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Cuba’s May Day Celebration

May 2, 2011

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The Voices of a Glorious May Day Resounds Through Every Space By Arailaisy Rosabal García / Radio Cadena Agramonte. lasy@rcagramonte.icrt.cuYesterday was a day of confirmations and confessions in Cuba. The International Workers’ Day couldn’t be otherwise in the island because for 50 years this celebration has become a colourful hive of people, flags and songs. […]

Venezuela to Leave Andean Trade Pact Due to Peru and Colombia Approval of Free Trade Agreements

April 22, 2011

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Venezuela leaving Andean Community trade pact, new deals being negotiated with some nations By Associated Press, Thursday, April 21, 6:30 PM CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela will leave the Andean Community of Nations trade pact Friday after 38 years as a member, and it has yet to reach new long-term trade agreements with two of the bloc’s other […]

In Haiti, Reliving Duvalier, Waiting for Aristide by Laura Flynn

January 26, 2011

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  Laura Flynn Writer, Activist, and Board Member of the Aristide Foundation for Democracy Posted: January 24, 2011 01:53 PM   In Haiti, Reliving Duvalier, Waiting for Aristide Read More: Haiti , Haiti Elections , Jean Bertrand Aristide , Jean-Claude Duvalier , World News In the 1980s, when the armed forces of Jean-Claude Duvalier’s regime […]

Written Statement from Pres. Aristide: He’s Ready to Return to Haiti

January 19, 2011

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  Dr Jean-Bertrand Aristide Former President of Haiti 19 January 2011 I would like to thank the government and the people of South Africa for the historic hospitality, deeply rooted in Ubuntu, extended to my family and I. Since my forced arrival in the Mother Continent six and a half years ago, the people of […]

Wikileaks Show Why Washington Won’t Allow Democracy in Haiti

December 17, 2010

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  Wikileaks Show Why Washington Won’t Allow Democracy in Haiti   By Mark Weisbrot This column was published by The Guardian Unlimited (UK) on December 17, 2010. If anyone wants to reprint it, please include a link to the original. The polarization of the debate around Wikileaks is pretty simple, really. Of all the governments […]

At United Nations, Cuba Demands New World Political and Economic Order

September 21, 2010

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acnnews 6 Cuba Demands New World Political and Economic Order at United Nations HAVANA, Cuba, Sept 21 (acn) Cuba demanded on Tuesday a new international political and economic order based on the principles of solidarity, social justice, equality and respect for the rights of the peoples and all human rights. Addressing the plenary session of […]

US and CNN Openly Protect and Support Venezuelan Terrorist, Raul Diaz — Chavez Not Amused

September 17, 2010

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Above pic:  Diaz (c) and Ros-Lehtinen (r) U.S. Government and CNN Openly Protect and Support Venezuelan Terrorist By Tamara Pearson – Venezuelanalysis.com Mérida, September 15th 2010 (Venezuelanalysis.com) – Raul Diaz, sentenced for helping to plant explosives near two embassies in 2003, left Venezuela covertly on 5 September then entered the U.S and sought political asylum, […]

US Blockade Causes Billions in Losses to Cuba

September 15, 2010

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acnnews 7 U.S. blockade Causes Billions in Losses to Cuba HAVANA, Cuba, Sep 15 (acn) The U.S. economic, commercial and financial blockade has cost Cuba over 750 billion dollars in direct economic damages in half a century, reads a report introduced today by Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla. This figure reveals that despite there is […]

Weisbrot – The Venezuelan Economy: Media Sources Get It Wrong, Again

September 13, 2010

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The Venezuelan Economy: Media Sources Get It Wrong, Again   By Mark Weisbrot   This column was published by The Guardian Unlimited (UK) on September 11, 2010. If anyone wants to reprint it, please include a link to the original. The bulk of the media often gets pulled along for the ride when the United […]

Cuba Honors Pastors for Peace Leader: “We Do Not Want to Think of a World without Lucius Walker

September 9, 2010

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We do not want to think of a world without Lucius Walker Aida Calviac Mora   THE irony of the blow has shaken us all: when the threat of nuclear war hovers over our heads, one of the irreplaceable men of peace has left us, after 80 years of sincere example. The death has taken […]