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Interview with former U.S. President, Jimmy Carter, by Arleen Rodríguez Derivet, Cuban Television journalist (+ Photos)

James Carter in Havana. Photo: Alex Castro

Translation: Machetera Translation: Machetera Arleen Rodríguez: Hello!  A greeting to all of those who are watching Cuban Television right now.   I welcome all of you, along with the former President of the United States, James Carter, who just moments before leaving to return to his country has graciously agreed to give us an interview, and

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Cubadebate opens its Web page in Portuguese language

Cubadebate Portugues

With versions of Fidel Castro’s Reflections, and news articles about various national and international themes, Cubadebate opens today its Web page in Portuguese language that you can find at: http://pt.cubadebate.cu/ This Web page joins to the English and French versions of Cubadebate, as part of a series of blogs written in at least 8 languages

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James Carter in Cuba

James Carter in Cuba

Former president Jimmy Carter has arrived in Cuba on a three-day, non-governmental visit. Carter, who is accompanied by his wife, Rosalynn, will meet with President Raul Castro and other Cuban officials. It is Carter’s second trip to the island. In 2002, he met with then-President Fidel Castro and addressed the public at the University of

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U.N. Chief's Ambivalent Role in the No-Fly Zone

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (left) holds a press conference with Amr Moussa (right), Secretary General of the League of Arab States, in Cairo

essays to buy p>By Thalif Deen (Inter Press) The eight-page resolution calls on member states to “immediately” inform both Ban and Moussa of measures taken in enforcing the “no-fly zone” over Libya and also to “coordinate closely” on measures taken to implement the ban on flights, including “to supply a concept of operations”. “This is

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Welcome to the new NATO quagmire

NATO

The minute Turkey’s Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu told the Anatolia news agency, “The coalition that was formed following the Paris meeting will abandon the mission and hand it over entirely to a single command system under NATO”, the issue was settled.

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Obituary Leonard Weinglass: Another error against the Cuban Five

Leonard I. Weinglass

By Jane Franlin Dear Friends in my Cubalists, Len would be amused that I would interrupt my hiatus to bring attention to an error about the case of the five Cuban heroes in his New York Times obituary this morning, an error frequently made by the media and frequently corrected by Len. He would have wanted this

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Cubadebate opens its Web page in French language

Cubadebate Francaise

With versions of Fidel Castro’s Reflections, and news articles about various national and international themes, Cubadebate opens today its Web page in French language that you can find at: http://fr.cubadebate.cu. This Web page joins to the English version, as part of a series of blogs written in at least 8 languages that we have begun to publish as the first step for the redesign of our Website, present on the Internet since august 5th, 2003.

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Antonio's Letter

Cuban Five

Dear friends: Last night our attorney and beloved friend Leonard Weinglass died. The notice reached me this morning through various messages of friends and families. This is one of those occasions where there are no words to express the profound sorrow that one feels for the loss of such a beloved comrade in the struggle.

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From Ballooning to Twittering: Same Method, Assumptions and Purpose But Different Technology

Radio Swan used to broadcast from an island off the Honduras coast

buy essay papers online p>The US-American aggression against Cuba Below the reader will find a document that is not unique when it comes to US policy toward the Cuban government. The document shows one of the first attempts at “informing the Cuban people”. The effort was idiotic then, as similar efforts continue to the present.

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In memory of Leonard Weinglass

Leonard Weinglass

Not that long ago Len came to visit me and we worked for several hours preparing for the next step of my appeal. I noticed at the time that he was tired. I was worried with his advanced age that he was driving alone after a long trip from New York. The weather was bad and the roads from the airport up to Victorville wind through the mountains surrounding the high desert. I mentioned my concern to him but he did not pay it any attention. That was the way he was, nothing stopped him.