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Judge Lenard’s Cruel and Bizarre Decision against Rene

Rene Gonzalez

On Friday, September 16, a federal district court judge made a bizarre ruling concerning one of the Cuban Five defendants who completes his jail sentence on October 7. Judge Joan Lenard ruled that René Gonzalez, who has already served thirteen years in a federal penitentiary for being an unregistered agent of the Cuban government, will be forced for the next three years to live in Miami on what is called “supervised release.”

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The Cuban Five Must be Unconditionally Freed

Ricardo Alarcón

“The official U.S. attitude is essentially one of coverup. If the citizens of that country know little or nothing about the subject, they will not ask essential questions. When they understand the truth, they will be able to persuade President Obama to do what he must: free the Cuban Five, each and every one, unconditionally.” Speech given by Ricardo Alarcón at the central event held at the Astral theatre in Havana during a day of solidarity for the Cuban Five, September 12, 2011.

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Fidel Castro: “None of the present world problems can be solved with the use of force”

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Speech given by Dr. Fidel Castro Ruz, President of the Republic of Cuba, the day of the tragic events that occurred in the United States. September 11, 2001.

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Fidel Castro: Where Would the Alliance New and Unsustainable Doctrine Lead Us?

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Statement by Dr. Fidel Castro Ruz, President of the Republic of Cuba at the Summit of Heads of State and Government of Latin America, the Caribbean and the European Union. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. June 28, 1999.

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Lawyer: “Gerardo is being punished for something for which he is absolutely innocent”

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Gerardo Hernandez, one of the Cuban Five submitted his request for a habeas corpus relief in March based on new evidence. He received the US reply on 25th April this year opposing his request. He has now submitted a reply with additional information. Radio Havana Cuba spoke to Richard Klugh, a member of the defence team for the Five by telephone to his office in Miami 23rd August 2011 for an up-date on Gerardo’s legal situation.

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NATO's Rebel Forces

Libya misil

At its peak, the 26 of July Movement had some 300 fighters, ill fed and poorly armed, bitten by mosquitos and accompanied by the rain. Against them, Gen. Fulgencio Batista mobilized an army, a navy, an air force, a coast guard, and the Rural Guard, aside from a network of spies and irregular bands of

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From Ireland: the Dalai Lama, Limerick and yours truly

University of Limerick

Posted in Cubadebate on April 29, 2011 in News, Reinaldo Taladrid A CubaNews translation. Edited by Walter Lippmann. A 90-minute ride from Dublin will take you to Limerick, a beautiful city where for various reasons great progress has been made in the last 20 years. This name seems to have very little meaning to most

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Only in Norway?

Cartoon by Manel Fontdevila

buy oem software download p> Cartoon captions: It’s crazy! The murderer was just like one of these incredible bad guys in a novel by Steig Larsson or Henning Mankell But his ideas are like an everyday editorial in any of the newspapers in the newsstand. Crazy, isn’t it! The notorious “deed” by Anders Behring Breivik,

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Ricardo Alarcón: Truth Held Hostage

Ricardo Alarcón: Truth Held Hostage

A talk delivered at the Cuban University of Information Sciences (UCI), Havana, July 20, 2011. Translation by Mara Ochoa “There is nothing concealed that will not be disclosed, or hidden that will not be made known.” (Luke 12:2) To start out, from a juridical standpoint the case of the Cuban Five has run its course.

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Good Night, Afghanistan

Barack Obama

A calm and cool American president announces a small withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan, less than 10% of the total number, in an expression of caution that masks the limits of empire. In an address remarkable for its brevity, President Barack Obama essentially announced success, lectured Afghanistan on its responsibilities to secure its territory, and noted upcoming troop withdrawals.