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Declaration of the Summit of Heads of State of the G77 and China

Havana, Cuba September 15 and 16, 2023

photo: Abel Padrón Padilla

The summit held in Havana was attended by more than 1,300 participants from 116 countries and 12 organizations and agencies of the United Nations system. Thirty-three nations from Latin America and the Caribbean, 46 from Africa, 34 from Asia and three from Europe were represented. Thirty-one heads of state and government, 12 vice presidents, dozens of ministers from multiple portfolios and other high-level dignitaries participated. (more…)

China and Venezuela to Establish ‘All-Weather Strategic Partnership’, Sign 31 Cooperation Agreements

By Andreína Chávez Alava on September 15, 2023

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has wrapped up a six-day visit to China with a meeting with President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing to strengthen political and economic ties. (more…)

Díaz-Canel: On Behalf of the Peoples We Represent, Let’s Make Their Voices be Respected

September 15, 2023

photo: Juvenal Balán

Speech by the President of the Republic of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, at the inaugural session of the Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Group of 77 and China on the current challenges of development: the role of science, technology and innovation. (more…)

What to Expect from the G77 + China Summit in Cuba

By Alejandra Garcia on September 14, 2023 from Havana

Havana, photo: Bill Hackwell

Tomorrow the G77+China Summit will kick off in Havana, Cuba, with the attendance of heads of state and government from more than 100 nations. It will be an “austere” summit, as the island’s Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez recently described. But it will have a high presence of Cuban culture and broad participation of the Cuban people, who have also contributed to its preparation. (more…)

Chile: Celebrations in Half-Light

By Sergio Rodríguez Gelfenstein on 2023

I write this week from Chile where I attended an international seminar organized by the Municipality of Recoleta, the XXI Constituent Foundation and other organizations to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the fall in combat of President Allende and the enthronement of the fascist civil-military dictatorship that established itself in this country for the duration of 17 years. (more…)

New US Sanctions Bill Designed to Bring Misery to the People of Nicaragua

By Rick Kohn on September 13, 2023

photo: Cesar Perez

As we all know, the U.S. already has imposed sanctions on Nicaragua, but they haven’t yet brought about the kind of hunger and poverty and suffering that some U.S. policymakers think is necessary to overthrow the popular Nicaraguan government. So there is a new sanctions bill co-sponsored by Marco Rubio and Tim Kaine that will try to further depress the Nicaraguan economy, increase unemployment, decrease revenue for the government’s popular programs so the government will be less popular. (more…)

‘I am Still Here’: Leonard Peltier’s Letter to His Supporters

September 12, 2023

Indigenous Peoples from across Turtle Island demand Freedom for Leonard! Photo: Willi White – NDN Collective.

Dear friends, relatives, supporters, loved ones:

79 years old. Mother Earth has taken us on another journey around Grandfather Sun. Babies have taken their first breath. People have lived, loved, and died. Seeds have been planted and sent their roots deep below red earth and their breath to the Stars and our Ancestors.

I am still here. (more…)

Puebla Group Demands Formal Apology from the US for Chile Coup

By Saheli Chowdhury on September 11, 2023

photo: RT

The Puebla Group has demanded that the United States present a formal apology for its role in the 1973 coup d’état against President Salvador Allende of Chile as part of the commemoration events for 50 years since one of the bloodiest coups in the world. (more…)

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