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Venezuela Confirms Solidarity March for Cuban Five

Cuban Five

(Prensa Latina) The Cuba-Venezuela Movement of Mutual Solidarity confirmed a march to be staged on Saturday, June 12, to support the five anti-terrorist Cuban fighters unfairly held in US prisons since 1998. Coordinator of the group Laila Tajeldine told Prensa Latina that women, youngsters and workers will take part in the march to demand the

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Bahrain Police Crushed Shiite Opposition Protests


write my essay p>(Prensa Latina) Bahrain police fired tear gas and plastic bullets against Shiites opponents that marched on the Pearl Square, two days after the lifting of the state of emergency in the kingdom. Security forces repeated the repression of last March, but no injuries were reported when the monarchy of Al Khalifa violently

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Raul Castro, Lula Meet

Luis Inácio Lula Da Silva

adobe acrobat reader download p>(Prensa Latina) Cuba´s President Raul Castro held a working meeting with the former president of Brazil, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who is visiting the island. During their Tuesday night meeting, the two leaders exchanged views on the excellent state of relations between their two nations, and talked about different international

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Cuba’s Dayron Robles Big Return

Dayron Robles

Dayron Robles of Cuba proved to be in top form on Sunday winning a star-studded 110-meter hurdles event at the IAAF World Challenge event in Hengelo, Holland. Robles 13.07 seconds time equaled the world record of Chinese sprinter Liu Xiang. The Cuban gold medalist from Beijing 2008, plagued by injuries during the last two years,

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First Cuban Victory at World Volleyball League

Voleibol Cuba

(Prensa Latina) The Cuban men”s volleyball team, placed second in the world, defeated South Korea 3-1 (21-25, 25-23, 25-18, and 25-18) on Sunday, during the World Volleyball League being disputed in that city. The athletes of Orlando Samuels played a much more offensive game today, achieving their first victory and recording their first three points

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Obama, the Arab Spring and irrelevance

Barack Obama

mortgage calculator with pmi div>By Omar Barghouti (Mondoweiss.NET) In his policy speech on Thursday, 19 May, US President Barack Obama said that with the eruption of the Arab peoples’ revolutions for freedom and democracy Al-Qaida lost its relevance. In my view, so did the US, relatively speaking, but few in the US establishment are yet

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Non-Aligned Movement: End the U.S. Blockade against Cuba


bankrate mortgage calculator p>(Prensa Latina) The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) reiterated on Friday in this city its call for the U.S. government to end its economic, trade and financial blockade of over 50 years against Cuba. The final declaration of the NAM Ministerial Conference terms the blockade unilateral and contrary to the UN Charter, international law,

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NAM Condemns Terrorism


The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) is preparing to condemn terrorism in any shape, according to excerpts of the project of the final declaration of its 16th Ministerial Meeting. The text, which will be put for consideration of the foreign ministers on Wednesday, champions that quick and effective measures are taken to eliminate international terrorism. Regarding that

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Cuba: Self-Employed Workers Now Exceed 300,000


As of April 30, some 309,728 people in Cuba were officially self-employed (private) workers, and 221,839 of them were new, having obtained their licenses after October of last year. Of the latter group, 22 percent, or 49,349, were involved in making and selling food, according to the Ministry of Labor and Social Security, the Granma

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Cuba in Geneva: Health is a Basic Human Right

Derechos Humanos

Geneva, Cuba on Wednesday defended health care as a basic human right and expressed concern for the financial, food, energy and environmental crisis gripping the world. Addressing the 64th Assembly of the World Health Organization (WHO), Cuban Deputy Health Minister Jose Angel Portal stated that the current international situation is affecting many countries.