Dilma Rousseff was suspended pending the outcome of her impeachment trial, which some see as democracy in action but others decry as an attempted coup.
Colombian government forces and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia officially ceased hostilities on Monday, an important step in bringing to an end 52 years of conflict between the two groups.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos announced the deal with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) on Wednesday night, after four years of negotiations.
Peace negotiations have concluded, according to local media. Colombia may be just weeks away from the signing of a historic accord.
Attacks on the kingpin's family may signal an escalation in conflict between the Sinaloa and Jalisco New Generation cartels.
In a column published in Granma, Mr. Castro took exception with Barack Obama's May speech in Japan.
While slum tourism is arguably exploitive, some say it brings a welcome economic boost to impoverished neighborhoods.
A project launched by two chefs – one Italian, one Brazilian – aims to take wasted food from the Olympic Village and turn it into a long-term meal program for local residents.
A decision in the impeachment trial is expected to come before the end of the month. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I) of Vermont adds his voice to protests that the trial is a political coup.