Port-of-Spain, Jan 25 (IANS) Kamla Persad-Bissessar has become the first woman in Trinidad and Tobago to become the top leader of any political party in the country. She emerged victorious in the battle for the top post of opposition United National Congress.
Monday, January 25, 2010 5:20:02 PM
Guatemala City, Jan 25 (IANS/EFE) A Guatemalan court has issued an arrest warrant for former president Alfonso Portillo, who is being investigated for corruption and whose extradition has been requested by the US so that he can be brought to trial there for money laundering, judicial officials said.
Monday, January 25, 2010 10:31:52 AM
Port-au-Prince, Jan 24 (DPA) A young man has been found alive under the rubble of a hotel in Haiti's capital, 11 days after a massive earthquake that left much of Haiti in ruins, television broadcaster CNN reported Saturday.
Sunday, January 24, 2010 5:28:54 AM
Nairobi/Abuja, Jan 22 (DPA) Nigeria's Federal High Court Friday gave a two-week deadline to the West African nation's cabinet to decide whether President Umaru Yar'Adua is fit to continue as leader.
Friday, January 22, 2010 7:26:53 PM
Bogota, Jan 22 (IANS/EFE) Colombia's coffee production was the lowest in three decades last year due to adverse weather conditions and low fertiliser use, the National Federation of Coffee Growers (FNC) said.
Friday, January 22, 2010 5:20:43 AM
Geneva, Jan 22 (DPA) Brazilian midfielder Kaka will be among some of the world's leading footballers of the past and present at a match Monday to raise money for the victims of the earthquake in Haiti, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) said Thursday.
Friday, January 22, 2010 1:11:24 AM
Tegucigalpa/Santo Domingo, Jan 21 (DPA) Honduras' de facto leader Roberto Micheletti planned to leave the presidential palace in Tegucigalpa definitively Thursday, although he would retain power and govern from home.
Thursday, January 21, 2010 11:54:24 PM
Stockholm, Jan 21 (DPA) The Swedish government Thursday said it would close six of its embassies, including five in Europe, this year and open 10 new embassies.
Thursday, January 21, 2010 6:48:44 PM
Bogota, Jan 21 (DPA) Colombian and French aid workers rescued a 22-day-old baby-girl, after she spent a week in the rubble of the devastating quake in Haiti, the Bogota Fire Department said Wednesday.
Thursday, January 21, 2010 1:13:06 AM
Port-au-Prince, Jan 20 (DPA) UN troops in the Haitian capital, whose presence broadened Tuesday a week after the earthquake, had been asked to recover cash from collapsed bank wreckage, a Haitian government official said.
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 5:50:48 AM
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