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Honduras: The Narcodictator in His Labyrinth

By John Perry on March 12, 2024

Juan Hernandez, photo: Gustavo Amador Sipa

Prosecutors in New York this month claimed they had cracked ‘the largest drug trafficking conspiracy in the world’. While it lasted, more than four hundred tons of cocaine were shipped to the United States from clandestine airstrips in Honduras by characters with aliases such as ‘The Tiger’ and ‘El Porky’. Million-dollar bribes were paid to government officials. A drug payment of $4 million was handed over in a duffel bag at a filling station. (more…)

Cuba: Estaban Lazo Hernandez Travels to Kenya for Clarification on 2 Kidnapped Doctors

February 20, 2024

kidnapped Cuban doctors, Dr. Assel Herrera Correa y Dr. Landy Rodríguez Hernández,

Esteban Lazo Hernández, president of the Cuban National Assembly and its Council of State, has traveled to the Republic of Kenya as a High Level Special Envoy, to carry out urgent negotiations with the highest authorities of that country in the search for cooperation and clarification, in light of the recent news published about the possible unconfirmed death of doctors Assel Herrera Correa and Landy Rodríguez Hernández, (more…)

Zionism, Anti-Semitism and the Palestinian Tragedy

By Raul Antonio Capote on January 18, 2024 from Havana

photo: AFP

The recent events in the Gaza Strip have laid bare, as never before, the essence of Zionism and the complicity of the West and the US with the Israeli regime. (more…)

Lessons from the 100 Days of Genocide against Palestine

By José Ernesto Nováez Guerrero on January 16, 2024 from Havana

photo: Bill Hackwell

January 14th marked the 100th day of this new phase of the conflict between “Israel” and Palestine. More than 24 thousand Palestinians have lost their lives as a result of the brutal Zionist bombings and the situation in the Middle East is increasingly tense, aggravated by the recent attacks of the coalition commanded by the United States against Yemen. (more…)

Mariela Castro: “Palestine Is and Will always be Arab Land”

By Mariela Castro on October 30, 2023

image: Al Mayadeen

In less than one month, the bombardments of the Israeli army on the defenseless population of Gaza have caused more than 8,000 deaths, more than 20,000 wounded — and most of them are girls, children, teenagers, women, some of them pregnant and elderly. (more…)

Israel, against the Truth

La Jornada editorial on October 25, 2023

The Secretary General of the United Nations (UN), Antonio Guterres, denounced before the Security Council the “clear violations of humanitarian law” in Gaza and recalled that the brutality of the attacks perpetrated by Hamas on the 7th of this month does not justify the collective punishment against the Palestinian people. (more…)

Gaza: the Televised Genocide Continues

By Deisy Francis Mexidor on October 23, 2023 in Washington DC

Children trembling with fear from Israeli bombs, bodies wrapped in white sheets, destruction, U.S. citizens watch today on TV, as the news of the day, Israel’s genocide in Gaza continues to unfold. (more…)

Israel Must Stop its Murderous Attacks on Palestinian Journalists and People

May 11, 2022

Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu AklehOn Wednesday, May 11, senior Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, 51 years old, was killed by Israeli security forces while she was covering a raid in the Jenin refugee camp in occupied West Bank. She was shot in the face despite wearing a press vest which identified her as a journalist. Another Palestinian journalist and Akleh’s colleague Ali al-Samoudi was also wounded in the shooting. He was shot in the back and was admitted to a hospital where he was reported to be out of danger. (more…)

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