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Firearm democracy

On November 5, about a month after the Las Vegas massacre, described as the largest in the United States’ recent history, another similar event occurred, this time in Texas, when a man opened fire killing at least 27 people and injuring dozens more, who were congregated in the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs

Angola successfully rebuilding

Forty years ago, it would have been hard to imagine that after five centuries of Portuguese colonialism, and 14 years of armed struggle, an African country could so successfully change the course of its history and rebuild itself. But Angola, celebrating 42 years of independence, has done so


Widespread inequality and discrimination

Can tax systems in Latin America reverse the extent of social inequality so evident in more than a few countries in the region? Is the situation of Latin American women in the labor market improving? Is there equity in the distribution of wealth in this part of the world?

Venezuela declared a zone of peace

On September 22, Venezuelan’s National Constituent Assembly (ANC) unanimously approved a decree proclaiming the South American country a zone of peace, where human rights are promoted and protected

The world against the blockade

For the first time not a single country voted against the resolution to end the genocidal policy imposed on Cuba by the U.S. government. The result of the vote - 191 in favor and two abstentions – is a triumph of the heroic resistance of the Cuban people

Cuba rejects manipulation of human rights issue in Geneva

Statement by the Permanent Representative of Cuba, Ambassador Pedro L. Pedroso Cuesta, in the General Debate on Issue 4 (Human rights situations requiring the Council's attention). 36th regular session of the Human Rights Council. Geneva, Switzerland, 19 September 2017

The hurricane did not break Cubans’ spirit of resistance

Statement by Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba, at the event in United Nations in solidarity with the countries affected by hurricane Irma. New York, September 18, 2017