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Between Goals and the Cups

By Tubal Páez Hernández on July 15, 2024

Artwork by Aristides Hernandez (Ares)

The Copa America and the Euro Cup are coming to an end and deserve a reflection, even if this is just a grain of sand in a wave that has moved multitudes on Planet Soccer. There is a new cartoon by the famed Cuban cartoonist Aristides Hernandez Guerrero (Ares), which shows a man with a newspaper in hand, and he lifts with his fingers the lines of text to find what is behind. (more…)

Venezuela VP Delcy Rodríguez Injured while Assessing Damage from Hurricane Beryl

July 3, 2024

Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodriguez

Venezuela’s Executive Vice President, Delcy Rodríguez, suffered minor injuries in an accident on Tuesday afternoon, while she was deployed to Cumanacoa, Sucre state, attending to families affected by hurricane Beryl. President Nicolás Maduro announced the news, highlighting that Rodríguez was working with the community when the incident occurred. (more…)

“Earthquake in Miami”

By José R. Cabañas Rodríguez on March 28, 2024

Havana, photo: Bill Hackwell

On March 17, extraordinary events took place in Cuba, which once again received disproportionate coverage in the social networks and some foreign media considering the type of disasters we are experiencing in today’s world. They are “extraordinary in Cuba” because this has not been a country where the forces of law and order walk with long guns in the streets, there are no armored cars to confront demonstrations with strong jets of water, nor are there cases of loss of eyes due to the use of rubber bullets. (more…)

We Won’t Go Back into Our Cages: Celebrating Women’s Day in Nicaragua

By Becca Renk on March 8, 2024 from Nicaragua



By Randy Alonso Falcón on February 27, 2024 from Havana

Fidel, photo: Roberto Chile

“From Martí I learned ethics”, Fidel would tell us again and again, in permanent confirmation of one of the most expensive essences of his revolutionary thinking and acting. It was the basis on which he erected the moral shield that accompanied him in life; it was the force that earned him the admiration of our people and reserved for him the respect of his adversaries. (more…)

The Worms of Corruption

By Jorge Elbaum on December 4, 2023

Bob Menendez

New Jersey Democratic Senator Robert Bob Menendez, responsible for the harassment and bullying of all popular, progressive and leftist regimes in Latin America and the Caribbean during the last three decades, is about to face a Manhattan court on charges of illicit enrichment, receiving bribes, influence peddling and collusion with a foreign government (Egypt) to enable the export of arms. (more…)

200 Years of the Monroe Doctrine; How the United States Went from Pseudo-Isolationism to Aggressive Expansionism

By Leonid Savin on December 6, 2023
December 2, 2023 marked two hundred years since U.S. President James Monroe’s address to Congress, which came to be known as the Monroe Doctrine. It has become a household name for U.S. foreign policy over the past several centuries and will likely continue to be used indefinitely into the future. (more…)

Venezuela Rejects ‘Unacceptable’ US Meddling in Essequibo Dispute

By José Luis Granados Ceja on  December 5, 2023

map of Venezuela including Essequibo

In a statement by the government, Venezuela said it was prepared to defend the results of Sunday’s referendum concerning the Essequibo region from US interference in the matter, “The Venezuelan people as a whole demonstrated their will unequivocally and their revolutionary government will defend this democratic expression in the face of any blackmail or interventionist threat,” read the statement. (more…)

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