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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…)

The Anti-Cuban Mafia Are Not Just Enemies of Cuba, They are Enemies of Their Own Constituents

By Brenda Murillo on September 14, 2021

In recent months, there has been an increasing rise in the prominence and visibility of agitations in the media by the relatively obscure Republican congressman for the 25th District of Florida, Mario Díaz-Balart, the supposedly presentable face and representative of the anti-Cuban mafia in the United States Congress (more…)

Myths about Nicaraguan Migrants

By John Perry on September 9, 2021

Advances in health care such as new hospitals and Covid-19 vaccinations keep great numbers from migrating.

According to Reuters, when Daniel Ortega’s government “began arresting presidential contenders,” tens of thousands of people “slipped into exile” in the United States or Costa Rica. (more…)

The Homeland of the Undocumented

By Ilka Oliva Corado on September 13, 2021

photo: Bill Hackwell

After the siege, the homeland becomes a perennial longing. The undocumented know it more than anyone else. It becomes that old letter of paper torn by so much folding and unfolding. It is in the memory of rainy days, of the milpa growing, of fresh chipilín flowers and the aroma of coffee cooked in a clay pot. (more…)

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