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The Saturday Profile: Extolling Moderation in Order to Confront Politics in Cuba

published 1 day ago
The Saturday Profile: Extolling Moderation in Order to Confront Politics in Cuba
Two former journalists have created a space in Havana where dissidents, communists, artists, exiles and intellectuals alike can discuss national issues.

Clashes Erupt Over Missing Mexican Students

published 1 day ago
Relatives of the 43 missing students led thousands through Mexico City in mostly peaceful marches that ended in clashes as the police tried to stop some protesters from causing damage.

World Briefing: Colombia: Accused as Cocaine Kingpin, Man Pleads Guilty to Charges in New York

published 1 day ago
Daniel Barrera, 47, faces life in prison after pleading guilty in federal court in Manhattan to a charge that he conspired to manufacture and import cocaine.

Cartagena Journal: A Hammer Comes Down in Colombia on an Honor for Britain

published Wed, Nov 19 2014 20:46 GMT
Cartagena Journal: A Hammer Comes Down in Colombia on an Honor for Britain
An activist took things into his own hands after a historical marker commemorating the death of British and American troops was unveiled in a ceremony attended by Prince Charles.

World Briefing: Colombia: Agreement Is Reached to Release General Held by Rebels

published Wed, Nov 19 2014 19:03 GMT
The country’s largest rebel group has agreed to free a captured army general and four other captives, officials said Wednesday.