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CUBA Pays Tribute to National Hero, Jose Marti

May 21, 2009

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The author of this article, Armando Hart Davalos, was a member of the urban youth movement in Havana before the Revolution where he studied law at the University.  Soon, Hart joined with Fidel Castro and Che Guevara and, while they fought against Batista from the countryside, Hart was one of the primary leaders in the […]

Eugene Robinson – Shame on You

April 21, 2009

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Eugene Robinson, I don’t know where to start regarding your utterly unnecessary article, “When Slapped, Slap Back.” For some reason, you think it is a good idea to jump on the Republican bandwagon, albeit very temporarily, to hurl insults at Chavez and ding President Obama concerning their interaction at the Summit of the Americas in […]

Raul’s Formal Presentation at ALBA Meeting

April 18, 2009

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Image via Wikipedia GRANMA INTERNATIONAL Havana. April 16, 2009 http://www.granma.cu/ingles/2009/april/vier17/Speech-Raul-Castro.html Cuba reaffirms vocation of solidarity with the people of the Americas • Speech by President Raúl Castro Ruz, in the public segment of the 5th Extraordinary ALBA Summit, Cumaná, Venezuela, April 16, 2009 Compañero Chávez; Dear Presidents and heads of delegations from sister ALBA nations; […]

“Will Obama Change US Policy Toward Latin America?”

February 19, 2009

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http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2009… Will Obama Change U.S. Policy Toward Latin America? By Mark Weisbrot This op-ed was published by The Guardian Unlimited on February 18, 2009. If anyone wants to reprint it, please include a link to the original. U.S.-Latin American relations fell to record lows during the Bush years, and there have been hopes – both […]

Obama and Latin America: What He Really Promises by Diana Barahona

November 28, 2008

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Tuesday, 25 November 2008 U.S. hegemony in Latin America has been maintained historically  through military and paramilitary force, economic coercion, and since  the mid-1980s through the additional strategy of manipulating civil  society through a complex of programs implemented under the banner of  “democracy promotion.” Democracy promotion is the topic of William  Robinson’s 1996 book, Promoting […]

AFRICA: Adios political activism, revolutionary thinking is needed!

October 11, 2007

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For the past few days, I have been trying to figure out how to characterize conversations I have been having with friends about curing liberals of their liberalism. No matter how you cut it, liberals are treacherous. The treachery is partly due to their inconsistency on issues but mostly results from thinking the solution to […]