""She has dedicated her life to improving the situation of people with intellectual disabilities and their parents in Lithuania and elsewhere.""Angelika Hild
"The bigger problem comes if the EC’s flawed approach becomes the basis for new global rules and norms around digital trade"Nigel Cory
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
"Savita died because religious objections were given more value than her life."Shannon Kowalski and Susan Wood
International Women’s Health Coalition
""God willing, next year we will celebrate this event again, hoping that the reconstruction of the city will have progressed.""Najim al-Jibouri
Military Commander in Mosul
"“The substance is very stable. It can be washed away by rain, it can evaporate under the sun. But it won’t decompose.""Vladimir Uglev
""If we want the best for our children, we need to want the best for all our teachers too.""Małgorzata Kulesza
Teacher in Poland
"People in Europe worry about migration for sure. But their attitudes to it are complex and open to change"Benjamin Ward
Deputy Europe and Central Asia Director, Human Rights Watch
"If there is peace between Ethiopian and Eritrean people, the horn of Africa region will be a region of peace and development."
Female family members of imprisoned dissidents in Cuba have been man-handled by police into waiting buses and then driven away.
As the so-called
Brazilian President, Lula da Silva, has met with former Cuban leader, Fidel Castro. During his visit to Havana on Wednesday, Brazil’s head of state
The Cuban dissident Orlando Zapata Tamayo has died after 85 days on hunger strike. The 42-year-old had been transferred from prison to a hospital
The Cuban dissident Orlando Zapata has died after 85 days on hunger strike.
The 42-year-old had been transferred from prison to a hospital in
Kool and the Gang concert in Cuba.
Venezuela and Cuba have led more strong attacks on President Obama at the end of an alternative summit of Latin American countries in Havana. The
Venezuela’s anti-American President Hugo Chavez has signed a three billion dollar trade deal with Cuba.
The cooperation agreement – worth the
A damning new report says the repression of human rights in Cuba has worsened since Raul Castro took over from his brother Fidel in 2006. The claims
Cuba will have to improve its record on human rights to help normalise relations with the European Union. The 27-nation bloc’s Humanitarian Aid
Cubans took to the streets to celebrate a new monument for national hero Camilo Cienfuegos. The portrait of Che Guevara in Havana’s Revolution
Revolution Square in Havana is gearing up for the biggest open air concert since the 1959 revolution, where more than half a million people are
Revolution Square in Havana undergoes the final preparations ahead of Sunday’s concert for peace where more than half an million people are expected
Cuba’s former leader Fidel Castro has appeared on television for the first time in more than a year.
In what was said to be recent footage, the
Cuba’s President Raul Castro has given a state of the nation address to the country’s parliament. With the notable absence of his brother Fidel, the
In a surprise move Cuban President Raul Castro has postponed the ruling communist party’s first congress in 12 years. He indicated it might be the
The first Guantanamo detainee to go on trial in the United States is appearing in court in New York. Al Qaeda suspect Ahmed Ghailani has been held at
The United States and Cuba have agreed to resume direct talks on migration in the latest sign of President Obama’s desire to move towards a more
Havana’s Revolution Square has been the focus of Cuba’s May the 1st events.
Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets, in the year
Political change has been underway for a while now in Cuba.
The first tangible sign of a thaw in relations came at the beginning of April, when a