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The nearly half century of war between the government of Colombia and the Armed Revolutionary Forces of Colombia (FARC) that left over half a million Colombians dead and three million displaced may finally be coming to an end.
Placing zeros to the right seems to be the preferred sport of those who put a price on the homes they sell in Cuba today. A captive market at the end of the day, the buyer could find a lot of surprises in the wide range of classified ads.
They are the children of the satellite dish, fed with the illicit and used to the other side of information or misinformation. They have grown up with the remote control in their hands and, with a simple click, they access the prohibited every day.
In a country where a washing machine costs an entire year's salary, we can't talk about women's emancipation.
No one should be surprised by the politicization of human rights in the United Nations. And in principle, criticisms of a state's human rights record should not necessarily be delegitimized by the political system of the state making those criticisms.
The Jewish Museum in Berlin. Photo: Yoani Sanchez The building is shaped like a dislocated Star of David. Gray, with a zinc-clad facade and little ...
Whether you agree or disagree with Bono's or John Cougar's political leanings doesn't really matter, because at least they used their celebrity capital to accomplish something worthwhile.
The rumble of a train comes through the window. In Berlin there is always the sound of a train somewhere. I look out and see a very different reality from what my father saw in 1984 when he first came to this city.
Characterizing Cuba as a terrorist state--and more generally implying that the island in any way poses any threat to U.S. security--hinders the United States' ability to develop a strategic vision for post-Fidel Cuba.
State Police Superintendent Col. Rick Fuentes said at a news conference Thursday that the case was "an open wound" for troopers in New Jersey and around the country. Yet the FBI's full-scale assault on the social movements of the 1960s and 1970s remains an open wound for the nation itself
Barack Obama's mother was born in Kansas... Ted Cruz's mother was born in Delaware. Barack Obama's father was born in Kenya... Ted Cruz's father was born in Cuba. See a pattern?
It wasn't until very recently that American travelers were allowed to visit Cuba legally. But since The U.S. Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control...
The Capitol building in Havana is beginning to emerge from its long punishment. It has waited 54 years to return to its status as the site of the Cuban parliament.
Last Thursday I was in Havana without leaving Madrid. Thanks to the guitar of Boris Larramendi I took a little hop to the Island.
Being born in the Bronx, raised by a first generation Newyorican mother and Guatemalan father has left no question of who I am. Obviously, yo soy Latina.