The once-imprisoned U.S. activist Lori Berenson has returned home nearly two decades after being tried and convicted of collaborating with the Túpac Amaru Revolutionary Movement in Peru.Read More »
As Colombia and the FARC enter their 40th cycle of peace talks, the people are optimistic that an end is in sight to a half century of civil warRead More »
‘The World Needs Reconciliation in This Atmosphere of a Third World War’: Pope Francis | Democracy Now!
The pope’s homily included no direct political message besides urging the conclusion of three-year-old peace talks in Colombia.Read More »
If Brazil's president is to fend off right-wing pro-impeachment protests, she must commit to the movements on the left that guaranteed her reelection.Read More »
Colonial policies ... have helped pave the way for a new chapter in the history of colonialism, characterized by exploitative debt obligations which largely benefit Wall Street.Read More »
Video: Trading with the Enemy: Homing Pigeons with Cigars Challenge U.S. Embargo, Fly from Cuba to Florida | Democracy Now!
As John Kerry prepares to fly to Cuba for a ceremony Friday to open the U.S. Embassy in Havana, we speak with an artist who used art to challenge the U.S. embargo of Cuba.Read More »
On July 15, Judge Angelica Noemi Tellez Hernandez, an appeals court judge, ruled in favor of the nonviolent community resistance.Read More »
As the women of Latin America continue to struggle for autonomy over their bodies, freeing the Salvadoran 17 is a critical step in addressing this gross miscarriage of justice.Read More »
On July 20, history was made in Washington, D.C., and in Havana, Cuba. As the Cuban national anthem was played, the island nation’s flag was raised over its embassy in Washington, DC.Read More »
U.S. companies are more eager than ever to set up shop.Read More »
Cuba and the United States share a long and complex history. A famous stand off in the 1960s almost led to a nuclear war. Al Jazeera's Mike Viquera looks back.Read More »