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Cuban Statement on New Migratory Agreement with the U.S.

January 12, 2016

Photo: Bill Hackwell

An important step forward in improving bilateral relations occurred this January 12 with the signing of an agreement between the governments of Cuba and the United States, which entered into effect this same day, intended to guarantee regular, safe, and ordered migration. (more…)

Victims Demand Justice 25 Years After El Salvador Signed Peace

January 16, 2016

Names on memorial to the victims of the El Mozote Massacre

Today El Salvador marks 25 years since the signing of the peace accords ending 12 years of civil war that left 75,000 people killed and 8,000 disappeared, one of the darkest periods of the Central American nation. (more…)

It’s Time to Give Cuba the Credit It Deserves for Its Global Medical Accomplishments

By Stephen Bartlett on January 3, 2017

Many people will never hear about how at the end of 2016, 38 medical professionals from Cuba’s Henry Reeve Brigade returned home after more than two tireless months of treating Haitians. (more…)

The 10 Victories of President Maduro in 2016

By Ignacio Ramonet on January 9, 2017

Ignacio Ramonet Photo: Bill Hackwell

In early 2016, Venezuela’s authorities had very difficult problems to solve. Namely, 1) the neoliberal opposition had won the legislative elections of 2015 and controlled the National Assembly, 2) the price of oil, the main export of Venezuela, (more…)

The Legacy of Fidel in the Coming Period

January 14, 2017 – Talk given by Alicia Jrapko, U.S. coordinator of the International Committee for Peace, Justice and Dignity at event in Berkeley California commemorating the life and impact of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution.

Over flow crowd at Berkeley California event commemorating the life and legacy of Fidel Castro. Photo: Bill Hackwell

In thinking about our work in the progressive movement there can be no denying the influence that Fidel’s life and legacy has had on our efforts over the years. (more…)

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