What’s Behind The Assassination Of Haitian President Moïses?

by Dan Cohen and Kim Ivers, published on MintPress News, July 9, 2021 Everything you never knew about what is going on in Haiti.  The quote targets the immediate issue, who killed Jovenal Moise, but the entire interview lays out a detailed context.  [jb] The assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse sent shockwaves through the tiny Caribbean island nation and[…]

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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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Racial Capitalism and the Betrayal of Haiti

By Yves Engler, published on Socialist Action, April 5, 2021 Qui Bono in Haiti? [jb] Domination by multinational corporations and “light skinned” local capitalists — that’s the story of Haiti as illustrated by one recent event. The day after his already paper-thin constitutional legitimacy completely eroded Jovenel Moïse gave significant amounts of Haitian land to a light-skinned oligarch working with Coca-Cola. According[…]

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US Imperialist Boot on Haiti

by Marty Goodman, published on Socialist Action, March 23, 2021 On Feb. 28, thousands of Haitians marched through the capital, Port-au-Prince, and other cities across the country to demand that the de facto President Jovenal Moïse and his corrupt crony capitalist blood-stained oligarchy step down. A relentless, arrogant U.S. imperialism is putting its money – once again – on this[…]

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