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WEISBROT: Does Washington Want Normal Diplomatic Relations with Venezuela?

August 18, 2010


  Does Washington Want Normal Diplomatic Relations With Venezuela? By Mark Weisbrot This column was published by The Guardian Unlimited on August 18, 2010. If anyone wants to reprint it, please include a link to the original. While President Hugo Chávez of Venezuela and the new President of Colombia, Manuel Santos met in Santa Marta, […]

Text (EN) of Fidel’s Speech to the Cuban Parliament on Threat of Nuclear War, August 7

August 8, 2010


MESSAGE BY FIDEL CASTRO TO THE CUBAN PARLIAMENT August 8, 2010 by lchirino Cuban Revolution leader spoke on Saturday at a special session of the Cuban Parliament, in which he reasoned and discussed with the deputies about the dangerous threat of nuclear war, in order to take actions to avoid it. At first, just eight […]

Video (Spanish) Article (English)-: Fidel’s Speech to the Cuban Parliament Today Regarding Threat of Nuclear War

August 7, 2010


First, video (in two parts in Spanish) of Fidel’s speech to Cuban Parliament today on threat of nuclear war.  Second, Al Jazeera article (in English) about Fidel’s speech    UPDATED ON: Saturday, August 07, 2010 19:59 Mecca time, 16:59 GMT       Cuba’s Castro addresses parliament     Castro spoke on the threat of nuclear […]

Hot Off the Press: Aug. 6 Edition of Correo del Orinoco

August 6, 2010


CORREO DEL ORINOCO – english edition

WEISBROT: What Hugo Chavez Could Teach Obama

July 15, 2010


What Hugo Chavez could teach Obama Unlike our president, Latino leftists have delivered. By Mark Weisbrot Imagine if Barack Obama, upon taking office in January 2009, had decided to deliver on his campaign promise to “end business as usual in Washington so we can bring about real change.” Imagine if he had rejected the architects […]

If You Missed Fidel on Cuban TV Last Night, Here’s the Video

July 13, 2010


Fidel’s appearance on Cuban political TV talk show, Mesa Redonda, Monday, July 12 in three parts:   Fidel Castro habla en especial para Mesa Redonda. Parte I Noticias sin bloqueo Martes, 13 de Julio de 2010 06:54 Duración: 19:33 El líder de la Revolución Cubana, Fidel Castro, aseguró este lunes que el ataque contra Irán […]

Obama Nominates New Ambassador to Venezuela

July 1, 2010


Obama Nominates New Ambassador to Venezuela By James Suggett – Mérida, June 30th 2010 ( – On Monday, United States President Barack Obama nominated Dr. Larry Palmer to be the new ambassador to Venezuela. Palmer is the former U.S. Ambassador to Honduras, a free trade advocate, and current president of the U.S. government-funded Inter-American […]

HAITI 5 Months After Quake: Terrible Camp Conditions and Demands for Aristide’s Return

June 18, 2010


June 18 – 20, 2010 “We Are Motivated” Haiti Five Months After the Quake By ROBERT ROTH “We have all suffered. But we are motivated right now to help our people.  That makes us strong. That allows us to go on. ”– Teacher at a mobile school/ Aristide Foundation for Democracy It is now more […]

Cuba and Honduras: What Does the State Department Mean by “Pro-Democracy”?

June 8, 2010


Two articles: U.S. funds for democracy programs in Cuba get green light BY JUAN O. TAMAYO Two members of Congress have freed $15 million for pro-democracy programs in Cuba, but are still blocking $2.6 million for a contractor whose employee is jailed in Havana, according to Washington officials. “I am pleased the State Department […]

Venezuela and US Responses to Israeli Attack

June 1, 2010


CHAVEZ STATEMENT  Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Ministry of People’s Power for Foreign Affairs Statement The President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Commander Hugo Chávez, emphatically condemns the brutal massacre perpetrated by the State of Israel against the members of the Liberty Flotilla, as a result of the war action started by the Israeli Army […]