Analysis: US President Barack Obama and his Mexican counterpart, Enrique Peña Nieto, will play up the positives this week in Mexico. But what about issues like the countries' glaring failures in the drug war?
Costa Rica's environmentalists for years have been trying to get hunting banned, with little success. So this year, they turned to a popular initiative and forced a bill in front of the legislature. It passed and is poised to make it the first country in the Americas to ban virtually all hunting.
Costa Rica, a tropical country known for its national parks and ecotourism, has taken a step to protect its environment. But in this environmentally conscious nation, a new ban on hunting faces obstacles.