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Iranian Boats Attend James Monroe’s Wake

By Raúl Antonio Capote on May 23, 2020

The first of the five Iranian oil tankers has just arrived at the El Palito refinery in the Venezuelan state of Carabobo. The ship named The Fortune entered Venezuelan waters Saturday (more…)

Let’s Stop Pretending Billionaires Are in the Same Boat As Us During This Pandemic

By Chuck Collins on April 24, 2020

In this pandemic, we are unfortunately not in the same boat. Most Americans don’t even have a canoe. But some billionaires have taken to the high seas in their yachts – literally – to ride (more…)

What Comes After the Flood?

By Stella Calloni on April 28, 2020

Photo: Bill Hackwell

It is enough to look at the faces of the presidents who represent unbridled capitalism in times of decadence or to listen to their “speeches”, to understand some analysts who mention how (more…)

What Do We Mean When We Talk About the “New Order”?

By Fernando Buen Abad Domínguez on April 26, 2020

Mural by Diego Rivera

Transforming the world is a slogan of the people. The semantic hegemony over the idea of “New Order” is in a renewed dispute. It is not the first time that an international “crisis” (more…)

Cuba’s  Covid-19 Medical Brigades are not Medical Diplomacy They Are International Solidarity at its Finest

By Bill Hackwell on April 26, 2020

Photo:  Ismael Francisco Gonzalez

Today the latest medical brigade from Cuba’s Henry Reeves contingent arrived in South Africa to join the front lines with those saving lives in the battle against the Covid-19 pandemic. (more…)

Cuba is Written with an S for Solidarity

By Katu Arkonada on April 25, 2020

Che Guevara said that solidarity is the tenderness of the people. This phrase could not be truer than in the case of Cuba, the tenderest people in the world. (more…)

Cuba’s Interferon Saves Lives

By Ángel Guerra Cabrera on April 16, 2020

BioCubaFarma, Photo:Ricardo Lopez Hevia

Cuba’s interferon is saving the lives of patients with coronavirus on the island encircled by the United States, while also preparing vaccines against the disease, as will be explained (more…)

The COVID-19 Pandemic Makes Clear the Need to Cooperate Despite Political Differences

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Statement on April 16, 2020

The impact of COVID-19 can already be measured and will be assessed in the future by the striking numbers of people infected, the unacceptable numbers of deaths, the (more…)

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