Plant disease raising high-end coffee price

May 19, 2014

Plant disease raising high-end coffee price

The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to help Central American farmers fight a devastating coffee disease and hold down the price of coffee. At issue is a fungus called coffee rust, which has caused more than $1 billion in damage across Latin America. ...

Jun 5, 2013

At-risk woman denied abortion, has C-section to deliver nonviable baby

In a case that has garnered global attention, doctors performed a cesarean section Monday on a chronically ill Salvadoran woman denied an abortion despite her high-risk pregnancy, an official said. The 22-year-old was in stable condition after undergoing a C-section in the early afternoon, ...

Chavez's 'son' wins election

| Apr 16, 2013

Chavez's 'son' wins election

Venezuela’s acting President Nicolas Maduro rose from bus driver to union activist and foreign minister, and now the man who calls himself Hugo Chavez’s “son” has succeeded his mentor in Sunday’s election. Named by Chavez as his political heir, Maduro ran a campaign that ...