The Colombian Congress ratified the new peace deal earlier this week, which the Government and the FARC signed last week and which began to be implemented on Thursday to put an end to the domestic armed conflict that the country has experienced for over half a century.
During this week the rains will be scarce, the days will be partly cloudy and the dawns will remain fresh. The high temperatures will oscillate between 29 and 30° C (84 and 86 F), while the lows will be between 18 and 20° C (64 and 68 F).
The Broad Democratic Front (Frente Amplio por la Democracia FAD) has a “road map” ready to present to Luis Almagro, secretary general of the Organization of American States, when he arrives in Nicaragua on Thursday to continue the ongoing “dialogue” with the government of Daniel Ortega.
With a long succession of speeches, leaders of different countries paid tribute to Fidel Castro before hundreds of thousands of Cubans in the Plaza de la Revolution in Havana. On Wednesday morning his ashes began a four-day journey east to be buried in Santiago de Cuba. (38 photos)
US President Barack Obama will neither attend nor send a high-level delegation to Fidel Castro’s funeral in Santiago Cuba. Instead he will leave the country’s representation in the hands of a security adviser and the unofficial ambassador on the island.
Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro signed an agreement on Tuesday that authorizes the tourist industry to charge for services in US dollars, as an “exceptional” measure under the currency exchange scheme in effect since 2003.
The first commercial flight between Miami and Havana in more than 50 years landed on Monday in the Cuban capital, coinciding with the start of funeral honors for Fidel Castro and the threat of Donald Trump to reverse the opening towards the island.
A 21-cannon military salutes launched from the San Carlos de la Cabaña Fortress overlooking Havana Bay on Monday marked the beginning of a nationwide tribute to former Cuban President Fidel Castro. (18 photos)
As gatherings take place nationwide to pay homage to Fidel Castro, in all neighborhoods points have been established where the population can sign their adhesion to his ideas on Revolution.
US President-elect Donald Trump warned the Cuban government today that he will reverse the policy of opening applied by President Barack Obama, if there are no political changes on the island. He did so in the midst of the funeral honors for Fidel Castro.