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The blockade imposes restrictions on the world’s relations with Cuba

Cuba vs Bloqueo

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, in a September 16 interview on teleSUR, was emphatic in defining the blockade as “a brutal practice, that seeks to condemn our people to die of need, violates our territory, and imposes regulations on the world’s relations with Cuba.” This was one of the many arguments presented during the twitter storm and online panel discussion, “The world against the blockade,”

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President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez offers exclusive interview with teleSUR

Canel y Patricia

Journalist Patricia Villegas of the multinational channel teleSUR, founded precisely as a voice for progressive movements of Our America and the rest of the world, and as an alternative to mass hegemonic media, conversed with the Cuban President in the Palace of the Revolution.

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Pacific island nations can count on the friendship and support of Cuba

Suva, Fijji

Cuba´s Deputy Foreign Minister, Rogelio Sierra Díaz, led a delegation to participate in the 49th Pacific Islands Forum, held in the Republic of Nauru, in the South Pacific, September 3-6, the ministry reported.

The Forum is the Pacific region’s principal event and includes 14 small island nations, as well as observers and associates, a category Cuban has been afforded since 2013.

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Cubans living abroad can participate in discussion of constitutional reform

Proyecto Constitucion

The Cuban Foreign Ministry announced August 31 the beginning of the consultation process on the draft constitutional reform for all Cubans living abroad, through the online form posted on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ “Nation and Emigration” website at: http://www.nacionyemigracion.cu.

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Challenges facing the Latin American left

Lula pueblo brasil

Forces on the left are mobilizing in Latin America and the Caribbean to confront the right wing offensive which, encouraged and financed by the United States, is underway in the region, with the use of strategies meant to foment political destabilization and discredit progressive governments in power and former elected leaders.

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The death of a President who lives on

Allende

“A great black cloud rises from the flaming palace. President Allende dies at his post. The military kills thousands throughout Chile. (…) Señora Pinochet declares that the tears of mothers will redeem the country. Power, all power, is assumed by a military junta of four members, formed in the School of the Americas in Panama. Heading it is General Augusto Pinochet.”

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What has September 11 left us?

Torres Gemelas

In the following days, U.S. President George W. Bush repeated once and again that the crusade against terrorism would be a long one, announcing a new type of war, a total war, with no limits, that would mean conflicts, military interventions, new threats against states, against coalitions of states, and anything associated with the enemy, an abstraction named “evil,” always justified by the need to protect national security and the rights of those who make a business of these conflicts and their consequences.

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Golden women

mujeres deporte

It is clear that no human effort is perfect, but if anything could approach perfection it is the hands of a woman, their sensitivity, ability to organize, to manage.Only 40 countries have won more than 10 gold medals in the Olympics, and Cuban women have won 12.

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Cuba present in activities for the 70th anniversary of the DPRK

Fiesta Nacional Viet Nam

Cuba’s First Vice President, Salvador Valdés Mesa, arrived in Pyongyang, capital of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), on Saturday, to conduct an official visit, after a brief stay in the People’s Republic of China, where he was received by Yang Jiechi, a member of the Communist Party of China’s Political Bureau, and vice president, Wang Qishan, among other leaders.

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Reason and justice cannot be blockaded

Bloequo

When it comes to the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed on Cuba for so many years, it would seem that everything has already been said, although reality proves the contrary. As the blockade is tightened, its damages to the island intensify, some more visible than others. This unilateral policy, the product of senseless injustice, is the work of those who use such measures as their means of doing politics.