OTTAWA, Canada – Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Sunday called general elections for Oct. 19, kicking off a campaign for a fourth straight term in power amid a sluggish economy. Harper, in power since 2006, dissolved parliament after meeting with Governor General David Johnston, the representative of Queen Elizabeth II, Canada's nominal head of state in this Commonwealth country.
With a single kick, Victor Medina collapses a burning pyre, then crosses the smouldering embers in his bare feet. He walks purposefully with a distant...
Costa Rica will mandate the Covid-19 vaccine for all public sector officials.