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Cuba Asserts Its Right To Protect US Political Prisoners By
Cuba defended its sovereign right to grant protection and asylum to U.S. dissidents, civil rights fighters and persecuted persons, rebuffing the demand of U.S. President Donald Trump that the Caribbean nation returns so-called U.S....
Trump Is Planning To Reverse Obama’s Policies On Cuba By
New reports out of the Daily Caller suggest that President Trump is planning to soon make an announcement that he is reversing all of President Obama’s moves to reopen US-Cuba relations, which saw a reestablishment of diplomatic ties, a slight loosening of business restrictions,...
Obama’s Legacy In Latin America: Militarization, Right-Wing Coups, & The Rule Of Wall St. By
“Tis now the very witching time of night, When churchyards yawn and hell itself breathes out Contagion to this world” – William Shakespeare, from “Hamlet” NEW YORK —  (Opinion) It seems we have arrived at the witching hour of Obama’s presidency, when...
Fidel Castro: Charismatic Revolutionary Leader Who Defied The Odds By
Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz (90), who passed away on last week, was the son of a Spanish immigrant from Galicia, Spain.  A significant world personality in the second half of the 20th century, Castro was regarded, love him or hate him, as a superb fighter, athlete, strategist...
Thousand Flock To Havana To Honor Fidel Castro By
Thousands of Cubans are flocking to Havana’s Revolution Square Monday to pay final respects to revolutionary leader and former President Fidel Castro, who passed away Friday night at the age of 90. A long line of supporters snaked through the vast square as Cubans walked...
US Reaffirms Decades-Long Economic Blockade Against Cuba By
After announcing an easing on trade restrictions with Cuba last month, the United States government imposed a fine of almost US$6 million on a U.S.-based company and two subsidiaries for doing business with the Caribbean island, reaffirming the devastating, internationally-rejected...
US Abstains For 1st Time In UN Vote Rejecting Blockade Of Cuba By
A historic step toward lifting the blockade on Cuba, the United States abstained Wednesday in the United Nations general assembly vote calling for the end of the Cold War measure for the 25th consecutive year. “The United States has always voted against this resolution,”...
US Govt Spent $4 Million To Undermine Cuban Democracy In 2015 By
Washington spent close to US$4 million in 2015 alone to fund programs that promote regime change in the socialist island of Cuba through the U.S. agency National Endowment for Democracy, data compiled by journalist Tracey Eaton revealed, issued Wednesday by Along the Malecon. Cuban...
Venezuela’s Maduro Accuses US of “Imperialist Attack” Against Latin American Leftists By
Venezuela’s leftist president Nicolas Maduro told a crowd of supporters Saturday that the turmoil of recent months in progressive Latin American countries are the result of “an imperialist attack on all,” teleSUR reports. “It’s an imperialist...
Despite Thawing Relations, Cubans Still Resisting Subversive US Policies Towards Cuba By
Before leaving Montreal for Havana in March 2016 to cover  Obama’s trip to Havana, I wrote an article on Cuba–US relations. Referring to the cultural war to include, in the broad sense of the term, ideological and political aggression, I asked: “The question...