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Cuba: Our Dear Iroel Sanchez; Until Victory Always

By Graciela Ramírez on May 19, 2023 from Havana

Photo: Victor Villalba Gutiérrez

All of us who work on Resumen Latinoamericano in English are mourning the passing of Cuban journalist Iroel Sanchez at the age of 58. Frequently, over the past several years, from his popular blog La Pupilia Insomne, Iroel’s articles could be found featured here. His clear and hard hitting analysis of the vicious media attacks on Cuba, to the struggle that the Cuban people are waging against the blockade, were always done with the pride and determination of the Cuban Revolution. Iroel will be missed.  – Bill Hackwell, editor (more…)

Hate and Fear in the Electoral Communication Menu

By Fernando Buen Abad Domínguez  on May 19, 2023

Since the ruling class wants the “new” war scenarios to be the brains directed by NATO they also want the “new generation” ideological communicational armaments to be installed there, for hybrid and unrestricted demoralizing conflicts; they also want us to be fond of them, to accept that they have always been right in treating us the way they treat us; (more…)

Cuba Strengthens Ties with the Diaspora with New Migratory Measures

By Alejandra Garcia on May 18, 2023

Starting this July 1, Cuba will apply a group of migratory measures longed for by Cubans on the island and the diaspora, aimed at strengthening ties between the country and its citizens living abroad. The measures include extending the validity of migratory documents and the cost of applying for them from other countries, and come in the midst of a high exodus of people and an economic crisis spurred on by the U.S. blockade. (more…)

Mexico: AMLO Accuses USAID of Funding Opposition

May 18, 2023

From the American People with strings attached

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has denied that the funds it allocates to Mexico, or any other country, have a political objective, as President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has repeatedly accused them of. (more…)

So They Are Bothered by Freedom?

Network in Defense of Humanity on May 18, 2023 from Havana

Buena Fe

So they are bothered by freedom? Let’s suppose for a second that the hate speech towards Cuba, and now in particular against our musical duo Buena Fe, in the social networks and capitalist media has not captured all your listening and thinking capacity; well, if so, just to begin with let’s listen for a few minutes to songs like: “La Zanja”, (more…)

Cubans in the United States

By Lázaro Fariñas. Resumen Latinoamericano, May 17, 2023.

The United States is a very complex country, both culturally, socially, ethnically and financially, with a diverse population in every sense. Culturally, it is a cluster of different ethnicities. I do not have the exact data but perhaps there is not a single country in the world that does not have at least one of its nationals living here. (more…)

Ecuador: Lasso Dissolves the National Assembly

May 17, 2023

Rafael Correa, photo: Patricio Realpe / LatinContent

Ecuador President Guillermo Lasso has dissolved the National Assembly for “serious political crisis and internal commotion” and with that new elections will be called in six months for both the presidency and the legislature. Meanwhile Lasso will rule by presidential decree during that time. (more…)

Buena Fe Concerts Suspended in Spain Due to Threats by Anti-Cuba Fascists

May 16, 2023

fans enjoying popular Cuban music duo Buena Fe

“With sadness we announce that the concerts in Salamanca and Zamora have been suspended. Under the pretext of defending democracy, fascist harassment and threats have been unleashed against the owners of the venues and that has been more powerful than the songs. (more…)

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