Madrid, February 24 (RHC)-- Thousands of Spaniards have taken to the streets of the capital Madrid to protest against the government's tough austerity measures. The protest took place on Sunday in the city where demonstrators chanted anti-austerity slogans.... More

Caracas, February 24 (RHC) -– Supporters of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro have taken to the streets of the capital Caracas amid continuing political tension in the South American country.... More

Washington, February 24 (RHC)-- A U.S. political commentator says he is not surprised over fresh reports that the U.S. National Security Agency has been eavesdropping on high-ranking German authorities. ... More

Brasilia, February 24 (RHC) -– Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff remains the favorite to win re-election in October with a comfortable lead over possible contenders, according to a poll published Sunday. ... More

Helsinki, February 24 (RHC)-- A new poll shows the majority of people in Finland are against joining the NATO alliance, and the formation of a common defense pact with the European Union. ... More

Kiev, February 24 (RHC)-- Ukraine is in a state of crisis after the country’s democratically-elected president was ousted Saturday following months of street protests that left at least 82 people dead. The acting government has issued an arrest warrant for ousted President Viktor Yanukovych after he fled the capital Kiev. ... More

Caracas, February 24 (RHC) –- Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro stated that Venezuela is a sovereign country that rejects any interference, in responding to the increasing intervention of external forces in his country's internal affairs.... More

Quito, February 24 (RHC) -– Ecuador's ruling Alianza Pais Party won the majority of the prefectures in the regional elections held this Sunday, but lost the mayorship of important municipalities of Quito and Guayaquil.... More

Cairo, February 24 (RHC)-- Egypt’s interim prime minister has announced the mass resignation of his government. The sudden resignation of the entire cabinet paves the way for Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to run for president after renouncing his post as defense minister. ... More

Mexico City, February 24 (RHC)-- Mexican authorities have arrested the head of Mexico’s largest drug cartel. Joaquin Guzman, nicknamed "El Chapo," was arrested in a condominium building in the resort town of Mazatlán. ... More

Kabul, February 24 (RHC)-- In Afghanistan, Taliban gunmen attacked an Afghan army base on Sunday, killing 21 soldiers in the worst single assault on Afghan forces since 2010. ... More

United Nations, February 24 (RHC)-- The United Nations Security Council has adopted a resolution calling on both sides of the Syrian conflict to allow delivery of humanitarian aid. The resolution was supported by Russia and China, who have vetoed past resolutions. ... More

Havana, February 24 (RHC)-- Cuban and foreign intellectuals who participated in the 23rd International Book Fair Cuba 2014 expressed in Havana their solidarity with the Venezuelan people by rejecting the coup attempt that is aimed at destabilizing the South American country. ... More

Havana, February 24 (RHC)-- More than one thousand delegates from 60 countries are participating in the 16th International Habano Festival, currently underway in the Cuban capital, to enjoy the new Cuban cigar brands that the Habanos Corporation will launch to the market. ... More

Renowned Cuban historian, Dr. Gloria García, was awarded post-Morten the National History Award for the work of her entire life at the International Book Fair that winds up on Sunday in Havana.... More