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Honduras:  Serious Threat against the Life of Garífuna Defender Miriam Miranda

September 19, 2023

photo: BSM

San Pedro Sula, Honduras, On Tuesday four men armed with assault rifles entered the house of the leader of the Honduran Black Fraternal Organization (Ofraneh), Miriam Miranda. (more…)

It’s Cuba or Daniel Blake

By Ana Hurtado on September 20, 2023

The world is in turmoil. As the Western powers and their economic policies continue to tear apart the global whole, the countries of the South have united to demand justice. (more…)

Increasing Poverty in the Richest Country in the World

By Hedelberto López Blanch on September 20, 2023

photo: Contrainformación.

Who could think that in the 21st century, in the United States, the richest country on the planet, there would be over  nine million children living in poverty, while 975 Americans are billionaires with a combined capital of 4.45 trillion dollars. (more…)

Cuban President Pays Tribute to Malcolm X in Harlem

By Deisy Francis Mexidor on September 19, 2023 from New York City

photo: Deisy Francis Mexidor

“We have come to honor Malcolm X and, with him, to pay tribute to our African-American brothers and sisters, to the people of the United States, to those who fight for justice, against exploitation and segregation. To all those who believe, like Malcolm, that a better world is possible.” (more…)

Cuba’s President Díaz-Canel at United Nations: “A New and Fairer Global Contract is Urgently Needed”

September 19, 2023 at the United Nations

Díaz-Canel at the General Assembly, September 19, 2023: “There is not a single measure or action by Cuba to harm the United States, or its economic sector, or its social fabric.” Photo: UN.

Addressing the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez said that “a new and fairer global contract is urgently needed”. He spoke on behalf of the Group of 77 and China, an organization of which Cuba holds the pro tempore presidency in 2023. (more…)

Brazilian Youth Protest outside US Consulate to Demand an End to Sanctions against Cuba

September 18, 2023

Popular Youth Uprising protesting in front of the US consulate in Rio de Janeiro. photo: Junior Lima

This morning, dozens of young people staged a protest outside the United States consulate in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to demand that the US government take Cuba off the State Sponsors of Terrorism (SSoT) list. The action is part of an international campaign to end the US-imposed blockade against Cuba and the SSoT designation which has drastically worsened Cuba’s social and economic situation. (more…)

Argentina: Videla, from “Friendly Neighbor” to Bloody Dictator

By Eduardo Diana on September 18, 2023

the dictator Videla at home with his wife

In the neighborhood where he lived with his wife and seven children they remember him as a “good neighbor”, but warn that later he showed he was actually “full of demons”. The mentally challenged son he was hiding and whose care was entrusted to the French nuns Duquet and Domon. The boy’s internment in the Montes de Oca Colony and his death, all under strict secrecy. The Catholic militancy and his refusal to intercede for former neighbors and fellow members of religious groups who had disappeared. (more…)

Lists about States and Terrorism: When the Thief Shouts to the Thief

By José R. Oro on September 18, 2023

Two momentous international events have occurred in September. The Group of 77 + China Summit in Havana and now the UN High Level General Assembly meeting in New York, both of which will increase Cuba’s international visibility and prestige significantly. In the framework of such positive developments, it is imperative to discuss Biden’s re-inclusion of Cuba on the U.S. List of Sponsors of Terrorism. (more…)

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