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Burkina Faso’s “West African Spring”

Politics

Anti-government rallies in Thailand, Ukraine, and Venezuela have captured the attention of millions but large pro-democracy demonstrations in Burkina Faso last month escaped the media’s radar.

Clouds over Honduras

Politics

Honduras’ new president, Juan Orlando Hernández, takes office amid rising tensions between developers on one side and indigenous and campesino communities on the other. But there are still unanswered questions about the legitimacy of his victory in November.