The international day was created to draw attention to the fate of individuals imprisoned at places and under poor conditions unknown to their relatives.
The agreement signed August 24 represents final approval of preliminary agreements reached by the FARC and the Colombian government.
Mexico has been in an uproar over the use of force against teachers resisting corporate education reform.
The impact of hosting the Summer Games has fallen hardest on the impoverished black and brown indigenous communities of Rio.
The Temer government's actions against demonstrators are consistent with the regressive policies enacted since he stole the presidency from Dilma Rousseff.
The suffering of Hebron's Palestinians is emblematic of the oppression and discrimination burdening Palestinians living in the area controlled by Israel.
"Is it not time to honor the spirit of Hiroshima and clear the path toward a world free from that "absolute evil"? Is it not time to unify and manifest our passion in action?"
"Corporate interests seek to privatize public education and undermine our ability to function as educators."
After disappearing from the radar for several decades, nukes are back, and modernizing the U.S. arsenal will almost certainly kick off a nuclear arms race.
Revolutionaries went on to defeat the U. S. supported dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista. In doing so, they launched the Cuban project of building a socialist society.