The Obama administration has agreed to allow scheduled commercial flights to resume this year between the United States and the island nation for the first time in more than 50 years.Read More »
In a country where the internet is still forbidden in private homes and an hour checking emails at an internet cafe can cost nearly a week’s wages, the arrival of five designated Wi-Fi zones in Havana has been nothing short of revolutionary.Read More »
The Caravan will educate about the important role U.S. citizens can play in lifting the U.S. blockade of Cuba and the travel ban. The Caravan will visit congressional offices and invite Caravan event organizers and supporters to join in the meetings.Read More »
Colombia released a group of imprisoned rebels late Wednesday, marking another milestone in a peace process that could end Latin America's longest-running armed conflict.Read More »
Lori Berenson After Being Held 20 Years in Peru: ‘My Objectives Were to Achieve a More Just Society’ | Democracy Now!
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 »