Equal justice?

The U.S. Supreme Court, the highest court in the country, dealt a devastating blow to the hopes of those who aspire to greater control over the purchase and carrying of firearms, which cause tens of thousands of deaths and injuries every year.... More

The great challenge

Practically all analysts agree that if it was difficult for Gustavo Petro to win the presidency of Colombia, it will be even more difficult to implement his work plan in a very polarized country, where violence and poverty punish the majority of the population and peace is still an illusion.... More

The Caribbean meets again in Santiago de Cuba. After two years of forced pause due to COVID-19, business people from the region will show their products and services in the eastern Cuban city, in addition to exchanging with their counterparts from the archipelago. ... More

Ever since U.K. Home Secretary Priti Patel formally ordered the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the U.S. last week, press freedom advocates around the world have been mobilizing.... More

As the British government moves ever closer to extraditing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States, the pantomime of “justice” cloaking his persecution in the regalia of the “rule of law” continues to unfold: a torture rendition by another name, inching forward as the world watches in real time... More

An independent union at General Motors in Silao, Mexico, has ratified its first contract, with an 8.5 percent wage hike and benefit improvements — outstripping recent wage increases at other Mexican auto plants.... More

Throw out the president?

The main indigenous and peasant organizations of Ecuador maintain for the second week the national strike, decreed to demand from the government of President Guillermo Lasso measures aimed at addressing the critical economic situation experienced by the population due to the excessive increase in prices.... More

Sustainable, sovereign and resilient food systems is the goal of agroecology, which experts qualify as a science that facilitates the transformation towards a new model of agriculture.... More

In the most critical stage of COVID-19 in the United States, under the administration of then President Donald Trump, several U.S. sectors demanded collaboration with Cuba to confront the virus, given the positive performance of the Caribbean nation and the ravages caused by the disease in the United States.... More

Those who have nothing

In Kenya, there is one of the largest refugee camps in the world called Kakuma, a Swahili word that means more or less "nothingness", a place currently inhabited by some 180,000 people from 20 different countries who were forced to leave their homes.... More

Festival of life

Colombia, that country of which Gabriel García Márquez said that it has one foot in the Caribbean and the other in the Andes, crossed the threshold of a new world this Sunday when it elected the first progressive government in its history, headed by Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez.... More

Over the past several days, Cuba has been working intensely in the face of the complex electro-energy situation, which has led to power outages with the usual effects on the population and productive areas, with negative repercussions on the economy.... More

First times

Tomorrow, Sunday, the second and final round of Colombia's presidential elections will be held, where two different projects and visions of the country face each other -- that of the progressive leader and former mayor of Bogota, Gustavo Petro, and that of the right-wing millionaire, Rodolfo Hernandez.... More

Enhancing business ties

The convening in July of a forum between businessmen from Cuba and Mexico will allow boosting the commercial relationship between the two countries, with a long friendship based on respect and solidarity, which has been consolidated in recent times through a fluid political dialogue and visits at the highest level.... More

Until when?

Western powers are repeatedly demonstrating their willingness to maintain and deepen the armed conflict in Eastern Europe, where they are sending substantial financial and military resources with the aim of wearing down and diminishing Russia and eliminating its role in the international order.... More