America as divided as ever after first 100 days of Trump Presidency, as reported in The Guardian
The headline grabbed my attention: “Americans have become lazy and it’s hurting the economy.”
Lazy? Now there’s a four-letter word you rarely hear Americans use to describe themselves.
The Mexican municipality of Sombrerete, declared a Cultural Heritage of Humanity site in 2010, went from being an old, abandoned mining town to a tourist destination that combines the beauty of colonial architecture with ecotourism.
The town of El Torno, in Colombia's northern province of Sucre, was seriously affected by flooding, which destroyed crops and homes, but today the community of 600 residents is an example of resilience and sustainable adaptation to climate change.
The mystical power that many attribute to the masks of the fighters begins in the patient hands of a seamstress who has dedicated his life to give a face to the Mexican superheroes.
At America’s core, you’ll find two competing beliefs about citizen power. On the one hand, Americans cherish the idea that one person can create social change. But there is also the sense that -- to quote Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders -- the game is rigged.
In the Chilean city of Antofagasta, the country's mining epicenter, thousands of families from Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela, Colombia, Paraguay and the Dominican Republic live in poverty. The came here attracted by the copper "supercycle," which raised the price of the metal to $4 per pound in 2008. EFE/Mario Ruiz
The President of the United States said Sunday he was sad to hear about the terrorist attacks on two Coptic Christian churches in Egypt and hoped that the Egyptian President will respond in the right way.
The U.S.-led forces battling the Islamic State in Syria have sharply reduced airstrikes as they await a possible response from Russian and Syrian government forces to President Trump’s missile strike on a Syrian base last week.
During early hours of Friday (Damascus time), the United States government deployed a bombing to an airbase in central Syria.