Monday, October 24

Ortega unchained: Nicaragua heads for disaster  
As the word spread across the world last week that Libya's weird and homicidal Moammar Gadhafi had breathed his last, the reactions ranged from somber relief to rapturous glee — except in Nicaragua, where President Daniel Ortega and his Sandinista party were plunged into grief by the demise of a longtime pal. Read more