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Cuba has suffered under a totalitarian dictatorship for the past 54 years and the consequences to children have been incalculable.
For the past three decades, Brazilian telenovelas have helped Cubans forget their litany of woes for an hour a day.
Environmentalists fear that approval for one of the world's largest coal ports and an associated dredging operation to create a 'shipping super-highway' will cause severe damage to Australia 's Great Barrier Reef .
A man watches television footage of Cuban President Raul Castro and U.S. President Barack Obama talking during the national memorial service for the late former South African President Nelson Mandela at the First National Bank Stadium, also known as Soccer City, in Havana Dec.10, 2013.
Along the seawall called the MalecA3n that rings the north edge of the Cuban capital, the nighttime frivolity goes on and on.
AUGUSTA – On Saturday, Governor Paul R. LePage and First Lady Ann M. LePage participated in the annual Wreaths Across America remembrance ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery where more than 142,000 remembrance wreaths were placed on graves.
For the last 10 years, Paulo Acosta Cabezas, a San Francisco resident who owns the the MamA Art Cafe in the Excelsior and the Cara y Cabezas Contemporary Gallery in Kansas City, has been going to the Havana Biennial Art Exhibition.
On January 1, 1959, nine-year-old George Fowler was awakened in his ancestral home by the sound of gunshots as Fidel Castro's army approached Havana, Cuba.
Beyond this week's handshake between the presidents of the United States and Cuba, a slow thaw in bilateral ties has helped foster reconciliation among Cubans on both sides of the Florida Straits.
The OAS General Secretary ensured his support for the ongoing peace talks between the government and rebel group FARC, reminding that the electoral process should not delay the negotiations, as a national radio station reported on Thursday.
Dr. Jaime Suchlicki from the University of Miami's Institute for Cuban and Cuban American Studies talks to a group of unhappy college students just back from a Potemkin Village tour of Cuba that was sold to them as a "people-to-people" to encounter: Last week, I hosted at the University of Miami a group of 15 students from Wabash College in Indiana ... (more)
Attacks by left-wing rebels on Colombia's oil pipelines have increased more than five-fold since 2010, and are up from 2012, amid slow-moving peace talks.
European Union President Jose Manuel Barroso on Thursday called on rebel group FARC to successfully conclude peace talks aimed at ending ongoing violence in Colombia.