Cubans have long been unable to travel freely, but the government has lifted the restriction on exit visas in some cases. It's a major step forward for the country and its people, argues a guest blogger.
Cuba released many political prisoners and expanded personal economic rights this year. But everything won't change at once: The socialist country has a bloated state bureaucracy that moves slowly.
Around the world cities are promoting urban agriculture to help feed their growing populations.
Talks between Colombia's government and the FARC guerrillas are official, and there are reasons for optimism.
Colombia has ample experience holding peace talks – though over the past 50 years, it’s seen little peace. But in early September, President Juan Manuel Santos announced peace talks with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. Here are four things you need to know about the landmark peace process.
A pro-government Cuban blogger claims that former leader Fidel Castro is now collaborating on a book with Hugo Chavez.