Paramilitaries and armed thugs have long sullied politics in Latin America, most notably in Colombia and recently in Honduras.
Sustainable peace "means achieving self-determination, civil rights, and economic well-being for the Palestinian people."
As long as social and economic problems remain unresolved, and youth unemployment remains high, measures solely based on security are doomed to fail.
An agreement to end five decades of armed conflict between the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia and the government of that country now seems inevitable.
The following is the text of a talk at the meeting of the Federal Committee of Die Linke, the left party of Germany.
There are now "agreements" on agrarian rights, illegal drugs, political participation, and victims.
Esperanto Day is celebrated each year on December 15, the birthday of Ludwik Lejzer Zamenhof, creator of the most successful constructed language in the world.
A number of events taking place in and near NYC celebrate the centennial of an organization some call "the conscience of the peace movement."
Obstacles loom and agreements so far are partial ones.
In 2015 the theme is "Partnerships for Peace - Dignity for All."