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The Future of China-Cuba Economic Relations

By Alessandro Golombiewski Teixeira on November 25, 2022

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel and Chinese President Xi Jinping and their wives.

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez has embarked on a two-day visit to China at the invitation of the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and Chinese President Xi Jinping. Diaz-Canel is the first head of state from Latin America and the Caribbean region to visit China after the 20th CPC National Congress. (more…)

AMLO and Mexico’s Fourth Transformation

By Adalberto Santana on November 29, 2022

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, called for a mass rally that took place on November 27th. AMLO led a march through the main avenues of Mexico City, which culminated in a huge rally in the Plaza de la Constitución, better known as the Zócalo.  The authorities of the Mexican capital estimated the turnout at approximately 1,200,000 people. (more…)

Lula Calls for the Release of WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange

November 29, 2022

photo: Katherine Da Silva

President-elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (PT) called for the release of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after meeting with Kristinn Hrafnsson, editor-in-chief of the website, and Joseph Farrell, ambassador of the organization, on Monday , in Brasília. (more…)

Elections in Cuba: A Cautionary Success in Difficult Times

By Gustavo A Maranges on November 29, 2022

This year has been really active in Latin America when it comes to elections which have taken place in Chile, Colombia, Brazil, and, last but not least, Cuba. (more…)

‘The World Now Faces the Challenges Our People Foretold’

By Leonard Peltier on November 29, 2022

National Day of Mourning 2022 in Plymouth, Massachusetts, Nov. 24. Photo: Rachel Jones / UAINE

Greetings my relatives, friends, loved ones and supporters.

First, I want to say how deeply grateful I am that you would want to hear what I have to say. (more…)

US and Cuban Youth Come Together for a Better Future

By Alejandra Garcia on November 28, 2022 from Havana

Calla Walsh, co-chair of the National Network on Cuba, attending the US/Cuba Youth Meeting, observes local elections in Cuba.

Since last Thursday, Cuba has been the venue for an important gathering entitled, Youth Friendship Meeting “Building Our Future Today.” Young people from Cuba and the United States shared, in English and Spanish, thoughts about social justice, free public access to education and health, science (more…)

US House Agriculture Representatives Visit to Cuba: The Elephant in the Room

By Gustavo A Maranges on November 27, 2022

photo: Bill Hackwell

Last week, a delegation of three representatives completed a working visit to Cuba. The bipartisan group was made up of Salud Carbajal (D-CA), Jim Baird (R-IN), and Jahana Hayes (D-CT), all members of the House Agriculture Committee. (more…)

“No Thanks” to Indiscriminate Access to Guns in the U.S.

By David Brooks on November 24, 2022

Even thanks can no longer be given without bullets. In the most armed and violent advanced country in the world there have been more than 600 mass shootings -with 4 or more victims- so far this year, an average of two every day. (more…)

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