On Monday January 10, the trial of Luis Posada Carriles began in the federal courthouse in El Paso, Texas. Posada is seen in most of Latin America as a terrorist, responsible for many deaths. Yet he is only being tried on two counts of perjury, one of obstruction of justice, one of naturalization fraud and seven of lying to immigration authorities.
Former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya angrily blasted the U.S. State Department comments revealed in a secret diplomatic cable.
The growing mass of Colombian political prisoners has gained less international attention than the murdered and "disappeared," than millions displaced from their land, than epidemic spying and fear-mongering.
Survivors of government persecution paid homage to Colombia's Patriotic Union, memorializing victims of slaughter of UP activists, which, after nearly a quarter century, is still ongoing.
Edwing Perez, secretary general of the Ecuadorian Communist Youth organization, died Nov. 10 from complications resulting from a vicious right-wing assault.
Dilma Rousseff, a former fighter against Brazil's U.S. supported military dictatorship, won a runoff election on Sunday October 31 and will become the first woman president in the huge South American nation's history.
For the 19th time, the United Nations General Assembly has overwhelmingly said the U.S. should end its economic blockade against Cuba.
Workers Party presidential candidate Dilma Rousseff racked up the largest vote total in Sunday's presidential election in Brazil, though she barely missed the 50 percent mark necessary to avoid a runoff
Cuban TV has been broadcasting the new documentary "Cuba's Reasons: The Route of Terror" which nails down basic facts regarding anti-Cuba terror.
Sixty-four years after it used the people of Guatemala as guinea pigs in a study of venereal diseases, the U.S. government last week issued an official apology.