Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega speaks during the swearing-in ...
Jan 17th, 2012
(Reuters) - Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega speaks during the swearing-in ceremony for his second term as president at the Revolution Square in Managua January 10, 2012. Ortega has won over many critics at home with a successful drive to cut poverty and spur business-friendly policies in Central America's poorest country. But his choice of friends abroad makes many Nicaraguans worry that the former guerrilla and Cold War icon is dragging down the country's reputation and unnecessarily antagonizing the United States and other Western countries. Picture taken January 10, 2012. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas (NICARAGUA - Tags: POLITICS) -
By Paul Eckert WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will walk a fine line between fostering a U.S. ally in China's backyard and trying to defend human rights when the president of Myanmar becomes the first head of his country to visit the White House in 47 years on Monday. Rights groups and some U.S. lawmakers fear Obama has moved too... [Full Article]