Category: Photo Essays

Cuba’s People In Portraits (Part 2 of 3)

This week, Cuba commemorated the attack on the Moncada barracks of July 26, 1953, that propelled Fidel Castro to national fame and became the first battle of the Cuban Revolution. […] Read More >

Cuba: Havana 58 Years After The July 26 Moncada Attack

Today, Cuba commemorates the attack on the Moncada barracks of July 26, 1953, that propelled Fidel Castro to national fame and became the first battle of the Cuban Revolution. To […] Read More >

Guatemala Commemorates Murdered Folk Singer Facundo Cabral

GUATEMALA CITY — People from all sectors of society gathered on the streets of Guatemala City to show their outrage at the murder of Argentine folksinger Facundo Cabral, which took […] Read More >

Cartagena, Beyond The UNESCO Heritage Walls

CARTAGENA DE INDIAS, Colombia — In recent years Cartagena has gained worldwide renown as a chic tourist destination. Elegant colonial streets and leafy Old World plazas; bright pastel hues and […] Read More >

Ex-Guatemalan General Appears In Court On Charges Of Orchestrating Massacres

GUATEMALA CITY — Former General Héctor López Fuentes made his first court appearance on June 20, three days after police arrested him on charges of orchestrating genocide against Guatemala’s Ixil […] Read More >

Central American Immigrants Rest In Northern Mexico On Their Journey To The United States (Photo Essay)

SALTILLO, Mexico — Every year an estimated 300,000 migrants — mostly from Central America — cross Mexico’s southern border on their way to the United States. It’s a dangerous journey […] Read More >

May Day Marchers Demand Respect For Immigrants’ Rights

NEW YORK — In celebration of this year’s May Day, thousands of people took to the streets in lower Manhattan, demanding more jobs, higher wages, social security, and respect for […] Read More >

Ex-President of Argentina Néstor Kirchner’s Funeral (Photo Essay)

BUENOS AIRES — On Oct. 27, 2010, former Argentine President Néstor Kirchner died at his home in El Calafate, Argentina. Kirchner, who was the husband of current President Cristina Fernández […] Read More >

Goldcorp’s Peñasquito Mine Sparks Controversy In Mazapil, Mexico

MAZAPIL, Mexico — Five years ago, a new neighbor arrived in Mazapil, promising employment, medical services and development for local peasant communities in Cedros, Las Palmas and Vergel, among others. […] Read More >

Marches And Protests In Hugo Chávez’s Venezuela: “Towards The Conquest Of Public Space” (Photo Essay)

CARACAS — It has been almost twelve years since Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías assumed the presidency in Venezuela. Twelve years of speeches, protests, conflict and change. “The People” of Venezuela […] Read More >