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PICS: VIVA CUBA! Cuban Doctors Treating the People of Haiti

January 24, 2010

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A salute to the brave people of Haiti who deserve nothing less than the best medical treatment.  Unfortunately, not all Haitians can receive medical care from the Cubans, but the ones who do are very lucky.  Close to 350 Cubans were already on the ground in Haiti when the quake happened along with 400 Haitian doctors, […]

Che Guevara(videos): His Legacy on the 81st Anniversary of His Birth

June 12, 2009

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This coming Sunday, June 14, is  the 81st anniversary of Che Guevara’s birth and it is a good occasion to review various parts of his life and missions. In late 1964, after making a speech before the UN General Assembly, Che Guevara embarked on a lengthy tour of Africa that began and ended in Algeria. […]

CUBA: Che Guevara’s Legacy Upon the Occasion of His 80th Birthday

June 13, 2008

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This June 14 is the 80th anniversary of Che Guevara’s birth and it is a good occasion to review various parts of his life. In late 1964, after making a speech before the UN General Assembly, Che Guevara embarked on a lengthy tour of Africa that began and ended in Algeria. He visited Mali, Congo […]

HAITI: Latortue Lacks Credibility for UN Post in Guinea

April 8, 2008

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By Kevin Pina On March 20, 2008, the United Nations announced that Gerard Latortue, the former Prime Minister of Haiti, was appointed to go to Guinea to conduct a social and political dialogue that will lead ultimately to national elections. Many in Haiti question the choice of Latortue to broker a settlement in Guinea given […]

Cuba Meets Africa Music-Dance Break (video): AFRICANDO!

February 15, 2008

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Time for a serious music-dance break this evening. If you have never heard of the West African group, Africando, I hope you will check out the two videos I have posted below. With Cuban music as its base (and yes, the roots of Cuban music are based in Africa) and melodies sung variously in French, […]

Pan-African Roots Establishes a Great, New BLOG

January 6, 2008

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CHECK OUT A TERRIFIC NEW BLOG FROM PAN-AFRICAN ROOTS! Pan-African Roots’ new blog, paroots.org Blog, is a great new resource on the web that will be of invaluable assistance to progressive and revolutionary activists across the globe. Please see the announcement of the new blog by its co-directors, Bob Brown and Banbose Shango. Then, check […]

CUBA, FIDEL: US, AFRICAN STUDENTS

July 30, 2007

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Not only has Michael Moore helped bring the truth about Cuba’s superior health care system out of the shadows, but now people are beginning to learn about Cuba’s Latin American School of Medicine and that US students are among its graduates. At the end of the post is a CBS story about a US student […]