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Fidel: Doctors, Not Bombs

By Fidel Castro Ruz

Excerpts from Fidel’s 2003 speech in Buenos Aires

Since I am an optimist, I think this world can be saved, in spite of the mistakes made, in spite of the immense, hegemonic powers that have been created, because I believe ideas prevail over force.… (more…)

Cuban Scientists Working on the Design of a COVID-19 Vaccine

March 20, 2020

The Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB) in Cuba is working on a vaccine that could be used against the new Sars-CoV-2 coronavirus that causes COVID-19. (more…)

Pandemic: White House and IMF the First to Be Infected

By Atilio Boron on March 20, 2020

Wars, economic crises, natural disasters, and pandemics are catastrophic events that bring out the worst and best in people – both leaders and ordinary people – and also in social actors (more…)

Pandemics and War Games, Solidarity as an Antidote

By Stella Calloni on March 15, 2020

20,000 US troops arriving in Europe in the midst of COVID-19

The coronavirus, a new strain of the already existing one, whose mutation is being investigated has put the world between the solidarity and the misery of a dying system, (more…)

Cuban Interferon in China

By Ángel Guerra Cabrera on March 4, 2020

The selection by the Chinese health authorities of Cuban interferon alpha 2B (IFRrec) among 30 other drugs to combat the new coronavirus Covid-19 should come as no surprise. (more…)

Argentina’s President Makes Wrong Decision on First Trip Abroad

January 16, 2020

Fernández and Foreign Minister Felipe Solá announce trip to Israel

Is this a policy of carrot and stick as the saying goes? Amidst a very singular government strategy in matters of foreign affairs, (more…)

The Time of Another Mid-flight Tragedy, but One the US Never Apologized For

By Elson Concepción Pérez on January 15, 2020

On July 3, 1988, a U.S. missile shot down an Iranian civilian aircraft that was in flight from Iran to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, killing 290 people, including 66 children and 16 crew members. (more…)

Trump and the Peak of Barbarism

By Atilio A. Boron on January 14, 2019

I just read a very interesting note by writer Peter Koenig about the renaissance and exasperation of barbarism in recent times, and I say exasperation because it has been a constant presence (more…)

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