Lula Calls for the Release of WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange

November 29, 2022

photo: Katherine Da Silva

President-elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (PT) called for the release of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after meeting with Kristinn Hrafnsson, editor-in-chief of the website, and Joseph Farrell, ambassador of the organization, on Monday , in Brasília. (more…)

Elections in Cuba: A Cautionary Success in Difficult Times

By Gustavo A Maranges on November 29, 2022

This year has been really active in Latin America when it comes to elections which have taken place in Chile, Colombia, Brazil, and, last but not least, Cuba. (more…)

‘The World Now Faces the Challenges Our People Foretold’

By Leonard Peltier on November 29, 2022

National Day of Mourning 2022 in Plymouth, Massachusetts, Nov. 24. Photo: Rachel Jones / UAINE

Greetings my relatives, friends, loved ones and supporters.

First, I want to say how deeply grateful I am that you would want to hear what I have to say. (more…)

US and Cuban Youth Come Together for a Better Future

By Alejandra Garcia on November 28, 2022 from Havana

Calla Walsh, co-chair of the National Network on Cuba, attending the US/Cuba Youth Meeting, observes local elections in Cuba.

Since last Thursday, Cuba has been the venue for an important gathering entitled, Youth Friendship Meeting “Building Our Future Today.” Young people from Cuba and the United States shared, in English and Spanish, thoughts about social justice, free public access to education and health, science (more…)

US House Agriculture Representatives Visit to Cuba: The Elephant in the Room

By Gustavo A Maranges on November 27, 2022

photo: Bill Hackwell

Last week, a delegation of three representatives completed a working visit to Cuba. The bipartisan group was made up of Salud Carbajal (D-CA), Jim Baird (R-IN), and Jahana Hayes (D-CT), all members of the House Agriculture Committee. (more…)

“No Thanks” to Indiscriminate Access to Guns in the U.S.

By David Brooks on November 24, 2022

Even thanks can no longer be given without bullets. In the most armed and violent advanced country in the world there have been more than 600 mass shootings -with 4 or more victims- so far this year, an average of two every day. (more…)

Fidel and a New Type of Relationship between Cuba and the U.S.

By José Ramón Cabañas on November 23, 2022

The statue of Fidel Castro in Moscow. photo: Alijandro Azcuy

In order to understand Fidel Castro’s contribution to Political Science and, in particular, to the sphere of International Relations, especially in regard to Cuba’s ties with the United States, one must start from the precedent of the work and practice of José Martí, the Cuban National Hero, and the latter’s influence on the former’s thought and action. (more…)

Fidel in the Heart of the People

By Rubén G. Abelenda on November Nov 21, 2022

In these sad days, as the sixth anniversary of the departure of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution approaches on November 25, I heard an African friend say that he would have given more than 20 years of his life for Fidel Castro to be physically among us today. (more…)

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