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Former FARC Combatants leave Bogota to Study Medicine in Cuba

August 27, 2017

Two hundred former combatants of the Revolutionary Army Forces of Colombia (FARC-EP) chosen to be students at the Latin American School of Medicine (ELAM) in Havana were given a farewell sendoff today at the Cuban Embassy in Colombia where they signed the code of ethics. (more…)

We’re Not in Mayberry Anymore: the Militarization of Domestic Police

By John W. Whitehead

Photo: Bill Hackwell

“If we’re training cops as soldiers, giving them equipment like soldiers, dressing them up as soldiers, when are they going to pick up the mentality of soldiers? If you look at the police department, their creed is to protect and to serve. (more…)

Raqqa: A Hellhole Created by the Regime-Changers of the West

By Neil Clark on September 2, 2017

Raqqa, Photo: Moruke Umnaber / Global Look Press

As Jan Egeland, the UN humanitarian adviser on Syria, has stated, if there’s a worse place to be in the world at the moment than the Syrian city of Raqqa, then it’s hard to imagine. This week, the UN estimated that the battle to capture the de facto ISIS capital is costing the lives of 27 civilians a day. (more…)

‘Sad Day for Warmongers’, UN Finds Iran in Total Compliance with Nuke Deal

By Julia Conley on September 2, 2017

On what one observer called “a sad day for warmongers,” the United Nations declared Friday that Iran is fully adhering to the nuclear deal reached in 2015, and that inspectors will not go looking for infractions at the request of the Trump administration. (more…)

Trying their Hardest to Make it Stick, Anti-Cuban Media Overplays ‘Acoustic Attack’

By German Piniella on August 31, 2017

U.S. Embassy in Havana. Photo: Bill Hackwell

One of journalism’s characteristics is to follow up the news to provide greater information about a relevant subject. After the initial publication, successive articles about the subject provide the readers with new data and offer diverging points of view to give a more balanced and better developed presentation. (more…)

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