Coup in Ecuador?

Some troubling news out of Ecuador. Police are protesting against austerity measures imposed on public employees by left wing President Rafael Correa.  Will a pro-coup caucus once again emerge from the United States?

Pedantic Name Dispute Makes its Way to the General Assembly

One of the most inane international disputes today is over the name of a country that is referred to in official documentation as "The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, (FYROM)."  Understandably, the government of this country prefers to simply be called, "The Republic of Macedonia." (Who wants to be associated with Yugoslavia, anyway?)