Meet the Americans Studying Medicine on the Cuban Government’s Dime

The Cuban government has been paying Americans through a little known program to study medicine in order to return to the United States and serve underprivileged communities.

Meet the Americans Studying Medicine on the Cuban Government’s Dime

It’s a medical school like no other: the largest of its kind in the world. The Latin American School of Medicine (ELAM) in Havana, Cuba hosts students from well over 100 countries and every year, dozens of American students are paid to go there to train as doctors. Paid, that is, by the Cuban government on the proviso that they return to the U.S.

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Remembering Theresa Halasa: Revered Veteran of the Palestinian Resistance

Theresa Halasa, a veteran of the Palestinian armed resistance movement, survived over a decade in an Israeli prison. Last week, she succumbed to cancer at 65.

Remembering Theresa Halasa: Revered Veteran of the Palestinian Resistance

Amman, Jordan -- “I didn’t join the Palestinian resistance because I experienced suffering, I joined out of a sense of patriotism,” Theresa Halasa, a revered veteran of the Palestinian resistance said this in an interview in 2009.

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US Accused of Using Food Aid to Smuggle Weapons to Militants in Syria’s Rukban Refugee Camp

UN aid trucks, according to Russian military sources, are being used to deliver not only food and supplies to the suffering civilians but also arms and ammunition to Maghawir Al-Thawra.

US Accused of Using Food Aid to Smuggle Weapons to Militants in Syria’s Rukban Refugee Camp

DAMASCUS (Mideast Discourse) -- While the COVID-19 pandemic has taken center stage in the

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Biden’s Foreign Policy Team Hints at War with China, Conflict with Russia

An analysis by the Brookings Institute based on interviews with Biden’s foreign policy teams hints at a foreign policy that closely mirrors that of the Pentagon under President Trump.

Biden’s Foreign Policy Team Hints at War with China, Conflict with Russia

After closely conversing with senior foreign policy experts on Joe Biden’s team, Thomas Wright, Director of the Center on the United States and Europe for the influential think-tank the Brookings Institute, penned an unintentionally hair-raising

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IMF Conditions Emergency COVID-19 Loan to Venezuela on Regime Change

The IMF refused a COVID–19 emergency loan to Venezuela unless it agreed to overthrow President Maduro and installs the Washington-backed Juan Guaidó.

IMF Conditions Emergency COVID-19 Loan to Venezuela on Regime Change

Earlier this month, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) blocked a request from Venezuela for an emergency loan to deal with the COVID–19 pandemic on the grounds that President Nicolas Maduro “lacked recognition.” “IMF engagement with member countries is predicated on official government recognition by the international community, as reflected in

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Beyond Chutzpah: the Hypocrisy of US Nacroterrorism Charges Against Venezuela

This latest escalation of the US hybrid war against Venezuela takes place amid a global pandemic, which the US apparently sees as an opportunity to further attack a people made more vulnerable by the health crisis.

Beyond Chutzpah: the Hypocrisy of US Nacroterrorism Charges Against Venezuela

According to the parable, the ungrateful son takes out a life insurance policy on his parents, murders them to collect, and is caught and found guilty. At his sentencing, the judge asks if he has anything to say on his behalf. The son replies: “Have mercy upon me because I am an orphan.” That’s chutzpah. U.S. Attorney General Barr’s

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Lee Camp: Nationalism is Making the Coronavirus Outbreak Much Worse

We act like nations are a given – as if there’s no other way to organize our species, no other way to behave except to have your flag’s colors tattooed across your nipples and your national anthem burned into your soft mushy brain matter. But in fact, nations have not always been the way we humans have divided ourselves.

Lee Camp: Nationalism is Making the Coronavirus Outbreak Much Worse

Something every American takes for granted has made the coronavirus outbreak much worse. That thing sits ingrained in our minds since we could barely take two steps without a face full of carpet. But before I get to that, let’s set the scene. I don’t have to tell you that things are bad. We’re in the middle of a global pandemic, our economy

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