For the past three months, a political soap opera has transfixed Mexico. It's the story of Juanito (pictured), a street vendor from Mexico City who rose to political stardom. William Troop explains why Juanito's story is worthy of a telenovela.
The World's William Troop reports on the Colombian debate over presidential term limits. There's a push to allow Colombian President Uribe to run for a third term in office. Critics say that would open the door to dictators to trample Colombian democracy.
The Cuban band Rhythms del Mundo adds a little Latin spice to classic rock and soul tunes. They also get a little help from artists like Amy Winehouse and Jack Johnson. The World's William Troop has more.
The World's William Troop reports that South African officials are fending off questions about security at next summer's soccer World Cup. Concerns have been raised following a machine gun attack on Togo's national soccer team at a tournament in Angola.