This is a book of many voices (more than 70 of them, from 14 different countries): of anthropologists and archaeologists; urban planners and architects; artists and musicians; journalists and politicians; women and LGBT people trying to halt gender-based oppression and violence; indigenous activists fighting oil drilling on their territory; residents of favelas resisting evictions; students staking their claim to...
An appeal by the main guerrilla group for intellectuals and artists to join in building the new Colombia
Cuban TV provoked a storm of indignation when it appeared to hold women solely responsible for the country's low birth-rate.
The South American nation reached the goal after following the programme "Yes I Can" designed by Cuba.
As the country awaits the signing of a definitive ceasefire, the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet offers instructive parallels.
‘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...
USAID's covert promotion of a social media network raises questions about new technology on the island
Former President Alvaro Uribe is critical of the current Colombian government's attempts to secure peace with the FARC guerrillas.
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.

On the trail of Che

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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...

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