Cuba: Colloquium “Patria” in its Second Edition

By Syara Salado Massip on March 15, 2023 in Havana

delegates from 14 countries at the Patria Colloquium. photo: Ismael Francisco

The emblematic “Che Guevara” hall of Casa de las Americas hosted, once again, the second edition of the International Colloquium “Homeland”. Organized by the Union of Cuban Journalists (UPEC) under the auspices of Casa de las Americas and Resumen Latinoamericano. (more…)

Climate Change: Cuba’s Fight Against Extreme Drought

By Alejandra Garcia on March 14, 2023, from Havana

photo: Bill Hackwell

Cuba is particularly vulnerable to climate change, being an island and a tropical country. Cycles of drought, hurricanes, and rainfall are becoming more frequent and intense, impacting people’s lives as never before. (more…)

Cuba: Why Do We Vote?

By Iroel Sánchez on March 14, 2023

It might not be the best of landscapes that Cuba finds itself in for the March 26 parliamentary election. A mix of causes for our situation today has been insisted upon us. (more…)

American Curios: Trump

By David Brooks on March 13, 2023

It is troubling that at this point the question has to be asked as to whether Trump will be able to return to power in the 2024 elections. Even more alarming is that a neo-fascist return within this self-proclaimed beacon of democracy in the world cannot be ruled out. (more…)

The Government of Colombia and the ELN Sign the Acuerdo de Mexico

March 10, 2023

The ELN and the Government of Colombia, chart peace in Mexico

The government of Colombia and the Army of National Liberation (ELN) signed the Acuerdo de Mexico on March 10 2023, setting a new agenda for peace dialogues in Colombia.  This agreement is considered the roadmap toward a covenant among Colombian society that will lead to a great National Agreement and reconciliation, as a result of structural transformations. (more…)

Cuba: Gerardo Hernandez Nordelo, When Responsibility Touches More than One

By Bárbara Vasallo on March 12, 2023

Photo: Omara García Mederos/ ACN.

“This will be a Parliament of fewer deputies therefore it touches more responsibility, it will assume in historic moments. For any of us to be elected representative of the people, constitutes true honor,” said Gerardo Hernández Nordelo, in a single sentence. (more…)

Cuba Ready to Commemorate Press Day amid Historical Challenges 

By Alejandra Garcia on March 12, 2023

University of Havana, photo: Bill Hackwell

On March 14 Cuban media will be celebrating the 131st anniversary of Patria, the newspaper founded by the father of Cuba, José Martí in 1892 with the purpose of “gathering and loving, and to live in the passion of truth.” On these dates, the Union of Cuban Journalists (UPEC) and every media outlet in the country take to the streets to hold exhibitions, activities, debates, and tributes to the figures of Cuban journalism. (more…)

Who Ousted Peru’s President of the Poor?   

By Rodrigo Acuna on March 10, 2023

Pedro Castillo

In the last two months, the political crisis in Peru has regularly made it into the mainstream media. On December 7 of last year, the democratically elected Peruvian president Pedro Castillo was removed from power after he attempted to temporarily suspend Congress hours before his third impeachment hearing. (more…)

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