Ricardo Alarcón, who was once Cuba’s leading diplomat, the third most powerful Cuban Communist after Fidel Castro and his brother Raul, and his country’s most prominent conciliator with the United States, died on Saturday in Havana. He was 84. His death was announced by the Cuban Foreign Ministry. No causeContinue Reading

Misinformation has been a key weapon wielded by Canada’s protest movement, and critics of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have returned to one simmering falsehood: that Mr. Trudeau is the love child of the former Cuban leader Fidel Castro. The conspiracy theory that Mr. Trudeau is Mr. Castro’s son has gainedContinue Reading

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Fears that another bitterly disputed presidential election might plunge Honduras back into chaos and violence eased Tuesday night when the ruling party conceded defeat to the opposition candidate. With that, it appeared that Honduras may not only enjoy a peaceful transition, but will also have itsContinue Reading

In what may be their country’s most significant elections in more than a decade, Hondurans will head to the polls on Sunday to choose a new president, a political contest that has been marred by violence and is being closely watched in Washington. With issues like violent crime and povertyContinue Reading