Actions Against the Blockade of Cuba from September 16-18 in Washington DC

By Resumen Latinoamericano North America Bureau

June 2014, Photo: Bill Hackwell

June 2014, Photo: Bill Hackwell

Last June, 2014, the International Committee for the Freedom of the Cuban 5 organized the third “5 Days for the Cuban 5” in Washington D.C. At that time it would have been hard for the committee, or the solidarity movement as a whole, to imagine that six months later Antonio, Ramón and Gerardo would be back in Cuba (more…)

Democracy and the Restoration of Cuba-US Diplomatic Relations

By Arnold August on July 18, 2015

Embassies in Havana and Washington on July 20

USA-Cuba1-400x268The re-establishment of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the US and the opening of embassies in Havana and Washington, DC is a victory for Cuba. Negotiations between the two countries had been taking place secretly for 18 months before being made public on December 17, 2014. (more…)

Argentine General and 28 Others Sentenced to Life for Crimes against Humanity

Thousands gather to hear the historic sentencing for crimes against humanity outside the federal court in Cordoba, Argentina.

August 25, 2016

An Argentine court sentenced former General Luciano Benjamin Menendez to life in prison Thursday for crimes against humanity committed at secret Dirty War-era detention centers in the late 1970s, making a landmark step in the struggle for justice for human rights abuses during one of  the darkest chapters in the South American country’s history.  (more…)

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