A House subcommittee is marking Juneteenth with a hearing on H.R. 40, the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act.
Provisions of a 1996 U.S. law cracking down on Cuba will be fully implemented on Thursday.
As victims of violent civil conflict come forward, some say members of the LGBT community are being left behind.
The Uruguayan general assembly is currently reviewing a proposal aimed at assisting the transgender community.