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Worst U.S. defeat since 1812

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General Lauris Norstad, head of Allied Forces in Europe (1956-1963), stated “The Bay of Pigs is the worst defeat of the United States since the War of 1812,” in his analysis of the U.S. government’s failed invasion of Cuba at Playa Girón, on the Bay of Pigs, in 1961.

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Ceremony to mark 40th anniversary of Operation Carlota

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As a symbol of Cuba’s internationalism, a cultural-political act and military parade to commemorate the solidarity and military support of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Cuba to the People’s Republic of Angola was held today, marking the 40th anniversary of the start of Operation Carlota. At the former Triunvirato sugar plantation in Matanzas, now the RebelSlaveMuseum, the ceremony was presided over by theFirst Vice President ofthe Councils of Stateand Ministers, Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, EstebanLazo,president of the Cubanparliament,andother members of the Party’s Politburo.

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Ceremony to mark 40th anniversary of Operation Carlota

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As a symbol of Cuba’s internationalism, a cultural-political act and military parade to commemorate the solidarity and military support of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Cuba to the People’s Republic of Angola was held today, marking the 40th anniversary of the start of Operation Carlota.

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Operation “Carlota”: A Cuban military saga

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On 25 April nineteen seventy four, the Carnation Revolution took place in Portugal, ending one of the oldest dictatorships in Europe and accelerating the independence in the Portuguese colonies in Africa, one of them in Angola, where a liberation war had erupted back in nineteen sixty one.

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The moment ‘unarmed civilian was shot dead by an Israeli sniper’ as he desperately searched for his family (+ Video)

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This is the harrowing moment a young Palestinian man was allegedly shot by an Israeli sniper in front of a camera crew helping him search for his family before being fatally shot again as he struggled to get up. The footage, which MailOnline can not independently verify, was captured by an activist from the pro-Palestinian International Solidarity Movement in the Shijaiyah neighbourhood of Gaza City.

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Iran is Willing to Back Syria after Israeli Attack

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Tehran, May 5 (Prensa Latina) Iran is willing to help Syria providing military training after the Israeli attack Syria suffered some hours ago against a research center. The Syrian army is strong and ready to defend its borders, but if we can assist them in the training sector, we will, noted Iranian Commander of Land Forces General Ahmad Reza Pourdestan.

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Mercenaries Confess Destabilization Plans on Syrian TV

Guerra Siria

Damascus, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) New confessions from members of armed opposition groups captured by the Syrian authorities are revealing the existence of a destabilization plan led by external actors to destroy national infrastructure and overthrow the government through terrorist actions.

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A War With Korea Must Be Avoided

A War With Korea Must Be Avoided

A few days ago I referred to the great challenges humankind is facing today. Intelligent life has been on our planet for around 200,000 years, unless some new discoveries show otherwise. Not to confuse the existence of intelligent life with the existence of life itself which, from its elementary forms in our solar system, came into being millions of years ago.

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South Korea-US Joint Military Drills Announced

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Seoul, Apr 1 (Prensa Latina) Despite tension in the Korean Peninsula, the Seoul Government have announced new joint military maneuvers with the U.S. in April, according to an official report. Both nations have currently carried out a group pf military drills that include strategic fighter jet flight operations, such as B-2, and B-52, with military bases in Guam Island, and in the US territory.

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Sweetened Realities that Fade Away

Sweetened Realities that Fade Away

The biggest problem of all is to preserve peace from the increasing risks of a war that, given the destructive power of modern weapons, would push humanity to the edge of an abyss. I realize that the meetings in Cartagena are taking a long time and the sweetened realities are fading away. Nothing was said about the guayabera shirts presented to Obama as a gift. Somebody will have to compensate the Cartagena designer Edgar Gómez.