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23.03.2016

The Unwavering Dignity of the Cuban Revolution Has Won

The Unwavering Dignity of the Cuban Revolution Has Won

They can try to say what they want, but the Cuban Revolution continues to triumph against U.S. interference despite the decades-long blockade and the Cuban Adjustment Act (among other things). And since it’s time to say things clearly, let’s begin by asking: why does Obama talk… »

21.03.2016

Cuba, USA may advance in areas of common interest, said Obama

Cuba, USA may advance in areas of common interest, said Obama

Havana, Mar 21 (Prensa Latina) US President Barack Obama stated here today that despite the differences between his country and Cuba both nations can progress in areas of common interest. After a meeting of more than two hours with his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro, the US dignitary stated that… »

04.03.2016

Honduras: Goldman Environmental Prize winner Berta Caceres killed

Honduras: Goldman Environmental Prize winner Berta Caceres killed

Berta Caceres, who won the 2015 Goldman Environmental Prize, has been shot dead at her home in the town of La Esperanza, the killing done by two assailants who broke into her home, says a member of her group, the Indian Council of People’s Organizations of Honduras. Fellow activist Tomas Membreno said in a… »

27.01.2016

Photos from the CELAC summit

Photos from the CELAC summit

As 33 heads of state and their representatives meet in Ecuador, just outside Quito in a town called the Middle of the World (Mitad del Mundo), the world’s press gathers to take photos.  After his efforts at last week’s summit of the rich and famous in Davos, Switzerland, meeting with… »

27.01.2016

President Rafael Correa of Ecuador opens the CELAC summit

President Rafael Correa of Ecuador opens the CELAC summit

33 Heads of State or their official representatives arrived at the UNASUR headquarters from 6.30am this morning to be greeted by their host in a colourful and musical welcome. Taking place in the Nestor Kirchner building, named after one of the protagonists behind the CELAC grouping, the president gave some… »

13.11.2015

How to make the challenges of human mobility in Latin America and the Caribbean visible?

How to make the challenges of human mobility in Latin America and the Caribbean visible?

Human mobility: global challenges for a way of communicating which is also human. The place from where we make this contribution is Pressenza: an international press agency with a focus on peace and nonviolence. It’s a space open to the grassroots which gives visibility to news, initiatives, proposals and situations… »

27.07.2015

A Cuban Flag Flies Again in Washington

A Cuban Flag Flies Again in Washington

By Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan On July 20, history was made in Washington, D.C., and in Havana, Cuba. As the Cuban national anthem was played, the island nation’s flag was raised over its embassy in Washington, D.C. The embassy, as well as the U.S. embassy in Havana, was… »

07.07.2015

UN Expert Calls for Lifting US Blockade against Cuba

UN Expert Calls for Lifting US Blockade against Cuba

United Nations, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) Unitd Nations special rapporteur for human rights and international sanctions Idriss Jazairy urged today the United States to lift the blockade against Cuba, while praising the reestablishment of diplomatic relations between both countries. In a statement, Jazairy indicated that the process to achieve… »

16.06.2015

The Americas: first region to have convention on protecting human rights of older persons

Human Wrongs Watch The member states of the Organization of American States (OAS) on 15 June 2015 today approved the Inter-American Convention on Protecting the Human Rights of Older Persons during the General Assembly of the institution, which was immediately signed by the governments of Argentina,… »

31.05.2015

Removal of Cuba from List of Sponsors of Terrorism Makes News in USA

Removal of Cuba from List of Sponsors of Terrorism Makes News in USA

Washington, May 30 (Prensa Latina) The removal of Cuba from a U.S. list of nations that sponsor terrorism was among the most significant news in the United States this week. Spokesman for the State Department, Jeff Rathke, said that the 45-day notification of Congress expired and Secretary of State… »

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