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"I used Venezuela as a launch pad to emigrate:" Cuban doctor's quest for freedom

 06/13/2017 - 04:13
A file picture showing a classic car with the flag of the USA passing by the Office of US interests in Cuba, in Havana, Cuba, July 20, 2015. EPA/ERNESTO MASTRASCUSA

The bid to escape poverty in Cuba has left hundreds of Cuban deserters -the majority of them doctors- in an equally untenable position in Venezuela.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 3:30am
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A file picture showing a classic car with the flag of the USA passing by the Office of US interests in Cuba, in Havana, Cuba, July 20, 2015. EPA/ERNESTO MASTRASCUSA

Gen. Gary Prado Salmon"I did more important things than capture Che Guevara."

 06/12/2017 - 06:20
Retired Bolivian Army Gen. Gary Prado Salmon gives an interview to EFE on June 3, 2017, to discuss his theory - as discussed in his book "La Guerrilla Inmolada" - that the Cuban leadership sent iconic guerrilla leader Ernesto "Che" Guevara to Bolivia in 1967 "to die," so that they could get rid of him. EFE/Javier Aliaga
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In his book "La Guerrilla Inmolada," retired Bolivian General Gary Prado Salmon analyzes Guevara's downfall while serving with a guerrilla group in Bolivia almost 50 years ago.

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Monday, June 12, 2017 - 6:00am
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Retired Bolivian Army Gen. Gary Prado Salmon gives an interview to EFE on June 3, 2017, to discuss his theory - as discussed in his book "La Guerrilla Inmolada" - that the Cuban leadership sent iconic guerrilla leader Ernesto "Che" Guevara to Bolivia in 1967 "to die," so that they could get rid of him. EFE/Javier Aliaga

Panama’s “strong man”, Manuel Noriega, dies

 05/30/2017 - 11:51
January 4, 1990 archive photo of former Panamanian general Manuel Antonio Noriega holding up his police file. EFE/US MARSHALL
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After nearly three decades in prison, condemned by justice for the acts committed during his dictatorship, Manuel Antonio Noriega has died at age 83 of a brain tumor.

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January 4, 1990 archive photo of former Panamanian general Manuel Antonio Noriega holding up his police file. EFE/US MARSHALL

Muere Manuel Noriega, el “hombre fuerte” de Panamá

 05/30/2017 - 11:02
Fotografía de archivo del 4 de enero de 1990 del ex general panameño Manuel Antonio Noriega sosteniendo su ficha policial.EFE/US MARSHALL
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Después de casi tres décadas en prisión, condenado por la justicia por los actos cometidos durante su dictadura, Manuel Antonio Noriega ha fallecido a los 83 años a causa de un tumor cerebral.

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Fotografía de archivo del 4 de enero de 1990 del ex general panameño Manuel Antonio Noriega sosteniendo su ficha policial.EFE/US MARSHALL

Colombian coffee inspires banana growers to reclaim land lost to violence

 03/21/2017 - 18:48
A worker at a banana farm in Apartado, Uraba, Colombia on Mar. 17, 2017. EFE/LUIS EDUARDO NORIEGA A.
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The Banana Growers Association of Colombia (Augura) is applying a strategy to restore Uraba, the country's principal producer of the fruit and a region stigmatized by violence.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 6:45pm
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A worker at a banana farm in Apartado, Uraba, Colombia on Mar. 17, 2017. EFE/LUIS EDUARDO NORIEGA A.

Clearing Landmines in Colombia

 01/10/2017 - 04:21
Rebels and soldiers who don’t qualify for Colombia’s amnesty could pay their debt to society by clearing land mines.  EFE/RICARDO MALDONADO ROZO
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Rebels and soldiers who don’t qualify for Colombia’s amnesty could pay their debt to society by clearing land mines, reports Quartz.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 4:00am
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Rebels and soldiers who don’t qualify for Colombia’s amnesty could pay their debt to society by clearing land mines.  EFE/RICARDO MALDONADO ROZO

Last Christmas I Gave You My Gun

 12/29/2016 - 03:48
These are the last Christmas with guns for the Colombian guerrillas. Photo: EFE/Christian Escobar Mora
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The Guardian reports about Colombia’s Congress approval of an amnesty for all those who committed minor crimes during the conflict.

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Thursday, December 29, 2016 - 3:41am
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These are the last Christmas with guns for the Colombian guerrillas. Photo: EFE/Christian Escobar Mora