Obama in Cuba: How “Political Prisoners” Hit the Corporate International Media Headlines

By Arnold August, on March 26, 2016

obama_cuba-400x234In the course of President Obama’s visit to Cuba on March 20–22, 2016, the issue of supposed Cuban “political prisoners” took centre stage in Cuba–US relations for at least 24 hours in much of the international mainstream media. (more…)

Brother Obama

We don’t need the empire to give us anything. Our efforts will be legal and peaceful, because our commitment is to peace and fraternity among all human beings who live on this planet.

By Fidel Castro Ruz on March 28, 2016

Photo: Roberto Chile

Photo: Roberto Chile

The kings of Spain brought us the conquistadores and masters, whose footprints remained in the circular land grants assigned to those searching for gold in the sands of rivers, an abusive and shameful form of exploitation, traces of which can be noted from the air in many places around the country. (more…)

Obama’s Audacious Message to Latin America: Forget About What We Have Done to You

By Pablo Vivanco on March 24, 2016

obama argU.S. President Barack Obama pauses as he delivers a speech during a visit at the Parque de la Memoria (Remembrance Park), where they honored victims of Argentina’s Dirty War on the 40th anniversary of the 1976 coup that initiated that period of military rule, in Buenos Aires, March 24, 2016.  (more…)

What About “Real” Elections?

March 24, 2016

La Alborada, EDITORIAL

la alboradaPresident Obama has recommended to the Cuban people that they stage elections, like in the US. The suggestion may not draw much support. (more…)

FARC-EP Welcomes Secretary of State John Kerry

Havana, Cuba, site of the peace talks, March 21, 2016, the year of peace

Mr John Kerry

United States of America Secretary of State,

kerry- farc APThrough you, we thank the US Government for its support for the peace talks in Havana between the Government of Colombia and the FARC-EP that seek to end the longest armed conflict in the Western Hemisphere. (more…)

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