Politicians in the United States and the European Union are insisting on the recognition of the sovereignty of the Ukraine, when the truth is that both entities are intervening in the internal affairs of that Eastern European country, interventions that have already led to the unseating of President Viktor Yanukóvich.... More

In response to the violence instigated by the Venezuelan elite, the working class of Venezuela took to the streets this week. They went out not with pistols or grenades, but with brooms and shovels to clean the burned trash and remove the barricades that have restricted the free movement of thousands of citizens.... More

Fernando González, one of the five Cuban antiterrorist fighters unjustly imprisioned in the United States, is not morally nor physically destroyed, as his jailers and the Miami mafia would have liked.... More

Havana, February 28 (RHC)-- The 16th Habano Cigar Festival closes Friday evening as it is dedicated to the emblematic H. Upmann cigar brand and a big auction of humidors -- like the one seen in the picture -- a replica of the Barcardi building in Havana, an art deco symbol of Havana.... More

With its Pacific Alliance, the United States is attempting to reverse the failure of its colonial-inspired Free Trade Area of the Americas, that was definitely buried by Latin America at Argentina's 2005 Mar del Plata meeting. ... More

Guests and journalists attending the 26 Habano Cigar Festival in the Cuban capital took part of tour of tobacco-leaf plantations in famous Pinar del Rio province on Tuesday, after they took part of a welcoming gala on Monday, which was dedicated to famous brands Partagas and Hoyo de Monterrey.... More

The efforts of the Government of Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa to eradicate child labor and concomitant poverty—the outcome of decades of neoliberal policies in that country and in Latin America—are commendable.... More

By Arnold August On February 19, 2014, at a Press Conference by President Obama, President Peña Nieto (Mexico), and Prime Minister Harper (Canada), in Toluca, Mexico, Obama stated:... More

The World has witnessed a rapid increase in the number of people who consume illegal substances. Drug trafficking is a profitable business, generating billions of dollars as it claims thousands of lives around the globe. ... More

The largest Cuban literary festival- the International Book Fair 2014 has opened its doors to the public in what has now become its customary venue: the multicentenary fortresses of El Morro and La Cabaña, overlooking from the East the beautiful skyline of Havana across the maritime entrance to the ample bay.... More

Cuba has also joined the world campaign "Chavez was here", being conducted in many countries of the world from this Tuesday until Five March, the first anniversary of his untimely death in Caracas, the victim of cancer.... More

Improved health assistance, better education and a higher standard of living for all of the Salvadoran population are included among the main concerns of the ruling government’s Farabundo Martí Front for National Liberation in the Central American Republic of El Salvador and this has been its concern of that governmen for the past four years.... More

One of the legacies of the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States, CELAC, an organization that he described as the most important contemporary project on the Continent. ... More

Cuba: Capital of Our America

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega says that the CELAC Summit held on the 28th and 29th of January in Havana made Cuba the capital of Our America -- the united homeland that was the dream of Liberator Simon Bolivar, Cuba's Jose Marti and many other independence heroes in our region.... More

The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States, CELAC, came into existence to foster social integration and the wellbeing of the peoples that comprise its regional system of thirty three nations. In a short period of time, CELAC has ostensibly become the active voice of the whole region.... More