Black Alliance for Peace Condemns Biden Administration’s Order to Deport Haitians as Illegal and Racist

Contact: Jemima Pierre 323-675-6890 on September 18, 2021

photo: Bill Hackwell

When a white Fox News reporter used a drone to film the thousands of Haitian and other Black asylum seekers camped beneath a bridge spanning the Rio Grande and linking Del Rio, Texas to Ciudad Acuña, in the Coahuila state of Mexico, he immediately (and deliberately) brought a stereotypical image of Black migration (more…)

Nicaragua: Demonizing Ortega and Sending in the Marines

By Miguel Angel Ferrer on September 18, 2021

photo: Netfa Freeman

The United States maintains severe economic, trade and financial sanctions against Cuba, Venezuela, Iran, North Korea and Nicaragua. Previously it did so against Iraq, Libya and Syria. These fierce aggressions are fundamentally aimed at achieving regime change in those nations. Or, to put it more bluntly, the overthrow of those governments. (more…)

Beautiful and Brotherly Mexico

By Rosa Miriam Elizalde on September 17, 2021

all of us in defense of Cuba, photo: Prensa Latina

It would have to be a Mexican who explained to us in the most eloquent way what an island is. In La ruta de Hernán Cortés, Fernando Benítez says that “an island is a clearly delimited reality, an invitation to isolation and a way to escape from the known world. (more…)

Mexico’s Solidarity Has Awakened Our People’s Deepest Gratitude

By Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez on September 16, 2021, Mexico City

Cuban President Diaz Canel, photo@GobiernoMx

Speech by President of the Republic of Cuba Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez at the civic-military parade on the occasion of the celebrations for the anniversary of the 211th anniversary of Grito de Dolores and the 200th anniversary of Mexico’s independence. (more…)

Mexico on the Bicentennial of its Independence: Ever Closer to Our America and Farther from Empires

By Arleen Rodríguez Derivet on September 16, 2021

Cuban President Miguel Diaz Canel and his wife Lis Cuesta are greeted as special guests by Mexico President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and his wife Beatriz Gutiérrez Müller. photo: @GobiernoMx

Mexico is a lot of Mexico. And it doesn’t mess around. Here, everything is big. If proof was missing, the celebration of the Grito de Dolores in the year of the Bicentennial provided it. A dazzling play of lights and fireworks illuminated the night of the eve, in the central plaza of the Zócalo, full of pre-Hispanic images and symbols, but also of figures of heroes animated by video mapping, while the most popular songs of the music that identifies the various regions of the country were heard through the local audio system. (more…)

Bicentennial of Independence, Francisco Morazán and CELAC

By Adalberto Santana on September 15, 2021

Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, foto: México Desconocido

September 15, 2021 is a very significant date for several countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. In the case of Mexico, it celebrates the famous cry for independence that the father of the nation, Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla made in 1810. (more…)

The Richest in the Pandemic

By Pasqualina Curcio on September 13, 2021

art by Banksy

If the world is in recession as a consequence of the pandemic, that is, in 2020 3.5% less was produced compared to 2019 (the cake is smaller) but despite this, the rich became richer, then, without throwing many numbers around we can deduce that, the poor became poorer, which should not surprise us, (more…)

Cuba Set To Reopen Its Borders as Of November 15

By Alejandra Garcia on September 14, 2021 from Havana

photo: Bill Hackwell

Last week, the government of the Caribbean island announced the country will be ready to reopen its borders on November 15 when it is expected that over 90 percent of the Cuban population will be vaccinated against the COVID-19. (more…)

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