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Puerto Rico’s inalienable right to self-determination and independence reiterated in the UN

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The UN Special Committee on Decolonization reiterated Monday, June 18, Puerto Rico’s inalienable right to self-determination and independence, in accordance with General Assembly Resolution 1514, on the granting of independence to colonial countries and peoples

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“Deafness” that reaches the other side of the world

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The story of alleged sonic attacks on U.S. diplomats accredited in foreign countries has been repeated, just the same as in August of last year, when Washington, without proof, accused Cuba of such incidents. In that case, after numerous investigations by the parties involved, no evidence to support the allegations was found. A report by AP even notes that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) found no evidence of the attacks.

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A Nobel Peace Prize for Trump is a terrible joke

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WHILE anything can happen in this world, I would prefer to think that it is only a joke that U.S. President Donald Trump has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. A group of 18 Republican Party congressmen sent a letter to the chairwoman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee to nominate Trump.

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Guantánamo: Resisting an illegal occupation for 120 years

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The Guantánamo Naval Base is evidence of U.S. geopolitical and economic interests, riding roughshod over Cuba’s sovereignty and harming the Cuban people. This was noted by historian José Sánchez Guerra, during the “Theoretical Encounter: 120 Years of the Yankee Military Presence in Guantánamo,” held at the University of Medical Sciences of this territory; as part of which professors, social science researchers and university students

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A deep love for the homeland

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Alex López is moved when he recalls leaving the island as a teenager, practically forced by his parents, and insists that his homeland was never far from his thoughts, throughout the 69 years of his life.

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The blockade, congenital deafness and the language of the peoples

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If there is still someone who believes that the economic, commercial, financial blockade of Cuba is an exaggeration on the part of authorities here, they can refer to the latest episode in the implementation of this hostile policy described as genocidal. Gustavo Véliz, Cuba’s ambassador in Antigua and Barbuda, received notification from FedEx, a multinational courier delivery services company based in the United States.

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Another victory for Venezuela in the OAS

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The United States and Organization of American States (OAS), at the headquarters of the international body, or “Ministry of Colonies” of the United States of America, as former Cuban Foreign Minister Raúl Roa described it back in the early 1960s, continues to fail in its attempt to defeat Venezuela, and Cuba for that matter.

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Díaz-Canel receives U.S. Senator Jeff Flake and Google executive

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, yesterday June 4, received U.S. Senator Jeff Flake and Google executive Eric Emerson Schmidt. During the meeting, the three discussed the state of bilateral relations between Cuba and the United States, as well as possible cooperative efforts of mutual interest. Accompanying the distinguished guests was the U.S. chargé de affaires

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Sure-footed Cuban dance in Washington

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Through Cuban dance company Malpaso, one of the island’s most valued artistic expressions among U.S. audiences will take to the stage this weekend as part of the Artes de Cuba Festival, taking place at Washington’s Kennedy Center.

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Cuba rejects attacks by Mike Pence in the OAS

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On Monday, May 7, the Cuban Foreign Ministry rejected the “aggressive and untrue” remarks made by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, in Washington. Director General for the United States at the Cuban Foreign Ministry, Carlos Fernández de Cossío, warned that such actions only serve to remind Latin Americans that the Monroe Doctrine and its hegemonic aspirations are as alive today as ever.