Leading Cuban activist Belinda Salas says she and others were beaten Wednesday after leaving the US Interests Section in Havana.
Judge at five Guantánamo detainees' trial weighs their bid to quit legal fight – and their mental competency.
The Monitor’s annual gift guide to the best fiction books of 2008.
President Medvedev visits Venezuela this week as a Russian nuclear warship leads joint maneuvers.
Presidential dogs have served as distractions for the press, image enhancers, and even tools of foreign policy.