The US Must End Its Brutal Sanctions Against Cuba, Not Intervene There

by Ben Burgis, published on The Jacobin, July 13, 2021 We might also add that the day after protesters expressed anger at the government, even more people took to the streets to support the government.  [jb] On Sunday, the largest anti-government protests in at least twenty-seven years broke out in Cuba. Thousands of people marched in the streets chanting slogans.[…]

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The US Gets Isolated by Its Blockade Policy: What Will Happen Now?

by Alejandra Garcia, published on Resumen English, June 24, 2021 Cuba’s new victory over Washington was not news in the US. No head of diplomacy or White House representatives issued any criteria regarding the fact that 184 of the 193 countries that make up the United Nations (UN) voted on Wednesday to end the blockade imposed on the island for[…]

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Biden Should Make Normalizing Relations with Cuba “A Priority”

by Medea Benjamin, June 1, 2021 Silvia from Miami, Eduardo from Hialeah, Abel from Lakeland. The names pour in on the donations page for “Syringes to Cuba” as Carlos Lazo promotes the campaign on his popular Facebook livestream. An energetic Cuban-American high school teacher in Seattle, Lazo created a group called Puentes de Amor, Bridges of Love, to unite Cuban[…]

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Cuba: The Murderous Blockade

La Jornada Editorial, published on Resumen English, May 29, 2021 In the midst of an increase in the number of COVID-19 infections, the illegal blockade imposed against Cuba by Washington and maintained over the past more than 60 years has become the best ally of the coronavirus in Cuba. As Yuri Valdes, Associate Director of the Finlay Vaccine Institute revealed,[…]

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Changes in Cuba

by Rosa Miriam Elizalde, published on Resumen English,  April 29, 2021 I remember the epitaphs written in advance 30 years ago. As the USSR crumbled, the wise men of the tribe predicted that Cuba would not resist without Moscow’s gold nor would it be able to withstand the entropy of “real socialism” with the addition of U.S. pressures. “With the[…]

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Cuba and the Historic Generation that the U.S. Could Not Kill

By Alejandra Garcia, published on Resumen English, April 20, 2021 This Monday, Cuba closed the doors of its most important political event of 2021: the eighth Congress of the Communist Party (PCC). Following four days of sessions, 60 years after the failure of the US invasion of the island, the historic generation of the Revolution took the podium to announce[…]

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Why There Are No George Floyds in Cuba

by August H. Nimtz, published in Fire This Time Newspaper, April, 2021 “I can’t breathe” were the final words of George Floyd, repeated more than 20 times while a white Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin, pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck for nearly nine minutes on May 25, 2020. The horrific killing of George Floyd ignited mass anti-police brutality protests[…]

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Biden Must Reprogram Funds for Subversion in Cuba

By Alejandra Garcia, published on Resumen English, March 3, 2021 Of the never-ending list of U.S. measures against Cuba, much is said about the six-decade economic blockade. However, less attention is paid to the former U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to maintain the program that has allocated over $250 million in the last twenty years to covert subversion operations against[…]

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The Unbearable Levity of Digital Monopolies

by Rosa Miriam Elizalde, published on Resumen English, February 17, 2021 The closure of Trump’s accounts comes too late and does not have the smell of carnations, but of another discretionary practice of private Internet monopolies, which act according to the winds blowing in Washington. Trump’s expulsion from the paradise of social media platforms, as a result of the assault[…]

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