Tuesday, October 24, 2017
A wave of nostalgia is sweeping Latin America as the 50th anniversary of the death of Che Guevara approaches. Julio Etchart follows the ‘Che route’ to the remote spot where the revolutionary icon was executed. This article first appeared in New Internationalist. The last entry in the diary of Argentinian-born Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara was recorded in the early hours of 8 October...
‘My painting is an act of decolonisation, not in a physical sense, but a mental one’. These are the words of one of the greatest Latin American painters of the twentieth century, the Cuban Wifredo (the ‘l’ of his Christian name disappeared due to a bureaucratic mistake, which the painter enjoyed) Lam. His powerful paintings show how he assimilated modernist movements...
With the entire final agreement finally signed in Havana, the peace accords must now be submitted to a national referendum on October 2. The outcome remains uncertain.
The last two pending points in the 4-year negotiations are agreed and the complete final agreement is ready to be signed.
As the country awaits the signing of a definitive ceasefire, the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet offers instructive parallels.
An appeal by the main guerrilla group for intellectuals and artists to join in building the new Colombia
Thousands of Cuban migrants trying to reach the United States through Central America have found themselves stranded as countries close their borders to them.
Victims of Colombia's conflict delivered an uncompromising message to peace negotiators in Havana.
The South American nation reached the goal after following the programme "Yes I Can" designed by Cuba.
A 30-minute TV programme discusses the case of the Cuban 5.

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