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Latin America in intensive care

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The health crisis generated by the pandemic continues unchecked in Latin America, where corruption is rampant in the distribution of vaccines; insufficient health coverage is the norm; institutions are overwhelmed; and personnel on the front lines fighting COVID lack basic protective equipment. The region reports 45.6 million infections and one million deaths.

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ALBA-TCP, world champion of the just causes, dignity and the right to life

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With these convinced words of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro, the President of the Republic of Cuba Miguel Díaz-CanelBermúdez greeted the 16th anniversary of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of the America- People’s Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP), in his intervention at the 18th Summit of this organization held online.

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Cuba to participate in Ministerial Meeting

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Cuba will participate in the Informal Meeting of Foreign Ministers from the European Union, Latin America and the Caribbean, to be held virtually on Dec.24, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the island reported today. In the meeting, the Cuban delegation together with the rest of the delegations will hold talks on the need of a joint response to Covid-19, as well as the use of new information and communication technologies, in that context.

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Reaction and revolution in Latin America: the Venezuelan civilian-military union

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In October 2019, when a wave of protest swept over Chile, President Sebastián Piñera called out the army, invoking the “state of emergency” clause of the Constitution. The image of soldiers in the streets and the enforcement of curfew immediately evoked a dark history. Since then, the majority of the bloody repression has been carried out by the national police, which has been reporting to the military commanders in Santiago, Valparaíso and other cities under the state of emergency.

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Operation Condor: The CIA is not innocent

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Over the years, the CIA has spied on the diplomatic and military communications of hundreds of nations by using encryption machines from a Swiss company owned by the CIA and Germany’s Federal Intelligence Service (BND), as revealed by the National Security Archive, an independent research center.Both the Washington Post and the German public-service television broadcaster (ZDF) have recently published this investigation.

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UN agency announces lowest growth rate for Latin American and Caribbean economies in 70 years

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The region has experienced a generalized, synchronized economic slowdown in most countries and sectors, completing six consecutive years of limited growth, ECLAC reported on Thursday, in its latest annual report released by its headquarters in Santiago de Chile.

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The real interest of the United States and transnational corporations in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Our America is again suffering escalating aggression by U.S. imperialism and local oligarchies. The region is experiencing a sad reality involving dangerous turmoil and socio-political instability, promoted by Washington. The hemisphere’s most reactionary forces are attacking sovereign governments with coups, methods of unconventional war,

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Our America confronts escalating attacks by imperialism and oligarchies

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As the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, foresaw January 1, 2019: “Those who have illusions about the restoration of imperialist rule in our region should understand that Latin America and the Caribbean have changed and so has the world (…) The region resembles a prairie in times of drought. A spark could generate an uncontrollable fire that would harm the national interests of all.”

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Latin America: Imperialist subversion forges full speed ahead

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The United States is losing ground. Its projected dream of an American century, in the 21st, is fading away, and the Yankee battleship sinking. For its experts, it is no secret that the People’s Republic of China, with its booming economy, is on its way to becoming the world’s number one power by 2030, and Russia is not far behind. The confluence of the international interests of these two powerful nations, and their allies, make them an influential counterweight to U.S. power.

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Key address by Dr. Fidel Castro Ruz, President of Republic of Cuba at de inauguration of Latin American School of Medicine

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The idea of a comprehensive health program and a Latin American School of Medicine was born after two devastating hurricanes battered the Caribbean and Central American region causing an impressive number of deaths and incalculable material damages. Two of the poorest nations in the hemisphere were among those affected.