Nicaragua: Non-Sandinistas Need Not Apply

In Nicaragua, being a member of the ruling Sandinista party is a prerequisite for government work. Tens of thousands of fired employees are now petitioning for US Labor Department for help.

Can El Salvador’s Gang Truce Hold?

El Salvador's vicious gangs have called a cease-fire, enticed in part by conjugal visits for incarcerated leaders. Salvadorans are skeptical the peace will last.

Nuba Mountains: Sudan's Next Darfur?

As Sudan's army fights rebels in South Kordofan, an estimated 1 million civilians suffer daily from air strikes. The situation is becoming a humanitarian crisis to equal Darfur.