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Colonialism 2.0 in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Once the internet became the central nervous system of the economy, research, news, and politics, the United States’ borders were extended across the planet. Only the U.S. and its corporations are sovereign, no other nation-state exists that could reshape the net by itself, to put a brake on Colonialism 2.0, despite local anti-monopoly laws and clear policies supporting sustainability on the social, ecological, economic, and technological order – much less build a viable alternative to disconnect from the so-called information society.

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Cuba will always support the just demands of Caribbean nations

Diaz Canel, Caricom

Speech by Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Councils of State and Ministers of the Republic of Cuba, on the occasion of the 39th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community, in Montego Bay, Jamaica, July 5, 2018 , Year 60 of the Revolution

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Caricom, a testament to friendship and respect among peoples

Caricom

The Caribbean Community (Caricom) is a grouping of 20 countries: 15 member states and five associate members, representing a region that is home to approximately 16 million citizens. It was created July 4, 1973, with the signing of the Treaty of Chaguaramas, which transformed the Caribbean Free Trade Association to create a Common Market.

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Spain confirmed as one of Cuba’s top trading partners

Fernando Garcia españa

On the morning of May 9, Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, a vice president of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba, and Minister of Economy and Planning, received Fernando García Casas, Secretary of State for International Cooperation with Ibero-America and the Caribbean, of the Kingdom of Spain, heading a delegation attending the 37th period of sessions of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), currently taking place in Havana.

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Five issues on the agenda for Havana ECLAC meeting

Cepal reunion

Cuba will host this week the 37th Session of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), the most important intergovernmental meeting of this United Nations body, which is celebrating its 70th anniversary.
Havana will host the forum for the first time since the triumph of the Revolution, in which crucial issues for the economic and social development of the countries of the region will be analyzed.

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Like a seed, the legacy of Fidel and Chávez continues to sprout

fidel y chavez

The right place and the right time. This is how the recently concluded 15th Summit of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-Peoples’ Trade Agreement (ALBA-TCP) could be described.

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Raúl: The joint defense of Venezuela is the strategic and urgent task of ALBA

raul y maduro

As a tribute to the memory of the Comandante of the Bolivarian Revolution Hugo Chávez Frías, precisely five years after his passing, the 15th Summit of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America – Peoples’ Trade Agreement (ALBA-TCP) was held in the Venezuelan capital’s Miraflores Palace.

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Our peoples have no future without unity, without integration

Raul Castro ALBA

Speech by Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers of the Republic of Cuba, at the 15th ALBA-TCP Summit, held in Caracas.

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Maduro and ALBA-TCP leaders honor Chávez

Foto presidentes ALBA

“The Venezuelan people are today more Chavista than ever, and we state with love: Chávez lives!” expressed Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, speaking before a large crowd gathered outside Miraflores Palace. The Bolivarian leader was accompanied by Heads of State and officials attending the 15th Summit of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-People’s Trade Agreement (ALBA-TCP), in an act recalling the legacy of Comandante Hugo Chávez.

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15TH ALBA Summit Final Declaration supports Venezuela’s attendance at the Summit of the Americas

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The Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-Peoples’ Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP) supported March 5 the right of Venezuela to participate in the 8th Summit of the Americas, scheduled to take place in April in Lima, Peru.