Latin America

Six decades of Colombian conflict
Latin America

Six decades of Colombian conflict

Colombia has lived for more than 50 years with internal conflict, fuelled by many groups: the Armed Forces, paramilitary groups, the Government, drug cartels and guerrillas. They have put more than 40 million people in great danger; people who have neither wanted nor have caused this conflict. Laura Sánchez The […]

Bay of Pigs: 50 Years on
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Bay of Pigs: 50 Years on

Half a century ago, on April 15th 1961 to be precise, the Cuban airports of Ciudad Libertad, Havana, San Antonio de los Banos and Antonio Maceo de Santiago de Cuba were bombed by US planes. Two days later Cuban dissidents trained by John F. Kennedy’s American forces staged an attempted […]