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CIA Declassifies More Bay of Pigs Documents

August 16, 2011

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CIA declassifies more Bay of Pigs documents The Bay of Pigs invasion was hampered by major confusion and mixed signals, according to newly released documents. Related Content Volume I: Part I (March, 1960 – April, 1961) Volume I: Part II (March, 1960 – April, 1961) Volume I: Part III (March, 1960 – April, 1961) Volume […]

VIDEOS: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, FIDEL!

August 13, 2011

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Today, August 13, i s the 85th birthday of Fidel Castro. Two videos:  the first is of President Evo Morales of Bolivia talking  about Fidel and the great impact he has had around the world ; the second video is a true treasure   – Fidel in his own words.  Viva Fidel!

FIDEL on Chavez, Health Care, and the Meaning of Solidarity

July 6, 2011

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Reflections by Comrade Fidel A BRILLIANT AND COURAGEOUS STATEMENT Attending to other matters that are now top priority, I momentarily strayed from the frequency with which I had been writing reflections in the year 2010; however, Hugo Chávez Frías’ proclamation last Thursday the 30th, obliges me to write these lines. The president of Venezuela is […]

Chavez’ Health: “The Only Metastasis is the Miami Herald and the Rest of Right Wing Press” Says Ven Official

June 26, 2011

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Sunday, June 26th 2011 – 02:51 UTC Contradictory reports on the health condition of President Chavez Venezuela’s Deputy Foreign Affairs minister Temir Porras said on Saturday President Hugo Chavez was rapidly recovering from surgery and described reports to the contrary published in the Miami press as ‘day dreaming’ Deputy Foreign Affairs minister Temir Porras said […]

USAID Identifies Its “Prey” in Annual Program to Destabilize Cuba: LGBT, Journalists and Others

June 23, 2011

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Go to the link after the article to get more info on the Cuba destabilization grant program including USAID’s plan to target Cuban teen-agers.  Monday, June 20, 2011 State Department announces $4.1 million in Cuba grants Below is the State Department’s latest request for proposals from organizations interested in carrying out democracy work in Cuba. […]

Torture Firm Tied to Destructive Evictions in Haiti

May 30, 2011

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Torture Firm Risks Incorporated Tied To Destructive Evictions in Haiti US Security Firm Caught Training Mexican Police in Torture Techniques Is Working in the Caribbean By Ansel Herz Special to the Narco News Bulletin May 29, 2011 Security forces who are tearing down makeshift tent camps inhabited by Haitians displaced in last year’s earthquake were trained by […]

ALBA Leads “Collective Rejection” of US Sanctions Against Venezuela

May 28, 2011

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ALBA Leads ‘Collective Rejection’ of U.S. Sanctions Against Venezuela Juan Reardon. Venezuelanalysis. May 26, 2011 http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/6220 Mérida – On Wednesday the Latin American nations that make up the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of the Americas (ALBA) joined regional voices in their “indignation and rejection” of the U.S. government’s decision to impose unilateral sanctions against […]