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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! Advertisements

All the Info You Need to Clobber Your Uncle in a Debate about Health Care in Cuba vs. US: Stephen Lendman Has the 411

July 6, 2011

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Health Care in Cuba and America by Stephen Lendman Tuesday Jul 5th, 2011 12:57 AM Under Article 50 of Cuba’s Constitution: “Everyone has the right to health protection and care. The state guarantees this right: — by providing free medical and hospital care by means of the installations of the rural medical service network, polyclinics, […]

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 […]

Afro-Descendants Forum in Caracas (Haiti Comm. and Solidarity Fund Established)

June 26, 2011

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The establishment of the Haiti Committee and Solidarity Fund at the recent Afro-Descendants Forum is great news — international support that will come from these efforts will be invaluable to the people of Haiti. Fourth International Forum of Afro-Descendents Held in Caracas By Correo del Orinoco International This past Sunday in the Hotel Alba, Caracas, […]

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 […]

WikiLeaks Haiti: The Earthquake Cables (or Why Did the US Deploy 22,000 Troops to Haiti?)

June 16, 2011

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In the days just after the earthquake of January 2010, those familiar with the duplicitous nature of US foreign policy knew something was dreadfully wrong after the US military takeover of the control tower at Toussaint Louverture airport in Port-au-Prince.  Under pretense of security concerns, the only priority was getting US military boots on the ground (in the end, […]

Sanctions on Venezuela: A Known History

June 3, 2011

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PROGRESO WEEKLY Sanctions on Venezuela: A known history Wednesday, 01 June 2011 14:45 By Jesús Arboleya Cervera Assistant Secretary of State James Steinberg recently announced Hillary Clinton’s decision to impose sanctions on seven foreign companies, including Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA), for “cooperating with Iran’s energy industry,” which, according to what the Secretary stated, violates the […]