“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…)

Fidel and a New Type of Relationship between Cuba and the U.S.

By José Ramón Cabañas on November 23, 2022

The statue of Fidel Castro in Moscow. photo: Alijandro Azcuy

In order to understand Fidel Castro’s contribution to Political Science and, in particular, to the sphere of International Relations, especially in regard to Cuba’s ties with the United States, one must start from the precedent of the work and practice of José Martí, the Cuban National Hero, and the latter’s influence on the former’s thought and action. (more…)

Cuba Says Goodbye to One of its Greatest Musicians

By Marcos A Maranges on November 22, 2022 from Havana

Today in the early morning hours, one of the most important singer-songwriters in the history of Cuba, the troubadour Pablo Milanes, who delighted millions of people around the world with his tuned guitar and unmistakable voice, passed away in Madrid. Milanes is, together with Silvio Rodriguez and Noel Nicola, one of the pivotal founders of the Cuban Nueva Trova movement, which had an enormous range and impact throughout Latin America and in some European countries. (more…)

Diaz-Canel and Putin Inaugurate Monument to Fidel Castro in Moscow

November 22, 2022

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin presided Tuesday at the inauguration ceremony of a monument to the eternal leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro in Moscow. The sculpture stands on the square named after the Commander in the Sokol district. (more…)

Biden, Everyone Knows Cuba is Not a Terrorist Country

By Cheryl LaBash on November 22, 2022

Cuba’s Ambassador to the United Nations Yuri Gala López explains SSOT designation at the National Network on Cuba meeting in New York. photo: Bill Hackwell

The Biden administration certainly must have gotten the message after the 185 to 2 vote for the thirtieth consecutive year, the United Nations General Assembly condemned the US starvation blockade on Cuba. Country after country from almost all continents not only condemned the U.S. economic war while making special emphasis to remove Cuba from the spurious arbitrary State Department List alleging State Sponsors of Terrorism (SSOT). (more…)

One Hundred Days of Gustavo Petro: Colombia Is Finally Changing

By Alejandra Garcia on November 22, 2022

Gustavo Petro promised a change, and he is achieving it. One hundred days after his inauguration ceremony in Bogota’s Bolivar Square, the first left-wing president of this Latin American country has managed to implement 50 essential measures to lift Colombians out of endemic poverty and violence. (more…)

Fidel in the Heart of the People

By Rubén G. Abelenda on November Nov 21, 2022

In these sad days, as the sixth anniversary of the departure of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution approaches on November 25, I heard an African friend say that he would have given more than 20 years of his life for Fidel Castro to be physically among us today. (more…)

What is Behind the Summit of Global Conservatism Held in Mexico?

By Gustavo A Maranges on November 20, 2022

On December 18 and 19, Mexico hosted the Conservative Political Action Coalition (CPAC), a global meeting of far-right forces. Thinking about the date, the context, and the participants provide valuable information to elucidate what this meeting was all about. It was not an ordinary or scheduled meeting, but an emergency one after the successive failures of the regional right wing. (more…)

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