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Cuba Is Not Indifferent to the Massacre in Gaza

By Alejandra Garcia on November 19, 2023 from Havana

President Diaz Canel receives a keffiyeh from a Palestinian medical student.

In little more than a month, 12,000 Palestinians have been killed by Israel, including 5,000 children, before the passive gaze of the governments of the world. It is the people of these countries who are protesting in large numbers for an end to the conflict that is leaving Palestine in ruins, in almost non-existent living conditions. (more…)

Latin America Is Leading the Way in Standing Up to Israel

By Kurt Hackbarth on November 16, 2023

Western governments don’t represent the will of their populations on Gaza. photo: Bill Hackwell

As anger increases in the United States, Canada, and Europe over their leaders’ refusal to take a firm stand against the ongoing Israeli atrocities against Gaza, it is Latin America that is leading the way. (more…)

Presidents Maduro and Petro Strengthen Map of Strategic Cooperation

By Carlos Eduardo Sanchez on November 18, 2023

This afternoon, President Nicolás Maduro received at the Miraflores Palace his Colombian counterpart, Gustavo Petro, who is on an official visit to the country. The meeting was held in order to fortify binational relations, which since the Colombian president took office have undergone a change that aims at laying the foundations for new ties, characterized by cooperation, respect and solidarity, thus eradicating the vestiges of thorny moments caused by previous ultra-right governments of the neighboring nation. (more…)

US Blows Off The Whole World To Punish Cuba

By Ann Garrison on November 16, 2023

Liz Oliva Fernandez speaking in Boston. photo: Bill Hackwell

When oppressed people get organized, the US gets angry. It’s been punishing the people of Cuba since 1962.

On November 2, the UN General Assembly voted overwhelmingly for a resolution calling on the US to lift the trade embargo against Cuba that President John Kennedy imposed in 1962. (more…)

Cuba’s Human Rights Achievements are Highlighted in Geneva

By Alejandra Garcia on November 16, 2023

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez

This week, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla presented at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva for the fourth time the nation’s report on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), a mechanism that evaluates member countries in the field of human rights. (more…)

Tribunal against the Blockade of Cuba in Brussels

By Ana Hurtado on November 16, 2023

photo: Yaimi Ravelo

Today and tomorrow, an international tribunal is being held in the Belgian capital to denounce the damages suffered by the Cuban people as a result of the U.S. blockade that the island has been experiencing for more than six decades. (more…)

The War on the Screens

By Fernando Buen Abad on November 15, 2023

photo: U Chile

The “story” bathed (profitably) in blood. Placed on the “editorial desks”, the weapons of ideological warfare are surgical instruments prepared to daily disfigure on (against) reality. They sanctify themselves with the alibi of “informing” about the “war” and take pleasure, unashamedly, in bloodbaths and spectacles of corpses. (more…)

Palestine Takes the Streets of San Francisco

By Bill Hackwell on November 14, 2023, from San Francisco

photos: Bill Hackwell

For the last four days at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit there has been non stop protests with thousands trying to shut it down while raising issues from the climate crisis to workers rights and an end to the genocide in Gaza. The APEC summit is a major neo liberal gathering of corporate elites and compliant governments that are here to make deals in dividing up the wealth of the world with little regard to the needs of the vast majority of people who inhabit this planet. (more…)

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