December 5, 2020

Professor Norman Girvan posthumously honored

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Havana, Cuba – The late Professor Norman Girvan an Internationally recognized Caribbean economist and scholar was posthumously honored by the Government of Cuba on Monday, December 7th. Norman Girvan was honored for his outstanding contribution to wider Caribbean integration and for his commitment to and support of the ideals of the Cuban Revolution. At a ceremony held […]

Caribbean states, Uruguayan president demand end of U.S. blockade of Cuba

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By Emile Schepers From People’s World The Caribbean Community, known as CARICOM, has once more called for an end to the U.S. blockade of Cuba. On Monday, December 8, the Fifth CARICOM-Cuba summit took place in Havana, with Cuban President Raúl Castro Ruz presiding. Such summits have been held every three years since 2002. Cuba […]

Terror in Latin America and the Caribbean

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By W.T. Whitney Jr. From Counter Punch Cuban national hero José Martí referred to land lying between the Rio Grande River and the Straits of Magellan as “Our America.” In an essay with that title published in 1892, Martí evoked the Rio Grande boundary as a divide between peoples with their own history, culture and […]

Cuba-United States – Something is moving

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By Ignacio Ramonet From Caribbean360 PARIS, France, Monday July 7, 2014, IPS – In ‘Hard Choices’, her new book about her experiences as Secretary of State during U.S. President Barack Obama’s first term (2008-2012), Hillary Clinton writes something of prime importance about Cuba – she says that late in her term in office she urged […]

It is up to Cubans to decide what’s going to happen in Cuba

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By Aracelia del Valle, Marlys Rodríguez and Rosario S. Jacomino From Escambray More than a lost passage in the middle of the Caribbean Sea, Cuba is a reference for Alexander Korniak, Sasha, who has already left London four times in his 34 years to visit the island with solidarity campaigns. “For me, coming to this […]

‘Cuban Five’ agent imprisoned in US back in Havana

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By Peter Orsi From Boston.com HAVANA (AP) — A second member of the ‘‘Cuban Five’’ returned to the Caribbean island and a hero’s welcome Friday, a day after leaving a prison in the United States, where he spent 15 years behind bars on spy-related charges. Fernando Gonzalez arrived at the Havana airport around noon local […]