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By Ana Hurtado on September 6, 2023

photo: Enrique González Enro

My friend Cuban troubadour Ray Fernandez says in one of his songs, “If only I had the patience.” Of course you have it, you have to have it.

Every day is a new thing that the Cuban people have to put up with, not only from the U.S. administration that makes life impossible for them with its well-known hostile policies, but also from their dogs that defend their master even if they sleep in the yard, rain or shine. (more…)

Cuban Soldiers in the Russian Army?

By Raúl Antonio Capote on September 7, 2023 from Havana

photo: Anadolu Agency

The “news” that Cuban troops are participating in combat actions on the Russian side in Ukraine, that comes well seasoned with melodramatic stagings, is grabbing headlines in the main counterrevolutionary media and their affinities in the world. (more…)

Chile: This is How they Killed Allende

By Geraldina Colloti on September 6, 2023

September 11, 1973, Allende’s body is taken from the Presidential Palace

For the 50th anniversary of the coup d’état in Chile against the then president, Salvador Allende, analysis and publications are flourishing. Among them, the journalistic investigation by Francisco Marín Castro (sociologist, writer and director of the newspaper El Ciudadano) and Luis Ravanal Zepeda (forensic doctor), Allende, autopsia de un crimen, recently published in Chile by ediciones Ceibo. (more…)

Cuban Children Return to the Classroom, Happy and Eager for another School Year

By Alejandra Garcia on September 5, 2023 from Havana

photo: Victor Villalba Gutiérrez

Cuba has dawned beautifully these past two days the weather was good and more than one million children of all ages have returned to the classroom. With the first light of day, they can be seen walking down the avenues on their way to school, many hand in hand with their parents or grandparents, and in a feast of white, red, yellow, and blue, all colors of their uniforms. (more…)

From Ukraine to the United Nations: Orlando Boronat’s Operation against Cuba

By Katu Arkonada on September 5, 2023

Orlando Gutiérrez Boronat

According to State Department sources, there is an operation underway against the Cuban Revolution executed by Orlando Gutierrez Boronat, an ultra-right-winger linked to the U.S. intelligence services and who has just recently traveled to Ukraine. The objective here is to complicate the G77+China summit to be held in Havana to be held in Havana on September 15-16, and to sabotage the presence of President Díaz-Canel in New York for the 78th United Nations Assembly starting September 19. (more…)

Cuba and Africa; an Endearing Solidarity

By Tanalís Padilla on September 5, 2023

Cuban and Angolan soldiers. courtesy: Gerardo Hernandez

Last month, Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel visited Angola, Mozambique, Namibia and South Africa. In the latter country he participated in the summit of the BRICS group (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) in the capacity that Cuba holds as president of the grouping of G-77 nations and China. The trip was significant both for the historical solidarity between Cuba and Africa and for the possibilities of strengthening relations between the countries of the global south. (more…)

Cuba: Copacabana Hotel Workers pay Tribute to Fabio Di Celmo, Victim of Terrorism

Article and photos by Yaimi Ravelo  on September 4, 2023 from Havana

Workers of the Copacabana Hotel on behalf of the Cuban people paid tribute today to Fabio Di Celmo, a young Italian who was a victim of a terrorist attack perpetrated from the United States against Cuba, in this tourist center 26 years ago. (more…)

To Win the Run-Off Election, Ecuador’s Left Must Confront the Mistakes of the Past

By Peter Bolton on September 1, 2023

On August 20, Ecuadorians went to the polls to elect a new president just over two years since the previous presidential elections of 2021. Luisa González of the Citizens’ Revolution party topped the poll with 33%. But since no candidate achieved the necessary threshold to win in the first round, the election will now be decided via a run-off election in October. She will face political newcomer Daniel Noboa of the center-right National Democratic Action Party, who surprised political observers by placing second in a crowded field with 24% of votes counted. (more…)

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