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U.S. pays a high price to finance its mercenary opposition in Cuba

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The U.S. Agency for International Development has made several payments in recent weeks to “institutions” that the State Department uses to spearhead its subversive policy against the island. If the allocation of a single dollar by the U.S. government, to finance subversive projects in Cuba, is sufficient reason for outrage, how can hundreds of thousands every day, millions over the years for such purposes escape condemnation?

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Justice of the United States Supreme Court, passes away

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United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died today of cancer at the age of 87 , just weeks before the November 3 general election. In the statement that announced his death, the head of that court, John Roberts, said that the United States lost a jurist of historic stature and all the magistrates “have lost a dear companion.”

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Trump in Florida: Hate for votes

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Donald Trump is never subtle. The President, who has come to personify arrogance, recently visited the state of Florida. He is on the hunt for votes. And when Trump hunts, no coronavirus or any other humanitarian disaster gets in the way. The only thing on his agenda on this trip was getting re-elected. Florida, the apple of every candidate’s eye, once again served as an opportunity to trade hatred for votes.

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John Bolton’s wild pitch

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The first, a left-handed pitcher who is a major league baseball star, with three Cy Young awards ,the highest distinction for a pitcher, and seven consecutive appearances in All-Star Games. The other, a dominant center in U.S. professional basketball (NBA) for 19 seasons. They came to share their skills with Cubans, in an unprejudiced atmosphere, amid smiles and jokes like those O’Neal played.

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Uncomfortable truths

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The protests that erupted in the wake of George Floyd’s murder, in the U.S. and other countries, have made visible a conflict that tends to go unnoticed: symbolic war. Demonstrators have furiously attacked enemies of bronze and marble, quiet and meek in appearance. “It is an uncomfortable truth that our nation and city owes much of its wealth to its role in the slave trade,” said London’s Mayor Sadiq Khan.

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Racism and police violence are not the fault of the system. They are the system!

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Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla condemned “all manifestations of racism, racial discrimination and xenophobia,” in a June 17 tweet. Reporting that Cuba would join debates of the 43rd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC), he called for a fight against discrimination based on skin color or ethnic origin, and noted “In the U.S. 22.2% of COVID-19 fatalities are African Americans, although they are 12.7% of the population.”

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Cuba: 570 children the counterrevolution attempted to kill

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The history of hatred toward Cuba of the most violent enemies of the Revolution is only one, from the first act of terror to the recent armed assault on our embassy in Washington. The motives behind all the attacks are the same (intolerance, commitment to the empire of capital, impunity for vice and the exploitation of man), and although the perpetrators and hit men have varied, the terrorist threat against the island remains the same.

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Time for Latin America & the Caribbean to come first

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The policy of “America first” defended by the current U.S. administration constitutes a declaration of principles. If Washington once fantasized about a world in its own image and likeness, in which progress would spread to countries that did not challenge its hegemony, it is now clear that there is only room for one country at the top.

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Is a trade war looming?

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“Trade wars are good, and easy to win” stated Trump on his Twitter account, confirming analysts worst fears.

With the announcement that the United States is set to raise taxes on steel and aluminum imports, the Donald Trump administration might has just launched the first bomb of a trade war with unpredictable consequences.

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Cuban civil society denounces blockade

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Under the maxim: “The blockade harms the Cuban people” the 13th Cuban Civil Society Forum took place on October 12, in Havana.
Various educational, scientific and religious institutions reiterated their rejection of the almost 60-year long U.S. blockade against Cuba, which has caused the island damages totaling around 753,688,000,000 USD to date.