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USA- MEXICO Facing Walls

Asylum Rights Violated

Facing Walls: USA and Mexico’s violation of the rights of asylum seekers, a new report from Amnesty International USA, explores the impact of a raft of new policies and ongoing practices that result in asylum seekers pursuing increasingly more desperate and dangerous means of crossing the U.S. border.

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Peace in Colombia

The Civil War in Colombia seems to have come to an end. The Colombian government and the FARC rebels announced that a cease fire would begin on August 29th.

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Fidel Castro is Dead

Fidel Castro is dead at age 90. Fidel Castro ruled Cuba for almost 50 years before handing over the powers to his brother Raul in 2008.

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Berta Caceres

Honduran environmental leader and winner of the 2015 Goldman Environmental Prize Berta Caceres was shot and killed at her home.

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“Radical Cities”

In his book “Radical Cities”, Justin McGuirk travels across Latin America in search of activist architects, maverick politicians and alternative communities.

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A New Airport in Mexico

A collaboration between architect Norman Foster and Fernando Romero Enterprises has won the competition to design the new international airport in Mexico.