OFFICIAL VOICE OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF CUBA CENTRAL COMMITTEE

Salvadorans who studied in Cuba ratify their commitment to social work

SALVADOREÑOS

Representatives of Salvadorans who studied and graduated in Cuba held a preparatory meeting in the lead up to their annual assembly at the Our America cultural center; a space for the exchange of experiences, to draw up solidarity actions and join forces in the face of common challenges

HUMAN RIGHTS

The same old accusations

The U.S. government has failed to comply with due process and committed torture and harassment of prisoners detained in the Guantánamo Naval Base, on illegally occupied Cuban territory.

According to the “logic” of U.S. administrations, Cuba violates human rights because it has resisted more than 55 years of a cruel blockade, imposed by Washington itself with the aim of starving the Cuban people

Brazil: In the aftermath of a coup

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The Brazilian people demonstrated in the streets after the coup against the constitutional President Dilma Rousseff, and demanded the removal from power of Michel Temer

Work of Cuban medical brigade in Peru praised

Work of Cuban medical brigade in Peru praised

Peru’s Health Minister, Patricia García, and the Governor of Piura, Reynaldo Hilbck, praised the work of the Cuban medical brigade treating victims of the floods which recently hit the country

The anniversary of an immense task

An ophthalmology consultation at the Tulio Pineda Comprehensive Diagnostic Center (CDI), part of the Barrio Adentro Mission, located in San Juan de los Morros, Guarico State, Venezuela.

This April 16 was commemorated in Venezuela for more than one reason. The date marks the realization of a dream of Fidel and Chávez: the Barrio Adentro Mission, whose 14-year history makes it a unique achievement

Almagro, the OAS, and the stench of sulphur

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How can it be possible for an organization that violates its very own institutional procedures to assert that a state is suffering the alteration of its democratic order?

ALBA-TCP

Time for unity

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Havana hosted an Act of Solidarity with Venezuela following the 15th Political Council of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America – People’s Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP), held in Havana this Monday, April 10

Declaration of the 15th Meeting of the ALBA-TCP Political Council

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The Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the ALBA-TCP member countries reject the aggression against the sister Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, as well as the manipulation and lies that threaten its sovereignty, independence and stability, and those of the entire region

U.S. BOMBING OF SYRIA

Is this the prelude to a new Iraq, 2003?

U.S. Navy destroyers launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles from the Mediterranean Sea on Syria.

Yet again, Washington makes use of its power and arrogance and challenges the world with an act of barbarism that could end up detonating a ticking time bomb

The U.S. launches cruise missile attack on Syria

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The missiles were launched from a naval base in the Mediterranean Sea, according to teleSUR, and struck multiple sites, including an air base close to Homs. This is the first direct U.S. military action against the country

Raúl congratulates Lenín Moreno for his presidential win in Ecuador

The President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, congratulated the Alianza País candidate, Lenín Moreno, who this Sunday, April 2, defeated the right wing hopeful of his country in the second round of Ecuador’s presidential elections

Citizens revolution triumphs in Ecuador

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The victory of Alianza País confirms the continuity of progressive movements in Latin America, as the right escalates its attacks on the sovereign government of Venezuela

What is NATO good for, if anything?

NATO is stronger than it has ever been since the end of the Cold War, with a greater presence on its eastern flank.

With Trump in the White House, European leaders have appeared somewhat panicked regarding the future of the organization. However, we should not believe, for even a moment, that Trump would consider eliminating NATO, or doubt that there will be new military interventions in which its troops will participate

Timor-Leste adds fuel to its economy

Timor-Leste adds fuel to its economy.

Timor-Leste recently held its fourth presidential election, an event analysts consider a reflection of stability in this young nation of just over a million inhabitants

Marco Rubio attempts to bribe countries to attack Venezuela

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Rubio directly threatened the governments of the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, and Haiti, and in an interview with El Nuevo Herald, stating that the vote of these countries at the meeting on Venezuela of the OAS Permanent Council could have repercussions on economic assistance provided by the United States

Syria, six years of manufactured war

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Despite pretexts about fighting terrorism and human rights, the conflict in Syria is about the imposition of an economic and political order which protects the interests of Western powers and their regional allies

A walled Europe

A walled Europe

The current migratory crisis in the region has led a number of countries in the area to construct impassable border fences as a solution

CELAC to analyze regional challenges

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The 21st Meeting of National Coordinators of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) is scheduled to be held in El Salvador, March 23-24

Manipulation of human rights continues

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A recurring theme over these days has been human rights, giving rise to media manipulations, and involving individuals who, from centers of power or paid by them, are making a veritable feast with the issue…

Coincidences ... or not

The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford, cost approximately 13 billion dollars.

Speaking from the deck of the newest U.S. aircraft carrier, Trump announced part of his plan presented to Congress to increase this year’s defense budget by 10%

Cooperation key to Caribbean development

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Cuba’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment, Ileana Núñez on inaugurating the First Association of Caribbean States Cooperation Conference today, March 8 in Havana, emphasized the importance of cooperation to development

Cuba and El Salvador aim to strengthen cultural ties

Cuba and El Salvador aim to strengthen cultural ties

The issue was discussed in a recent meeting between Silvia Elena Regalado, Salvadoran Culture Minister, and Cuban Ambassador to the country, Iliana Fonseca, during which the growth of children’s theater groups throughout the Central American nation was highlighted

The Asian bank competing with the IMF

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The creation of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is part of China's plan to reanimate the ancient Silk Road, and encourage trade and economic cooperation with other countries of Europe and Africa

FRANCE

Presidential elections coming soon

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Amid scandals and the emergence of unexpected candidates, France is going to the polls this coming April, to choose the next President and decide the country's future

ISRAELI SETTLEMENTS

The shameful problem of 21st century colonization

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According to a BBC World report there are currently over 600,000 Israelis living in some 140 settlements since Zionist occupation of the West Bank and East Jerusalem began, an area where Palestinians wish to build their future state

Trafficking in persons: Life is not a commodity

Trafficking in persons: Life is not a commodity

Trafficking in persons, considered to be a “21st century form of slavery,” is a phenomenon that transcends borders and demonstrates that in many parts of the world, human rights are still not guaranteed

Maduro: Venezuela demands respect

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Nicolás Maduro criticized the interventionist attempts of certain nations that have allied with Venezuela’s domestic extreme right to destabilize the government

Development to offset migration

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During the meeting on human rights of migrants, Amorós stressed the need to substantially modify the unjust and exclusionary international economic order, in order to target the root cause of the migratory phenomena

Unity to strengthen ALBA

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Leaders from ALBA member countries reiterate commitment to regional integration and solidarity

U.S. blockade of Cuba violates international law

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Participants in a colloquium on current affairs in Cuba denounce U.S. policy, noting that fines for a total of 14 billion dollars have been levied on international banks and companies for alleged violations of blockade regulations

ELN: The next chapter in Colombia’s peace process

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The light from a kerosene lamp illuminates the faces of several youths who, in the heart of the Colombian jungle, made the decision to rise up in arms to overthrow the country’s oligarchy and install a new revolutionary government

Ukraine: High tension & low temperatures

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It’s February, and exactly as was the case three years ago, events in Ukraine are making headlines. Guns are again being fired; deaths and injuries are being reported. Low temperatures of below 20o Celsius are affecting the region these days, but they have not lowered tensions in a conflict, which far from nearing a resolution, is worsening

African Union condemns U.S. blockade

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On the last day of the African Union Summit, held in Ethiopia, Heads of State and Government of the continental organization reaffirmed their unanimous rejection of the genocidal policy against Cuba

Never has it been more necessary to effectively advance along the path of unity

Never has it been more necessary to effectively advance along the path of unity.

Speech by Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers of the Republic of Cuba, at the 5th CELAC Summit, in Punta Cana, the Dominican Republic, on January 25, 2017, “Year 59 of the Revolution.”

Venezuela delivers 1.4 million housing units

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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro announced on January 19 that the Great Housing Mission Venezuela (GMVV, Spanish acronym) had reached the goal of delivering 1,400,000 homes throughout the countr

U.S. imposes more fines to enforce the blockade

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The U.S. Treasury Department has imposed fines on the nonprofit organization Alliance for Responsible Cuba Policy and the Canadian bank Toronto Dominion (TD), for $10,000 and $955,750, respectively

Daniel Ortega to be sworn in on January 10

Latin American left looks to strengthen unity in Nicaragua

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Representatives of various left political parties and groups from across Latin America are meeting in Nicaragua, reviewing an official proposal to strengthen unity among progressive movements in the region

Tribute to Fidel in Grenada

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A special tribute to the leader of the Cuban Revolution was held during the celebration of the 44th anniversary of relations between Cuba and the Caribbean Community

Cuba, a global example

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In the context of World Human Rights Day, Colombian Henry Acosta, facilitator to the ongoing peace process between his country’s government and the FARC-EP, noted that in regards to human rights, today Cuba is not only an example for Latin America, but also the world

Temer to "tighten belts" in Brazil

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Fully installed in Brazil's Planalto executive headquarters, interim President Michel Temer has launched the neoliberal plan he promised.

Free Puerto Rican prisoner Oscar López Rivera!

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“The legal and political battle for the release of Puerto Rican independence fighter Oscar López Rivera is intensifying," affirmed José Juan Nazario de la Rosa, a member of the legal team working on the case

DIALOGUE IN VENEZUELA

Agreements awaiting implementation

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The six agreements reached during the second meeting of the dialogue between the Chavista government and the opposition coalition Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD), would appear to suggest that, for now at least, opposition forces have recognized that no extreme solution will resolve Venezuela’s political conflict and economic crisis

Trump wins U.S. elections

The magnate was elected thanks to the votes of millions of U.S. citizens, the majority white and living in rural areas, who are disenchanted with the country's direction and traditional Washington politicians

Continental Day for Democracy and Against Neoliberalism

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Tomorrow, November 4 will see activities at the University of Havana to mark the Continental Day for Democracy and Against Neoliberalism, with the certainty that an organized and active people is the best antidote to a return to the past in Latin America and the Caribbean

The blockade persists

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The extraterritorial application of the blockade is preventing the donation of a piano to Cuba from the UK

17TH NON-ALIGNED MOVEMENT SUMMIT

Raúl undertakes intense bilateral agenda

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With the express commitment to stand together as a single voice in the most diverse international arenas, the multi-national event concluded

Oscar López Rivera arrives in Puerto Rico

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The imprisoned independence fighter, whose unjust sentence was reduced after 35 years and eight months in U.S. penitentiaries, was transferred to his native country yesterday

Morocco’s controversial return to the African Union

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SADR’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mohamed Salem Uld Salek, expressed his government’s willingness to negotiate an end to Rabat’s occupation of Sahrawi territory, based on his people’s right to self-determination

The birth of a new Bolivia

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After surpassing his own predictions, and even beating some records in regards to his administration's accomplishments, everything seems to point to Evo’s reelection

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