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Ex-Guerrillas Win El Salvador Election

Where: San Salvador, El SalvadorMarch 15, 2009 : Mr.Mauricio Funes of the Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN) defeated the Arena party's Rodrigo Avila to become the first left-wing President of El Salvador. Arena had won every presidential election in the country since 1991. The winning party won 51.3 per cent of the votes polled against Arena's...

Super Moms

Japan: Mothers for peaceDid you know that mothers in Japan were among the first to protest against nuclear weapons? This happened 45 years ago, in 1955.In 1945, at the fag end of the Second World War, the US dropped atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The bombs killed 3,40,000 people. About 300,000 were...