Cuba’s new constitution should do more than merely ban discrimination; it should establish more proactive measures to recognize diversity and advance equality. This is the first installment in NACLA's forum on Cuba’s constitutional reform.
Bogotá has been rocked by indignados protesting the past two weeks due to a possibly unconstitutional removal of the city's Mayor Gustavo Petro. The Procurador Alejandro Ordoñez was behind the move, banning him from holding public office for 15 years. But the institutional force behind Ordoñez, and the consequences the removal will have in the new year, remain to be seen.