Cuba’s ‘black spring’ still haunts journalists

Years after their release, two Cuban journalists look back at lost years. In March 2003 the world’s attention was transfixed on Iraq as the United States prepared to launch a divisive military assault on...

Career of CNN Digital boss mirrors media revolution

The digital age changed the way people get their news. But as it shifts from coming heaved to a doorstep by a child on a bike or via a 6:30 pm news anchor to being always accessible on handheld gadgets,...

TV star, ex-first lady contest Guatemala poll

After corruption protests topple a president, Guatemalans are looking for change Voters in Guatemala will choose a new president Sunday, and the vote comes at a turning point in the Central American nation's...

An explainer: Colombia’s armed groups

As a peace deal with the FARC nears, pressure is rising on other armed groups Colombia has suffered decades of civil conflicts, claiming more than 220,000 lives since the 1960s. Drug-fueled violence has...

Is Pope Francis a radical?

The pope has changed the Catholic Church's tone, if not its doctrine. He's been variously described as “the great reformer,” the “most interesting man in the world,” and most provocatively,  a...

Twice-fired Venezuelan journalist fights on

“Once the government knows you who are…they never forget it.” Being an opposition journalist in Venezuela under former president Hugo Chávez and his successor Nicolás Maduro has never been easy. But...