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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH LULA: The injustice committed against me is an injustice against the Brazilian people

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The workers’ leader, the man who during his term as President of Brazil pushed for laws and social plans that allowed some 30 million Brazilians to be lifted out of poverty, whom all the polls indicate is the favorite, by a large majority, to win the presidential elections of 2018, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, responded to questions from Granma, with the kind help of a Brazilian friend.

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Another April 19, another victory

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The fact that today Cuba has a new President is not only the result of an electoral process. There is a great deal of responsibility, and symbolism. in this transition from one historical generation to another which was not forged in the Sierra or on the plains in the hard-won victory, but one that has risen to the occasion to preserve the victory, without losing the way, to found, transform, triumph…

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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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Cuba cannot be defeated

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Cuba will continue along its own path, and as much as submissive and servile lackeys, like the current Secretary General of the Organization of American States, Luis Almagro, would like to destroy us, they will never be able to do so. This according to Cuba’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Rogelio Sierra in response to recent interventionist remarks by Almagro regarding Cuba’s electoral process.

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Raúl: A tireless promoter of regional integration and staunch anti-imperialist

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Unlike academics and intellectuals who dedicate time to organizing their work, the ideas of revolutionaries with state responsibilities are often dispersed throughout time, among thousands of speeches, interviews, and statements.

It is therefore the researcher’s job to revive this legacy and organize it in such a way as to help one understand the scope of a figure, and the historic moment they were destined to live.

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Eastern provinces recovering

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Solidarity is arriving in areas hit hard by Hurricane Matthew, with recovery efforts beginning without delay. There is much to do, and willpower is not lacking. Photo gallery features scenes along the highway between Imias and Maisí, in Guantánamo province, where the category 4 hurricane made landfall October 4.

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Change in Puerto Rico

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There are times when it looks as if nothing is happening and then suddenly new events are unleashed; but while the in-depth situation makes a turn-around, even the best analysts may take time to notice it. And when their appreciations are absorbed by routine, even the left fails to escape from this trend. This is the case of what is happening with Puerto Rico now, where reality has created a dynamic that is entirely new in quality, but which even certain anti-colonialists have yet to notice.

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More than 35,000 Hondurans deported from the U.S. this year

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More than 35,000 undocumented Honduran immigrants have been deported from the United States so far this year, both by land and air, as revealed on July 25 by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Central American country. According to the ministry, citing figures from the Honduras Consular and Migration Observatory, in 2015, 75,785 Hondurans were deported from U.S .territory, as reported by the daily Proceso Digital.

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Raul Castro expresses his condolences and support to Ecuador

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Cuban President Raul Castro on Monday sent a message of condolences to his Ecuadorian counterpart Rafael Correa after the 7.8 quake that caused over 270 deaths and more than 2 thousand injured in the South American country. Please, receive my deepest condolences, which I extend to the relatives of the victims and the Ecuadorian people, as well as our solidarity, said Raul in his message.