Christmas lights up New York City

From Manhattan to Brooklyn, Catholic priests and volunteers discuss the excitement and consolation that the upcoming celebrations will bring to people’s hearts. By Edoardo Giribaldi "New York is at its best at Christmas,"

Violent crime on the rise in Mexico

Homicides, mostly from the bullets of ultra-violent drug cartel gunmen, continue to terrorize and haunt Mexico`s fragile law and order system By James Blears Homicides, mostly from the bullets of ultra-violent drug cartel gunmen,

Brazilians head to the polls Sunday

Brazilians go to the polls on Sunday, in a second-round runoff to decide who will be their next President. By James Blears The contest is between incumbent President Jair Bolsonaro and twice President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.