blurb about Turkey's ethnic groups causes a public relations scandal for MasterCard
It's not always easy to get to Zimbabwe.
How South Africa's leaders trained themselves for leadership at Robben Island.
This week's episode pulls out all the holiday cliches, from Santa to the Grinch, but still manages to be enjoyable
Images of Japan's military strike commemorate lives lost 69 years ago today
A State Department official reports a gruesome attack on a Rio de Janeiro bus
A State Department official summarizes a crime committed by Nicaragua's corrupt FLSN regime