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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What Is Wrong with the “Humanitarian Crossing” into Syria?

by Rick Sterling, published on Global Research, July 8, 2021 The U.S. is hellbent on keeping their crossing into Idlib open.   Tony Blinken warned the Russians a week ago week if they use their veto in the Security Council, the U.S. will end Biden’s initiative to open a dialog with them.  What a surprise. U.S. dialogue ends at the first[…]

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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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Maduro: COVAX ‘Owes a Debt’ to Venezuela

by Ricardo Vaz, published on Venezuelanalysis, June 9, 2021 Mexico City, Mexico, June 9, 2021 (venezuelanalysis.com) – Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro lashed out at efforts to deny the country access to vaccines. In a televised address on Sunday, the Venezuelan president accused the opposition and “organizations of US imperialism” of engaging in a lobbying campaign to stop vaccine producers from[…]

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The Case of Alex Saab – US abduction of Venezuelan Diplomat, a Global Challenge

by Sara Flouders and Roger D. Harris, June 12, 2021 With the possible extradition of a Venezuelan diplomat to the US on bogus charges, an emergency human rights delegation organized by the International Campaign to Free Alex Saab was quickly dispatched to Cabo Verde, where he is imprisoned. This island archipelago nation off the west coast of Africa is one[…]

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Nicaragua and the Western Human Rights Industry

by Stephen Sefton, Tortilla Con Sal, published on TeleSUR English, April 9, 2021 John Heartfield’s famous photomontage of a newspaper cabbagehead had the caption “Whoever Reads Bourgeois Newspapers Becomes Blind and Deaf!” The caption is even more true now as the 21st Century moves into its third decade. Western reporting of all kinds is strained through the filters of corporate-dominated intellectual managerial[…]

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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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Eyewitness report: Syrians Celebrate Election Outcome

by Kobi Guillory, published on Fightback News, May 28, 2021 Damascus, Syria – On Wednesday, May 26, election day in Syria, crowds flocked to polling places to cast their votes. A delegation of observers from the U.S., South Africa, France and Palestine visited polling locations east of Damascus in the war-torn Ghouta region to witness the voting and celebrations taking[…]

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Government Report Documents US Responsibility for Venezuela’s Humanitarian Dilemma

by Roger D. Harris, published on Resumen English, May 1, 2021 Venezuela was once one of the most prosperous countries in Latin America. The popular classes enjoyed major advances from the Bolivarian Revolution initiated by Hugo Chávez. Today Venezuela is experiencing an unprecedented economic crisis with severe humanitarian consequences. The US government blames the crisis on the mismanagement and corruption[…]

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