The religious leaders hope the retirement of President Raul Castro would signify 'a moment of change' that accelerates the pace of reform on the Communist-run island
The opposition has denounced the November 26 runoff election between Juan Orlando Hernandez and its candidate, Salvador Nasralla
Gangs and drug trafficking blamed for the rise, which works out to a rate of 12.1 murders per 100,000 inhabitants
Brazil's economy is projected to grow 2 percent this year, according to an annual report released last month
The drop was attributed to a government onslaught against drug traffickers and gangs
Nobel laureate says current president is now 'accomplice' of Fujimori
Bus carrying 57 people headed to Peru's capital when it was struck by a tractor trailer and plunged more than 200 feet, along a narrow stretch of highway known as the 'Devil's Curve'