For Moment, the World Embraces the Cuba Model – and Slaps the Empire ~ by Glen Ford

“For Cuba, service to oppressed and exploited peoples is a revolutionary act of the highest moral caliber.”   Revolutionary Cuba has always been a miracle and gift to all humankind. This week, the nations of the world – with two savage exceptions – instructed their emissaries at the UN General Assembly to tell the world’s…

Obama’s Cynical, Stilted Response to Ebola vs. Cuba’s Magnificent Mobilization ~ by Glen Ford

“After centuries of fattening the colonial bat, the Ebola-afflicted countries have almost no structural defenses against even the tiniest invaders.” The World Health Organization is warning that the Ebola virus is now killing 70 percent of those infected in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, with new cases projected to reach 10,000 per week by December.…

One of ‘Cuban Five’ to be let out of prison

  . Posters with portraits of five Cubans jailed in the United States are dispayed in front of the Cuba’s Consulate during a demonstration in Sao Pablo, Brazil, on April 7, 2010 (AFP Photo/Nelson Almeida) Miami (AFP) – One of the so-called “Cuban Five” — intelligence agents convicted in a 2001 US spy case that…

Cuba: Ties with Russia under Full Expansion

Cuba: Ties with Russia under Full Expansion Cuba: Ties with Russia under Full Expansion TEHRAN (FNA)- The relations between Cuba and Russia are under full expansion, president of Cuban Parliament Esteban Lazo said. Lazo made the remarks on Friday after signing an agreement with the visiting leader of Russian Senate, Valentina Matviyenko, to boost the…

Cuban agent begins renouncement of U.S. citizenship

Print View PhotoReuters/Reuters – Cuban agent Rene Gonzalez (R) walks next his lawyer Philip Horowitz (back C) outside the U.S. diplomatic mission in Cuba, United States Interest Section (USINT), in Havana May 6, 2013. REUTERS/Enrique …more  De La Osa  less  By Jeff Franks               HAVANA (Reuters) – A Cuban agent who served 13 years behind bars in the United…

Op-Ed: Assata Shakur? How about these REAL terrorists living in the USA?

source url: http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/349359#tab=comments&sc=0 By  Brett Wilkins Washington –  Yesterday the FBI added former Black Panther  and convicted cop-killer Assata Shakur to its Most Wanted Terrorist list,  placing a $2 million reward on her head. Shakur becomes the first woman and the  second ‘domestic terrorist’ to make the list. Shakur, whose birth name is Joanne Chesimard, was also…

Cuban President Heads May Day Central Event

Cuban President Heads May Day Central Event   Cuban May Day demonstration in Havana. Hundreds of thousands attended to express solidarity with the workers struggle internationally., a photo by Pan-African News Wire File Photos on Flickr. Havana. May 1, 2013 Cuban President heads May Day central event PRESIDENT Raúl Castro today headed the central event…

Reacciones a la muerte de Hugo Chávez

Reacciones a la muerte de Hugo Chávez Idolatrado y odiado a partes iguales, nadie cuestiona la influencia de Hugo Chávez en Venezuela. Foto:EFESeguidores del presidente venezolano, Hugo Chávez, se congregan en la Plaza Bolívar de Caracas. 11:09 La Unión Europea ha expresado su “tristeza” por el fallecimiento del presidente venezolano y ha destacado el “desarrollo…

Maduro acusa a Estados Unidos de envenenar a Chávez

El vicepresidente de Venezuela anuncia la creación de una comisión científica para investigar las causas del cáncer del presidente, que se encuentra en estado muy grave. El vicepresidente de Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, ha anunciado la creación de una “comisión científica” para investigar las causas del cáncer del presidente del país, Hugo Chávez, que se encuentra…

Letter from Fidel Castro to Hugo Chavez upon Chavez’s Departure from Cuba

By Fidel Castro, February 18th 2013 http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/7823 Venezuenalysis.com translates the letter written to Hugo Chavez by Fidel Castro just before Chavez’s return to Venezuela in the early hours of Monday 18 February. Dear Hugo, I am extremely satisfied that you have been able to return to that piece of American land which you love so…