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What about Human Rights at Home?

By Carlos Fernández-Vega on March 27, 2023

photo: Bill Hackwell

This article comes on the day that the human rights of 3 more children and 3 adults are snuffed out in Nashville in yet another mass murder that flourishes unabated in the US. (more…)

Cuba Reaffirms Its Democracy With High Turnout in Congressional Elections

By Alejandra Garcia on March 27, 2023 in Havana

Yesterday Cuba lived a historic day during the national elections to vote for the new members of the tenth legislature of the National Assembly of People’s Power, the highest legislative power in the country. (more…)

Bolivia: Electric Powerhouse of Latin America

By Ollie Vargas on March 24, 2023

For the first time in Bolivia’s history, the country is now an exporter of electricity. As Europe struggles to keep the lights on, Bolivia’s nationalized electric company, ENDE, will provide Argentina with 132 thousand volts of electricity, announced Energy Minister Franklin Molina. (more…)

Oh, Stubborn Science

By José Ramón Cabañas Rodríguez on March 24, 2023

Thanks to a kind invitation from the Cuban Academy of Sciences (ACC) we had the opportunity to participate in the High Level Workshop, jointly organized by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the highest Cuban scientific institution. (more…)

Remembrance of the 1976 Military Coup in Argentina

By Alicia Jrapko on March 24, 2021

Mothers of Plaza de Mayo protest at the presidential palace demanding accountability for their sons and daughters. Photo: Bill Hackwell

Friday March 24th marked another anniversary of the deadly 1976 US backed coup in Argentina, with people again in the streets yelling Nunca Mas!, never again. We are re-running this personal article written 2 years ago by Resumen in English founder and editor Alicia Jrapko, in what would be one of her  last writings. – editor (more…)

How the Cuban Government and People Collaborated on the Family Code

By Natalia Marques on March 24, 2023

Couple Liuba and Lisset are married in October 2022, soon after the passage of the Family Code. photo: Belly of the Beast Cuba

Cuba passed one of the world’s most progressive codes on families on September 25, 2022. All in one go, the small island nation legalised same-sex marriage, defined and upheld the rights of children, the disabled, caregivers, the elderly, and redefined “family” along ties of affinity rather than blood. This opens the concept of “family” to include non-traditional forms of familial relations, which exist outside the model of the heterosexual nuclear family. (more…)

‘No One Can Deny It Now’: Death Flight Plane to be Returned to Argentina

By Uki Goni on March 24, 2023 from Buenos Aires

Photograph: Giancarlo Ceraudo

Today marks the 47th anniversary of the bloody coup in Argentina – editorial

On the night of December 14, 1977, the three pilots flew their turboprop aeroplane more than an hour out over the Atlantic Ocean. The technical log they had completed on takeoff registered no passengers, but that was a lie: on the cabin floor behind them lay eight women and four men, tortured, drugged and barely conscious. (more…)

WBC 2023: Cuba Shined Despite the Hatred

By Alejandra Garcia on March 23, 2023 from Havana

The Cuban people welcome Team Asere home. Photo: Ismael Francisco

The World Baseball Classic (WBC) between Cuba and the United States was hard to watch. We knew it would be a tough game to win, but for the first time in 17 years, the island was back in the semifinals, among the top four national teams in the world. (more…)

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