Amid Mexico Talks, Trump Calls Deportations a “Military Operation”

By Bill Van Auken on February 25, 2017

Two days after rolling out a draconian immigration policy that threatens the deportation of millions of undocumented workers and their families, President Donald Trump described the unfolding crackdown as “a military operation.” (more…)

The Fate of Political Prisoner Simón Trinidad, as Seen by His U. S. Lawyer

By W. T. Whitney on February 17, 2017

Political reasons impelled Colombian President Alvaro Uribe to engineer the extradition of political prisoner Simón Trinidad to the United States on December 31, 2004. (more…)

Venezuela is not Alone!

Statement and Appeal from the Int’l Committee for Peace, Justice and Dignity

Photo: Bill Hackwell

The growing threats of a media driven coup against Bolivarian Venezuela and the government of Nicolas Maduro has risen to the extreme in the past week. (more…)

Provocation against Cuba Fails

February 23, 2017

Declaration by Cuba’s Ministry of Foreign Relations

Over the last few weeks, international media have reported the intention of OAS General Secretary Luis Almagro Lemes to travel to Havana, in order to receive a “prize” invented by an illegal grouplet, which operates in concert with the ultra-right wing Foundation for Pan American Democracy, (more…)

Fidel, Political Power and the New Culture of Communication

By Arnold August on February 10, 2017

Presentation given as part of the panel titled, “Fidel, Builder of the New Society” at the “Fidel, Politics, and Culture Symposium” held February 10–11, 2017 during the Havana International Book Fair. 

Photo: Sonia Almaguer

Among his many other achievements, Fidel’s accomplishments as the constructor of the new Cuban society include: overthrowing capitalism in favour of socialism and its related principles of equality and solidarity; defeating U.S. neo-colonialist domination to attain sovereignty, (more…)

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