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El Paso Diary: The Witness From María Elvira, Live!

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El Paso Diary: Day 39 of the Posada Carriles Trial By José Pertierra The María Elvira, Live! show came to El Paso this week. Luis Posada Carriles’ defense attorney turned the federal trial into a television talk show. The defense called Roberto Hernández del Llano as a star witness in an attempt to impeach the previous testimony

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U.S. government promoting Internet aggression against Cuba

The Department of State and its destabilizing agency USAID  project interventionist operations attempting to use the Internet  as an instrument of infiltration and intelligence within Cuban national territory

The Department of State and its destabilizing agency USAID project spending a further $30 million on interventionist operations attempting to use the Internet as an instrument of infiltration and intelligence within Cuban national territory.

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Libya: US Envoy in Benghazi, Rebels Criticize NATO

Libyan rebels

U.S. diplomat Christopher Stevens held contacts with the Libyan opposition on Wednesday to discuss their logistic and financial needs, while rebels criticized the NATO military campaign as insufficient.

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El Paso Diary: The Sound and Fury of Otto Reich

Portada de Newsweek. Foto: Página web de Otto Reich www.ottoreich.com

The defendant’s name was barely mentioned in court in today. Instead, Judge Kathleen Cardone allowed the defense attorney to put the New York Times, its journalist Ann Louise Bardach and the Republic of Cuba on trial. Last week, after 11 grueling weeks and 23 witnesses, the Government rested. The prosecution’s final witness was Ann Louise Bardach. Now it is the defense’s turn to present its case-in-chief.

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Noam Chomsky: On Libya and the Unfolding Crises

Noam Chomsky

What are U.S. motives in international relations most broadly? That is, what are the over arching motives and themes one can pretty much always find informing U.S. policy choices, no matter where in the world we are discussing? What are the somewhat more specific but still over arching motives and themes for U.S. policy in Middle

Identity of Cuban Double Agent Recruited by CIA Revealed

Raul Capote

option trading strategies p>Raúl Capote, the agent “Daniel” of Cuban State Security, revealed his identity in the chapter “The Invention of a Leader” of the series “The Reasons of Cuba”, today transmitted by national television. For six years Capote, professor in the University of Pedagogical Sciences in Havana, recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

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El Paso Diary: Swinging Doors

Ann Louise Bardach

A pair of swinging doors separates the well of the court from the seating area for the press and invited guests. They swing four or five times every time someone pushes on them to pass through. This afternoon, after the defense attorney for Luis Posada Carriles finished his cross-examination of the journalist Ann Louise Bardach, he barreled through the doors with such force that they swung 12 times altogether. I know because I counted.

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Libyan rebels receive foreign training

Rebels said Friday's NATO raid that killed at least 13 people was "collateral damage". Photo: Reuters

US and Egyptian special forces have reportedly been providing covert training to rebel fighters in the battle for Libya, Al Jazeera has been told. An unnamed rebel source related how he had undergone training in military techniques at a “secret facility” in eastern Libya. He told our correspondent Laurence Lee, reporting from the rebel-stronghold of Benghazi, that he was sent to fire Katyusha rockets but was given a simple, unguided version of the rocket instead.

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The Best and Most Intelligent

The Best and Most Intelligent

Yesterday, because of a lack of time and space, I did not write one word about Barack Obama’s speech on the Libyan war that he gave on Monday, March 28. I had a copy of the official version that the US administration had provided to the press. I underlined some of his statements. I went through it again and concluded that it was not worth wasting too much paper on.

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The Disaster in Japan and a visit from a Friend

The Disaster in Japan and a visit from a Friend

Today I had the pleasure of greeting Jimmy Carter, who from 1977 to 1981 was the President of the United States, the only one, in my opinion, who had enough serenity and courage to tackle the issue of US-Cuba relations. Carter did what he could to reduce international tensions and to promote the establishment of Cuban and US Interest offices. His administration was the only one that took a few steps towards easing the criminal blockade imposed against our people.