Santiago de Chile, December 24 (RHC)-- A Chilean court has sentenced eight former military officers to jail for killing 14 political prisoners during the dictatorship led by General Augusto Pinochet. A court in the capital Santiago de Chile has announced that the former officers were sentenced to between three and 15 years, according to the country’s on-line news site, Emol. ... More


Havana, December 24 (RHC)-- Cuban President Raul Castro met with the visiting President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro. on Monday at the Palace of the Revolution in Havana. The newspaper Granma reports that both leaders reviewed the victory of the Venezuelan Revolution at the recent municipal elections. ... More


Havana, December 24 (RHC)-- The President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, has received a picture drawn by imprisoned Cuban anti-terrorist Antonio Guerrero. ... More


Havana, December 24 (RHC)-- Foreign yachtsmen sailing near Cuba who would like to moor their boats at any of the many Marinas on the Island may do so by applying on-line at various Cuban web sites such as Cubatravel.cu and Gaviota.cu.... More


Havana, December 24 (RHC)-- At least 30% of the sugar cane to be processed during the current sugar harvest is to be supplied by private farmers, marking the increased participation of that sector in an economic field vital to Cuba’s economy.... More


Havana, December 24 (RHC)-- The Attorney General’s Office of the Republic of Cuba celebrated its 40th Anniversary on Monday, December 23rd. ... More


Havana, December 24 (RHC)-- The defense of legitimate cultural values over banality will focus discussion at the forthcoming Congress of the Union of Cuban Writers and Artists, UNEAC, to be held on 12th and 13th of April next year.... More


One of the Cuban Five, René González, presented Venezuelan President, Nicolás Maduro, with a pastel painting featuring late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chávez by Cuban anti-terrorist Antonio Guerrero, unjustly locked at Mariana prison in Florida. ... More


Cuban New Song Movement founder and singer-songwriter, Pablo Milanés, will present his new album Renacimiento (Renaissance) at Havana’s Mella Theater on December 28th and 29th to celebrate the New Year. ... More


Washington, December 23 (RHC)-- An investigation by the Washington Post suggests that the Central Intelligence Agency has secretly helped the Colombian government kill at least two dozen leaders of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) militias. ... More


Tripoli, December 23 (RHC)-- The death toll from a bomb attack on a security checkpoint outside the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi has risen to 13. According to reports from the North African country, the targeted checkpoint is located 50 kilometers (30 miles) east of Benghazi, which has been hit by a series of fatal attacks in recent months that have left over 300 people dead.... More


Bogotá, December 23 (RHC)-- The president of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, said Sunday that his government's peace negotiations with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebel group are on the right path based on recent encouraging developments.... More


Tehran, December 23 (RHC)-- Iran and the six major world powers have agreed to resume a fresh round of expert-level talks on Iran's nuclear energy program following the Christmas holidays. ... More


Montevideo, December 23 (RHC)-– Uruguay’s Economy Minister Fernando Lorenzo has resigned over a scandal in which he is accused of taking part in the irregular sale of government-owned airplanes.... More


Paris, December 23 (RHC)-- A well-known Irish political analyst says France’s military intervention in the Central African Republic, CAR, serves as a “camouflage” for Paris to pursue its “imperialist” interests.... More


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