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Questions from the Right about What an Invasion of Venezuela Would Mean for Them

By Geraldina Colotti on September 13, 2018

Almagro up to no good on the Venezuela – Colombia border

Venezuelans never lose their sense of humor on the subject of a possible military invasion, disguised as “humanitarian intervention” at the borders. (more…)

Maria’s Missing Dead

Photo: Alvin Baez

They knew it was coming. They knew when it would hit. They knew how strong the winds would be and how much rain the storm bands would unleash. (more…)

The Donald Trump Administration has Strengthened the Blockade against Cuba

September 14, 2018

Photo: Bill Hackwell

Statement from the Permanent Mission of Cuba to the United Nations

The economic, commercial and financial blockade that the US government has imposed on Cuba since 1962 (more…)

20 Years after the Imprisonment of the Cuban Five; a Victory never to be Reversed

By Laura V. Mor on September 12, 2018

Photo: Yaimi Ravelo Rojas.

Today marks another anniversary of the arrest and imprisonment of Gerardo Hernández Nordelo, Antonio Guerrero Rodríguez, Ramón Labañino Salazar, Fernando González Llort and René González Sewherert by the United States for defending their homeland. (more…)

The ‘Cubanization’ of Latin American Policy by the U.S.

The appointment of ultra-right Cuban-American lobbyist Mauricio Claver-Carone as senior director of the National Security Council’s Western Hemisphere Affairs can be interpreted as the consolidation of a return to the “Cubanization” of U.S. policy towards Latin America.

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