The Miami Herald

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 06:49
Two former Guantánamo prisoners thanked Ghana for allowing them to settle in the country following their release, as the president of the West African nation sought to quell fears that the men posed any danger.The two Yemenis, Khalid al Dhuby, 34, and Mahmoud Omar Bin Atef, 36, were held at the U.S. base in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, as enemy combatants, accused of training with al-Qaida and fighting with the Taliban. They had been cleared for release in 2009, but the U.S. won’t send Guantánamo prisoners to Yemen because of instability there and officials had to find another country to accept them.
Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 06:36
The U.S. military on Wednesday sent home a long-held Mauritanian captive who was cleared for release six years ago.
Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 06:52
A top U.S. official stunned some Washington lawmakers Wednesday with testimony that Haiti needs as much as $50 million to carry out successful elections this year.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 06:46
The head of the Cuban Interests Section said Tuesday that despite the embargo, President Barack Obama still has room to expand the United States’ relationship with Cuba using executive authority.
Friday, May 8, 2015 - 06:34
U.S. and Colombian authorities are investigating allegations that more than 50 children may have been sexually abused by U.S. military personnel or contractors from 2003-2007, even as questions about the veracity of those allegations began to surface.
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 05:21
Here we are in 2015 with a Venezuelan governor saying there are as many as 4,000 FARC combatants in his state. On one hand, that is an incredibly large number, about half of what Colombia estimates are the active number of FARC combatants. The size of the claim is why some Colombian analysts are skeptical.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 07:17
The report, called “Visualizing what’s behind crime,” was produced by the Observatory on Organized Crime, a program of the Paz Activa civil society group. Venezuela, despite being rich in oil, has some of the highest murder and kidnapping rates in the world.
Monday, April 27, 2015 - 06:46
Four former Guantánamo Bay prisoners protested for a third day Sunday in front of the U.S. Embassy in Uruguay, saying Washington should provide them with housing and financial support because of their prolonged incarceration.
Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 05:02
The elimination of Cuba from the list of countries that sponsor terrorism “could occur in the near future,” Stefan M. Selig, the United States’ Assistant Secretary of International Commerce said on Wednesday.
Friday, February 13, 2015 - 06:05
Colombia’s largest guerrilla group Thursday said it would no longer allow 15-year-old children to join its ranks, bumping-up the minimum age to become a member of Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) to 17.