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The shock referendum rejection by Colombian voters in October of a peace deal between their government and rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of(...)

People call for the immediate implementation of the agreement between the Colombian government and the FARC guerrillas at Bolivar Square in Bogota. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

A new peace accord between Colombia’s government and Marxist Farc rebels will be signed on Thursday and sent to Congress for approval, President Juan(...)

Santiago Portal, who migrated from Cuba 50 years ago, displaying a sign supporting Donald Trump in Little Havana during the Calle Ocho Festival, Miami, last March. Photograph:  Sean Drakes/Getty Images

Humberto Alvarez was nine-years-old when his family left home in Havana and set off for the United States. It was 1962, three years after Fidel Cast(...)

F Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway: their story began in Paris, as did mine

Following two writers around the world was never going to be an easy task, especially when neither stayed in one place for long. F Scott Fitzgerald an(...)

The Colombian government and Farc rebels scrambled on Monday to save a peace deal after voters narrowly rejected it in a referendum, throwing the four-year-old peace process into uncertainty. Photograph: Getty Images

Colombia’s government and Marxist guerrillas went back to the drawing board in Havana on Tuesday after a peace deal they painstakingly negotiated over(...)

A handout picture released by the Colombian Presidency showing Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos who has  acknowledged  that voters had rejected his peace accord with  Farc rebels but he vowed to continue efforts to end the 52-year war. Photograph: AFP

Colombians have rejected a peace deal to end 52 years of war with Farc guerrillas, throwing the country into confusion about its future. With countin(...)

The bullet-pen is a joint creation of Comombia’s education ministry, using deactivated bullets which had been carried by soldiers in combat. The sentence printed on the case reads “Bullets wrote our past. Education (will write) our future”. Photograph: Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty Images

Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos and Marxist rebel leader Timochenko will use a pen made from a bullet on Monday to sign an agreement ending a h(...)

JetBlue Flight 387 pushes back from the gate as it prepares for take off to become the first scheduled commercial flight to Cuba since 1961 on August 31st, 2016 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. JetBlue which hopes to have as many as 110 daily flights is the first US airline to resume regularly scheduled airline service under new rules allowing Americans greater access to Cuba. Photograph:  Joe Raedle/Getty Images

A JetBlue Airways Corp passenger jet landed in Santa Clara, Cuba on Wednesday, becoming the first scheduled passenger flight from the United States to(...)

Former tánaiste and Labour Party leader Eamon Gilmore in Cuba for the Colombia peace talks where he was the representative of the European Union. File photograph: Simon Carswell

“I remember sitting in the hall in Havana last June when the bilateral ceasefire was announced and the leader of the Farc delegation, Timochenko [Rodr(...)

A woman walks past a mural that reads “Bilateral ceasefire” on a street in El Palo, department of Cauca, Colombia. Photograph: Getty Images

A permanent ceasefire is taking effect in Colombia, in the latest step to bring an end to 52 years of bloody combat between the government and the cou(...)

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