Though drones typically conjure up thoughts of missile strikes and surveillance, a pilot project underway at beaches in Chile is considering using the unmanned aerial vehicles to deliver lifesavers to swimmers in distress – all in a rapid 30 seconds.
Drug Enforcement Agency officials caroused with prostitutes in Colombia at “sex parties” funded by drug cartels. Although the behavior resulted in “possible significant security risks,” it wasn't reported up the chain of command, a new DoJ report says.
The UK government should row back its plan to spend millions of pounds to bolster defense in the Falklands as it won’t bring it additional votes in the upcoming election, or win any friends in Argentina, says Chris Nineham of the Stop the War Coalition.
Fifty-four Colombian girls were sexually abused by US troops and military contractors between 2003 and 2007, claims a new report by the country’s reconciliation commission. None of the perpetrators were ever prosecuted because US forces had immunity.
People have long thought of Cuba as a last bastion resisting the clutches of Coca Cola, McDonald’s and rampant capitalism. But now the US is moving in, tourists are flocking to the island republic to experience it before the rot sets in.
It took eight customers complaining about finding mental pieces in their macaroni and cheese before Kraft recalled 6.5 million boxes that had been distributed through the United States, Puerto Rico, the Caribbean and to some South American nations.
Up to 54 people died as a result of an accident in the southern Brazilian state of Santa Catarina, in which a bus fell into a ravine from a height of 400 meters, local police said in a dramatic increase of the initial death toll.
Bolivia’s Foreign Ministry has joined a chorus of condemnation over US sanctions on Venezuela. A statement called on the US to “abandon its interventionist practices,” shortly after the rest of Latin America bonded in defense of Caracas.
A university funded by the US Defense Department has again been accused of hiring former foreign security officials who have links to human rights offenses, according to a new report, a possible violation of a federal law that outlawed such associations.