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Remembering Ramsey Clark

Ramsey Clark

The news of his death did not come as a surprise since it was known that his health was declining and he was also affected by irreparable family losses. But the death of Ramsey Clark is a source of pain and suffering for many in many parts of the world. His trajectory since the 1960s was one of admirable personal integrity and fidelity to the principles that made him one of the most respected personalities of the American progressive movement.

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COVID-19 Vaccines: Stories of monopoly, blackmail and inequality

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The apprehensions raised in some countries by the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine, the US dirty campaign against the Russian Sputnik V and the confirmed refusal of the most powerful nations to let their pharmaceutical companies temporarily release the patents of their antidotes against COVID-19, have further strained the availability of vaccines and deepened the profound differences in the right to life between the powerful and the poor in this world.
Never before has a health emergency struck so many in so many places and in such a short space of time. COVID-19 has already affected more than 120 million people in the world and has caused the death of more than 2.6 million human beings.

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Raúl and Díaz-Canel meet with Lula

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In a fraternal environment, Cuba’s highest leadership and the President in Honor of the Brazilian Workers Party discussed the historic relations of sisterhood shared by the two peoples and parties. The first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, and the President of the Republic, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, Tuesday afternoon received the former President of Brazil, compañero Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who is visiting our country

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What do you know what terrorism against Cuba?

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Standing before a powerful photograph of an interminable line of devastated but strong Cubans paying their respects to the 73 people killed in an act of terrorism, in October of 1976, on a civilian aircraft which was downed by a bomb placed aboard by paid assassins, who later lived and died unperturbed in the United States, I ask the U.S. government: Do you know what terrorism is?

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The Pilgrims of the Saint Louis

Saint Louis

This is a scary story. In May 1939 more than 900 Jews who arrived in the port of Havana on board the ship Saint Louis, which came from Nazi Germany, were prevented from disembarking despite the fact that they all had the proper authorization to do so, a so-called landing permit for which they paid a minimum of $150. Almost all of them had applied for a visa to the United States and intended to remain on the island only until they could enter the country.

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Cuba’s food security in the field

Machado agricultura

Over the course of an extensive day of work, combing practically all the principal agricultural poles of the province, Machado Ventura verified, in situ, that the current priority of the population is just that: working without rest to alleviate the situation caused by the intense rains and the delays in planting these generated.

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After the storm… recovery advances

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Although the country was prepared and took tnecessary measures to prevent loss of human life and limit material damages, tropical storm Eta severely impacted agriculture, roads, housing and the water distribution-flood control system, reported Deputy Prime Minister and head of Economy and Planning Alejandro Gil Fernández, on the Cuban television program Mesa Redonda.

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Contracting of Cuban athletes abroad

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The contracting of Cuban athletes in professional leagues abroad remains a priority, with a view toward positioning our players in top-level competitions, to gain experience and improve the country’s performance internationally. In line with national policy intended to guarantee meeting the Cuban sports movement’s projections – especially in the Olympic cycle – and positioning our athletes in top-level competitions, the contracting of Cuban in professional leagues abroad remains a priority.

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All scientific work must have an impact on the nation’s progress

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As part of the Cuban government’s proactive insistence on increasing links between scientific work and the rest of the country’s productive sectors, to make concrete contributions to the national economy, the government visit led by President of the Republic Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez to Santiago de Cuba included in a discussion with directors, researchers, graduates and students at the Universidad de Oriente. The President learned how the institution of higher learning is playing a leading role in the province’s strategy to increase the food supply.

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Monetary restructuring: Essential to transforming Cuba’s economy

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The complexities and objective conditions that make monetary and exchange rate re-ordering essential, were explained recently by Marino Murillo Jorge, Party Political Bureau member and head of the Policy Guidelines Implementation Commission, and Alejandro Gil Fernández, deputy prime minister and minister of Economy and Planning, during an appearance on the Mesa Redonda Cuban television program.