For some diehard soccer fans, the news that David Beckham is retiring is not a huge deal. But for those who don’t follow soccer, Beckham may have been the one and only name they knew about the sport.
The drug war is on the agenda for President Obama’s visit to Mexico this week, especially after Mexico announced it wants to centralize bilateral cooperation through its Interior Ministry. But Obama and Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto both have an interest in discussing trade as well.
Anchor Marco Werman turns to The World’s William Troop for a description of the goal line technology chosen by soccer governing body FIFA for its high profile tournaments like the World Cup.
Fans of the San Lorenzo professional soccer team in Buenos Aires are ecstatic about the new pope. The former Cardinal Bergoglio is a longtime fan of San Lorenzo. Anchor Marco Werman gets the details from The World’s William Troop.
English soccer authorities have charged Chelsea player Eden Hazard with violent conduct for his altercation with a ball boy during a recent match against Swansea.
The fiscal cliff bill included all sorts of extra provisions. Like the one that extends a rum tax that’s almost a century old. That’s big news in the Caribbean.
Uruguay’s new Marriage Equality Law would allow same-sex marriages. But will the historic bill also change the rules on how babies are named in Latin America?
The Geo Quiz takes us to a Mexican border city which is in the grip of Xolos fever right now. Xolos are a canine breed that Americans know as Mexican hairless dogs. Xolos is also the nickname of the local soccer team, which is battling for the crown of Mexican champion this week.
The candidate who came in second in Mexico’s presidential election is refusing to recognize the winner as the country’s legitimate leader. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is vowing a campaign of civil disobedience now, as The World’s William Troop reports.
Italian rapper Jovanotti has been churning out the hits in his native Italy since the late 1980′s. But he has never had a CD officially released here in the US until now.
The Colosseum in Rome is to undergo a $30 million restoration.
The Euro 2012 soccer tournament should provide welcome relief from Europe’s financial woes. But many of the protagonists of the Euro crisis are battling it out on the soccer field too.
Brazil has a new law allowing the sale of beer in stadiums during the 2014 soccer World Cup. This had actually threatened to become a major stumbling block.
This has got to be a tough time for many Italians. From afar, it seems like the country is falling apart in more ways than one.
The first of two presidential candidates debates in Mexico has been scheduled for Sunday, at the same time as a top playoff soccer match. The soccer match will probably get the higher TV ratings, as The World’s William Troop reports.