Peru To Inaugurate 97th President Today

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President-elect Ollanta Humala Tasso News Americas, LIMA, Peru, Thurs. July 28, 2011: Peruvians will inaugurate their 97th President today. President-elect Ollanta Humala Tasso will take the oath of office, just weeks after he defeated Keiko Fujimori, the daughter of imprisoned former president Alberto Fujimori, in the general election. Humala’s inauguration […]

Canadians Heading To Cuba More

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News Americas, HAVANA, Cuba. Thurs. July 28, 2011: Canadian tourists to Cuba have helped the country achieve a growth in the first half of 2011. Canada headed the list of the countries sending more than 1.5 million tourists to the island in the first six months of this year, an […]

Minaj Finds Out Jamaica Does Not Like ‘Cussing’

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News Americas, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. July 28, 2011: Jamaican law enforcement officials have slammed Trinidad-born rapper, Nicki Minaj with a fine. Jamaica Observer reports indicate the rapper was fined for explicit lyrics and “sexually suggestive dance moves” after performing at the 2011 Reggae Sumfest event in Montego Bay, Jamaica on […]

Rihanna Makes Glamour Cover

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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 29, 2011: Sexy Bajan singer Rihanna’s career keeps on shining with the singer scoring the cover of Glamour’s September issue. Rihanna, who will perform in a home coming concert in Barbados on August 5th, is seen on the cover sporting a striking Dolce […]

20 dead, 9 missing in slow-moving Philippine storm

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MANILA, Philippines—Heavy rains and floods battered the northeastern Philippines for a third day Wednesday as the death toll from a slow-moving storm rose to at least 20 with nine others missing. Waist-deep floodwaters swamped the houses of about half a million people, nearly half of the population of eastern…

South Korea landslide leaves 12 dead, 2 missing

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SAM KIM Associated Press= SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Heavy rain sent a landslide barreling into a resort in a northern South Korean town Wednesday, leaving 12 people dead and two others missing, officials said. Eight of those killed in the early morning landslide were college students who had been […]

Norway PM: Attacks response to be ‘more democracy’

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OSLO, Norway (AP) — Norway’s prime minister said Wednesday that the response to twin attacks that have rocked his country will be “more democracy.” Jens Stoltenberg told reporters Wednesday that Norwegians will defend themselves by showing they are not afraid of violence. The vicious attack in the normally placid country […]