When solidarity is for real

The United States insists on saying that it is concerned about the Cuban people... a concern that ironically translates into the ongoing genocidal blockade that hinders the fight against COVID-19. ... More

Cubans celebrate "National Rebellion Day" in tribute to the Centennial Generation that attacked two barracks belonging to Fulgencio Batista's dictatorship, under very adverse circumstances, which encourages us to reflect on those actions and renew our resolve to face the current difficulties.... More

Still with sobriety, but with firmness, the Cuban people celebrate one more anniversary of the assault on the Moncada Barracks in Santiago de Cuba and Carlos Manuel de Céspedes Barracks in Bayamo, a suitable date to take a brief look at our region 68 years after that historic day.... More

Social media analyst Julian Macias explained the campaign that has been carried on digital platforms against Cuba, and that has been reinforced in recent days.... More

News from Colombia

Definitely the most important news received this week from Colombia, one of the most violent countries on the continent, has to do with the formal accusation against ten military personnel and one civilian, allegedly responsible for the death of 120 people in the case known as "False positives."... More

The United States, in its annual report on human trafficking released by U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken -- a document that lacks any legal or moral authority whatsoever -- cynically and shamelessly accuses Cuba (for merely slanderous purposes and political blackmail) of insufficiently complying with the minimum standards for the elimination of human trafficking, when details and irrefutable evidence show quite the opposite.... More

Donald Rumsfeld, the former U.S. congressman, aide to several Republican presidents, and two-time defense secretary whose torture-laden tenure and ruinous legacy were defined by his lies in service of an unending war that's killed at least hundreds of thousands of people, died Tuesday at age 88.... More

The contempt that the current president shows towards the Indigenous people is notorious.  He considers them sub-people and on December 1, 2018 he stated quite clearly: “Our project for the Indio is to make them equal to us.”  And he advanced further: “There is not going to be a centimeter demarcated for indigenous reserve or for quilombolas.”... More

In the United States, more than 30,000 people die annually in incidents related to firearms, from suicides to mass shootings.  An alarming figure that, far from decreasing, continue to increase, coupled with the rise in the sales of weapons in the U.S.... More

Conservatives in the European Parliament have consistently vilified Cuba.  Attuned with the backward Republican Party in the United States and Cuban-American extremists present in that Congress, the right wing in the European Parliament seeks to suspend the European Union-Cuba Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement.... More

Cuban doctors have saved numerous lives in Bolivia.  But after the coup d'état of November 2019 against the then President Evo Morales, the de facto authorities, led by the self-proclaimed president Jeannine Áñez, propitiated with their slanders the end of bilateral cooperation.... More

So much love in a syringe

No matter what they call them -- syringes or needles or jabs -- many people in America and Europe have been promoting, for months now, the collection of financial resources in order to send to Cuba a package of basic inputs to deploy its awaited vaccination against COVID-19.... More

The request of the U.S. government for 20 million dollars from its budget for 2022 assigned to what it describes as "democracy programs in Cuba," aims at strengthening organizations established in the United States with a history of interference.... More

Time for the polls

In the midst of a severe wave of infections due to COVID-19, nearly 25 million citizens are summoned to the polls next Sunday in Peru, to define between two diametrically opposed options the future president of that nation.... More

The brutal governmental response to protests and mobilizations in Colombia exposed to the world a militarized country, with uniformed soldiers and hired killers.... More