Great Powers versus International Law: Breaking the Cycle of Impunity

By Lama El Horr on February 22, 2024

Bosphorus Blue Winter, Oil on Canvas, Jean-Pierre Civade, 2023.

Ever since the creation of the United Nations after the Second World War, the subordination of international law to the interests of the collective West led by the United States has amply demonstrated the inability of this mechanism to settle disputes between states, guarantee global development and preserve world peace. (more…)

Cuba Stands Up for Palestine in The Hague

By Alejandra Garcia on February 25, 2024 from Havana

Cuban Deputy Foreign Minister Anayansi Rodriguez defending Palestine in the Hague

This week, Cuba once again raised its voice for Palestine, this time from The Hague, in the Netherlands, where the International Court of Justice is holding hearings on the genocide taking place in Gaza. Over 30,000 people make up the list of victims of the Israeli operation in Gaza since October 7, 2023, most of them children and women, and all this has happened before the gaze of the international community, which is just beginning to awaken from its lethargy, and seeks to put a stop to Israel’s brutality. (more…)

Our America: How did it come to this?

By Emir Sader on February 25, 2024

the Milei phenomenon

The phenomenon of the extreme right in the world has already been widely analyzed. Trump’s favoritism to become president of the United States again reaffirms the topicality of the issue. (more…)

Cuban Doctors: A Solution to France’s Health Care Deserts

By Salim Lamrani on February 23, 2024

photo: José Manuel Correa

Like several European countries, France is facing the reality of health deserts and is unable to provide all its citizens with sufficient medical coverage. A Senate report highlights the inadequacy of public policies to combat territorial inequalities in access to healthcare: “The health gap continues to widen between regions”. (more…)

Statement on AFRICOM Airstrike Killing 2 Cuban Doctors

February 24, 2024

The National Network on Cuba, Black Alliance for Peace, and Lowcountry Action Committee strongly condemn the US Africa Command (AFRICOM) airstrikes in Somalia reported to have killed 2 Cuban doctors. We mourn the loss of their lives, and we demand the U.S. release all information about the bombing to Cuba and the victims’ families. (more…)

Cuba and The Laboratories of Cognitive Warfare

By Geraldina Colotti on February 13, 2024.

with strength Cuba, we will live, we will overcome

Analyzing from a historical perspective the stubborn intention of imperialism to take over Cuba, this book by Ernesto Limia Diaz – Patria y cultura en revolución, published in Italy by Pgreco Publishing House and on sale since February 15 – offers keys to reflect even beyond the topic addressed. (more…)

US Troops Will Return to Ecuador, Decades after Removal by Correa

By Benjamin Zinevich on February 20, 2024

Daniel Noboa with the National Police and Armed Forces of Ecuador  Photo: Presidencia Ecuador

Ecuadorian President Daniel Noboa ratified military cooperation agreements between Ecuador and the United States on February 15. The agreements regarding joint operations to combat illegal maritime activity and the status of US troops in the country were signed by Noboa’s predecessor, Guillermo Lasso, in September 2023. (more…)

The Limits of Political Progressiveness in the United States

By José Ernesto Nováez Guerrero on February 21, 2024 from Havana

Bernie Sanders, photo: abc news

In a recent interview given to the Washington Post, Bernie Sanders, a well-known progressive Democratic leader in the United States, commented on his position regarding what is happening in the Gaza Strip. Although he upholds “Israel’s right to defend itself”, Sanders considers that the country has gone too far in the use of force (more…)

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