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Cuba Liberates „Miss Burqa“ From Guantanamo (tags)

In a stint operation at the notorious Guantanamo Bay prison, Cuban special forces have rescued the only female prisoner from the facility who has been kept in captivity there since fifteen years. The woman who was not identified was said to be found locked up in a room with a stash of forced feeding packages and a verdict issued by the military bureaucracy subjecting her to the dehumanising treatment. A doctor with the unit said she was alive and healthy but exhausted from her encounter with the Americans. The prisoner was not available to the press corps for comment.

Half of cuba's Hockey Team defects to the USA (tags)

Half of the Cuban men's field hockey team at the Pan American Games in Toronto defected to the United States, a player and sources close to the Cuban delegation said.

US Official Insults Cubans (tags)

Cuba

Cuba Bashing (tags)

Cuba

Corporate Predators Want Compensation for Lost Cuban Assets They Stole (tags)

Cuba

Fidel's Legacy (tags)

Cuba

Longstanding US Cuba Policy: Regime Change (tags)

Cuba

Thaw in US/Cuban Relations? (tags)

Cuba

When you are on top, ‘might makes right’ is ‘rule of law’ (tags)

The U.S. government has consistently refused to extradite former dictators, accused terrorists, torturers and others wanted by other countries. It is the height of hypocrisy for the Obama administration to give lectures about international obligations in its blunderbuss efforts to get Edward Snowden.

Fidel Castro: Absolved by History! (tags)

Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro has been absolved by history, writes Nicolas Mottas on the 59th anniversary of the Moncada barracks attack.

NICK KOLEV: A US REVISIONIST IN LA HAVANA (tags)

This article aims at denouncing Nick KOLEV, us citizen that want to make believe that he is a Civil Right Activist while he use the death of his brother and juridical approachs against jewish pepole to developp an anti-semitic and revisionist speech. Recently, he travelled in la Havana and I have a bank receipt that prove that he violated the us law.

Closing Guantanamo: President Obama's Failed Promise (tags)

Nicolas Mottas and Myrsini Tsakiri write about President Barack Obama's broken promise to close down the "modern Auschwitz" - the Guantanamo detention camp.

Our Man in Havana (tags)

subversion

Cholera Outbreak Hits Port-au-Prince (tags)

an epidemic threatens Haiti

The Cuban Five: Victims of US State Terrorism (tags)

US lawlessness

The CTC once again betrays Cuban workers (tags)

// Joint Communiqué MLC-GALSIC (Cuban Libertarian Movement – Support Group for Libertarians and Independent Sindicalists of Cuba)

Fidel says Bin Laden is CIA (tags)

It is cool to say conspiracy theory is nonsense if you are on the Left. But what if one of the Left's leading heros endorses it?

Cuba: dialogue ... and debate (tags)

* We present the no. 16 issue (July 2010) of CUBA LIBERTARIA, edited by GALSIC (Grupo de Apoyo a los Libertarios y Sindicalistas Independientes en Cuba). You may obtain a .pdf file of this edition in Spanish at cubalibertaria@gmail.com

Cuba-Venezuela relationship: What can be said from an anarchist perspective? (tags)

* This text appears in the June-July 2010 issue #59 of El Libertario, describing the position this voice of the Venezuelan anarchist movement takes regarding the close links between the governments of these two countries.

The Untold Story of the Cuban 5 (tags)

The Cuban 5 are 5 Cuban anti-terrorists working in Miami to expose terrorism against Cuba. They were framed up in Miami and are serving long prison terms here in the U.S. for doing nothing illegal. Below is part one of a series about their case.

Noam Chomsky on the Cuban 5 (tags)

Chomsky was interviewed by Radio Havana Cuba on the eve of the 11th anniversary of the arbitrary arrest and detention in Miami of Cubans Antonio Guerrero, Ramón Labañino, Gerardo Hernandez, Fernando Gonzalez and Rene Gonzalez, who after a legally flawed trial in Miami District Court, are incarcerated in US prisons for infiltrating anti-Cuba Miami based groups of terrorists with the aim of defending Cuba against US based terrorism. As Professor Chomsky says in this interview "They weren't criminals. They were heroes". He points out "that the only way to remedy the injustice is to withdraw the charges completely".

Cuban connection: Honduran coup (tags)

"Nodarse has a very long trajectory in Miami mafia circles that do not act only against Cuba, but also against Central America, most recently Honduras. None is safe from the long murderous arm of the counterrevolutionary Cubans of Miami. The fragile democratic institutions of Central America will serve as easy targets for Posada and Nodarse."

The Shortwave Report 06/26 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.

Cuba: The hurt of no longer being (tags)

* Fragment from a work by Daniel Barret about the evolution of Cuba’s political regime since November 17 2005 till today. This piece attempts to place the role of Fidel Castro these past months.

The Cuban Five Pending Supreme Court Case - Come hear about it!!! (tags)

The Cuban Five Host: Loyola Law School Chapter - National Lawyers Guild Date: Monday, March 23, 2009 Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm Location: Donovan Hall Street: 919 Albany Street City/Town: Los Angeles, CA Contact: Veronica veronica.aragon@lls.edu

Russian Patriarch receives Cuban President (tags)

MOSCOW, February 3.—The Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and all Russia received President Raúl Castro Ruz yesterday afternoon. The Kirill and the Cuban president spoke for a little over one hour in Moscow’s Christ the Savior Cathedral two days after the consecration of the Metropolitan (senior archbishop)...

The Long March of the Cuban Revolution (tags)

In 1960, C. Wright Mills warned Americans that the revolution in Cuba was the start of a wider process that would spread to Latin America and the third world. On the occasion of its fiftieth anniversary, practically anyone can see that our continent has begun a new era...

Swimming Up Stream (tags)

Somebody had to offer a calm and serene response even though this will have to swim up the powerful stream of hopes raised by Obama in the international public opinion...

BUSH-McCAIN, Losing Florida? (tags)

It is a pool of corruption that is lapping too close to the Bush family, from Watergate to the criminal drugs-for-arms in Central America, to the assassination of President Kennedy. Bush and McCain could lose Florida especially if the Democrats can uncover that pool...

Well-known investigator exposes alliance between McCain and terrorists (tags)

ANN Louise Bardach, the U.S. reporter famous for her interviews with Luis Posada Carriles and her investigations into Cuban-American terrorism, has written an extensive article for the website http://www.slate.com on the close ties between Republican presidential candidate John McCain and notorious terrorists in Miami...

The White House Ghost (tags)

The President of the United States, George Bush, enters today his last 100 days in power overshadowed by very high unpopularity rates and one of the worst economic crises in recent decades.

Cuba Hurricane Relief: from International Committee to Free the Cuban 5 (tags)

help Cuba recover from the hurricane and oppose the US blockade against the island

In Support of CUBA (tags)

We are sending an appeal to artists and intellectuals around the world to demand an immediate end to the criminal US blockade and to promote solidarity and support of our country.

CUBA: Hurricane Gustav and the Cuban Five (tags)

“These adverse events should serve to make us work more efficiently every day and to make a more rational and fair use of every piece of material. We must fight our own shallowness and selfishness”… “Such effort shall come from our people’s work. Nobody will do it for us.”

Pro-Cuba celebration triumphs over right-wing terrorist threats (tags)

L.A. activists refuse to buckle under cowardly intimidation Despite an organized attempt by anti-communist reactionaries to shut down a July 26 Cuba Celebration in Los Angeles.

ALB interviews the Cuban Libertarian Movement (tags)

* During mid-June 2008 the Iberian counter-information collective A Las Barricadas www.alasbarricadas.org posed several questions to the MLC www.mlc.acultura.org.ve, an affinity group of Cuban anarchism abroad. The complete text of this interview follows.

Pastors for Peace L.A. Send Off Tonight! (tags)

Don't Miss The BUS! Welcome and Send off TONIGHT for the 19th Friendship to Cuba!

Cuba: Interview Porno Para Ricardo (tags)

* The Cuban Libertarian Movement (MLC) interviewed via internet a punk musical group active in Havana for over 10 years who are today a significant reference in a counter cultural scene that merits recognition and solidarity.

CUBA proves links of U.S. Diplomats with Terrorists (tags)

Cuba denounced on Monday the scandalous links between US diplomats based in Havana and terrorists resident in the United States, by means of which Cuban counterrevolutionaries receive financial and material support.

Something smells different in Cuba (tags)

ººº With respect to the situation in Cuba these past few weeks, the Cuban Libertarian Movement – MLC (affinity group of Cuban anarchists in exile) speaks up to answer the unknowns and the challenges facing Cuban society. Ours is the voice of uncompromising commitment to freedom, equality and solidarity that has always been the sound of the Cuban anarchists.

CUBA: Repugnant lies and manipulation (tags)

ANSA on April 22. "La Paz, April 22.— A commission of deputies are to investigate the case of Bolivian scholarship student who died in Cuba, and whose body was repatriated without several vital organs, including the brain."

TODAY: Internet Forum by Cuban Students about the Cuban Five (tags)

The main purpose of the forum will be to discuss what Cuban university students and those in the rest of the world could do to help the release of the Five Cuban men, who were arrested for having infiltrated Miami- based anti-Cuba groups and trying to prevent criminal actions against the island.

Cuito Cuanavale’s Victory was Neto’s Dream (tags)

The victory in Cuito Cuanavale made the dreams of the father of the Angolan homeland, Agostinho Neto, come true, Cuban Major General Leopoldo Cintras Frias said here on Saturday.

Luis Posada Carriles: the versatile USAmerican terrorist still walking freely (tags)

While Arturo Hernández, Posada's attorney said: "Mr. Posada Carriles is not and has never been a terrorist"… "His lifelong ambition has been to bring democracy and freedom to his place of birth", declassified CIA and FBI documents, testimonies, and other compelling evidences suggest the contrary.

Washington v. Cuba After Castro (tags)

The passing of an era in Cuba and Washington's hostile reaction.

Cuba: Freedom, Dignity and Solidarity (tags)

Cuba: Freedom, Dignity and Solidarity

Fidel Castro: Who wants to be in the Garbage Dump? (tags)

Today, by mere chance, I remembered that the OAS still exists, when I read a cable posted on the Internet which contained an article by Georgina Saldierna, published in La Jornada, titled “Insulza rules out the possibility of re-admitting Cuba into the OAS”. No one even remembered the OAS. Note how retrograde this line of reasoning is.

Fidel Castro: What I wrote on Tuesday 19 (tags)

That Tuesday, there was no fresh international news. My modest message to the people of Monday, February 18 had no problem being widely circulated. I began to receive news from 11:00 a.m. The previous night I slept like never before. My conscience was at rest and I had promised myself a vacation. The days of tension, with the proximity of February 24, left me exhausted...

VOTE PSL in 2008: Answer to Democrats & Republicans on Fidel Castro's resignation (tags)

The Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL) is fielding a slate of candidates in the 2008 U.S. presidential elections: Gloria La Riva for President and Eugene Puryear for Vice President. The La Riva/Puryear presidential campaign stands in solidarity with the Cuban revolution and the Cuban people. The Democratic and Republican candidates will all continue the same policy of the last 11 U.S. administrations: a policy of blockade, aggression and counter-revolution.

Fidel Castro will neither aspire to nor accept reelection (tags)

Cuban President Fidel Castro announced he will not aspires to nor accepts the positions of President of the State Council and Commander in Chief at the Parliament session scheduled for February 24th.

Cuban Students Denounce Manipulation (tags)

Students whose images were exploited by different foreign media to present them as a sign of rebellion against the Cuban government spoke during a video interview denouncing the manipulations that occurred and denying that they were arrested on Tuesday

The Republican Candidate (tags)

In that already famous Super Tuesday, a day of the week when a number of States of the Union were selecting the candidate of their choice for the presidency of the United States from among a group of contenders, one of the likely candidates to replace George W. Bush was John McCain...

The case of the CUBAN FIVE, one of the Top 25 Censored Stories of 2006-2007 (tags)

The case of the CUBAN FIVE, one of the Top 25 Censored Stories of 2006-2007 in: http://www.projectcensored.org

Free the Cuba Five Billboard in LA Unveiled, February 1, 2008 (tags)

The Free The Cuban Five Billboard along the busy Hollywood Blvd. and Bronson St. was unveiled with a press conference attended by scores of solidarity activists last February 1, 2008. Speakers at the press conference includes Jim Lafferty, Executive Director of the National Lawyers League-Los Angeles Chapter; Blasé Bonpane, Executive Director, Office of the Americas; Gloria La Riva, National Coordinator of Free the Cuba Five; Sheila Esguerra of ANSWER –LA and Arturo P.Garcia of the Alliance for Just and Lasting Peace in the Philippines (AJLPP). Ian Thompson of ANSWER-LA acted as the emcee. For more information about the Free the Cuban Five see www.freethefive.org

Billboard on Cuban Five to Appear on Hollywood Boulevard (tags)

A new billboard to raise awareness of the case of the Cuban Five will soon be erected on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles, California.

A friend of CUBA passes away… (tags)

On the evening of Monday, January 7, Philip B. Agee passed away in Havana. The US citizen was a former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) official until he broke with the agency in 1968 for ethical reasons.

Message from Ramón Labañino, Cuban Five (tags)

Ramón is in lockdown since December 11 and for that reason he has not been able to send all the letters and salutations for the new year to his friends around the world...

U.S. isolated on the Human Rights Issue in CUBA (tags)

The recent Cuban decision to sign the International Pact on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and the Civil and Political Rights is a clear example of the island's conduct when it is not subjected to external pressures...

Letter from US Artists and Scholars in support of Cultural Relations with CUBA (tags)

More than 500 U.S. artists and academics demand an end to the blockade...

Contradictions Abound in Cuban Five Case (tags)

Contradictions Abound in Cuban Five Case

Cubans defect to ....America? (tags)

Eight Cuban acrobat jugglers disappeared before a performance at a festival in central Mexico last week, presumably to defect to the United States, organizers said on Friday.

Cuba’s Solidarity Miracle (tags)

Cuban cooperation with Third World moving ahead.

Film showing of "The Trial: The Untold Story of the Cuban Five" (tags)

Film showing of "The Trial: The Untold Story of the Cuban Five" featuring Danny Glover

Call for the release of the Cuban Five (tags)

The Cuban chapter of the Defense of Humanity Network announced in Havana a new call for the release of the five anti-terrorist Cubans incarcerated for nine years with heavy sentences hanging over them.

CUBA responds to Bush (tags)

REPLYING to three spurious initiatives for Cuba proposed by George Bush in Washington on October 24, Cuban Foreign Minister Felipe Pérez Roque set out 12 points “covering what the U.S. president should propose as aid” to the island.

The Cuban Five: Imprisoned for opposing Terrorism (tags)

The National Lawyers Guild and several legal and human rights organizations have called on the U.N. Human Rights Committee and the U.N. Special Rapporteur on Torture to launch a formal investigation of the United States government’s continuing violation of human rights of five political prisoners known as the Cuban Five.

CUBA Calls for End to Insensitivity... (tags)

Cuban Foreign Minister Felipe Pérez Roque spoke on Monday, September 24, at a UN high-level event on climate change in New York, United States. We offers here the full text of the Cuban diplomat's speech.

The Cuban Five (tags)

I attended a briefing by Leonard Weinglass (he of the Daniel Ellsberg/Pentagon Papers fame, of the Amy Carter tribulations, and other famous efforts to achieve justice against at times huge odds) at Howard University's Law School on Wednesday, 12 September. I was stunned by what counselor Weinglass revealed...

September 11: The empire and its lies (tags)

Cuban President Fidel Castro on Wednesday reflected on the six long years since the painful September 11 episode in the US, about which it is known there has been deliberate disinformation...

Noche Cubana (tags)

Noche Cubana A Night of Music, Food, Film & Solidarity with Cuba

Freedom for the Cuban Five ! (tags)

An International Campaign to Free the Cuban Five will begin on September 12. This will be an excellent opportunity to knock at the doors of American people’s consciences

Luis Posada Carriles, the White House terrorist (tags)

In an article published on April 10, 2007, president Fidel Castro declared, “Orders for Kathleen Cardone’s decision could only have come from the White House. President Bush constantly avoided the issue of the criminal and terrorist character of the accused. He was protected and charged with a simple immigration violation.”

The Empire Tastes an Unprecedented Moral Defeat (tags)

GERARDO, Ramón, René, Fernando and Antonio are still behind bars in the United States, three of them in maximum security prisons, and all of them subjected to the hateful revenge of those in Washington who have made them the target of reprisals against the Cuban Revolution.

Caracas discusses Leon Trotsky on the anniversary of his assassination (tags)

Permanent REvolution

The Cuban Five: Mission against Terror (tags)

This interview with Leonard Weinglass, appeals attorney for Antonio Guerrero was conducted by Gloria La Riva, coordinator of the National Committee to Free the Cuban Five, on August 1, 2007.

The expression of the subversive love of the Cuban revolution (tags)

Not only have you graduated as medical doctors, but also as humanists. You have learned what it means to practice international solidarity and have understood the reality of preventive and healing medicine in a socio-political context. This brings to reality the much celebrated phrase of José Martí: Homeland is Humanity.

Hanging from the brush... (tags)

"They are hanging from the brush and we took the stepladder"...

Cuba Protests at UN over Washington’s Terror Policy (tags)

Cuba accused the United States of maintaining a double standard policy on the fight against terrorism, in a letter sent Thursday to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon.

Don't Miss The Bus ! (tags)

There is Still Time...... To sign up for the IFCO/Pastors for Peace Caravan to Cuba this July as we collectively break the US blockade and travel ban by taking humanitarian aid, and ourselves, to Cuba without asking for a US government license.

Posada and US Government Found Guilty in Cuba (tags)

Luis Posada Carriles was declared guilty Tuesday of committing several crimes against Cuba and its people at a public trial held in Havana. The United States was also found responsible for having financed and supported his activities.

Tomorrow! Worldwide demonstrations against the terrorist Posada (tags)

The people's mobilization is important to expose not only the U.S. government's hypocrisy of its "war on terror" but its active role in backing the Miami terrorists like Posada for over 45 years. More important than ever is the need for us to raise high the demand of immediate freedom for the Cuban Five Heroes...

Stars for Cuba, Venezuela, and Bolivia laid on Hollywood Walk of Fame (tags)

Three stars were placed on the famous Hollywood sidewalk, in a ceremony that was part of a national call to defend Cuba Venezuela, and Bolivia.

Hilton Hotels Face Serious Dilemma (tags)

Hilton Hotel chain target of boycotts and demonstrations after banning Cuban officals in continued efforts to enforce U. S. blockade abroad.

Join the Cuban Five contingents the 17th... (tags)

Join Cuban 5 contingents in the March 17 & 18 anti-war marches...

Who are the Cuban Five? (tags)

Now is the time to demand the release of the Cuban Five. They were sentenced 5 years ago this month and have been imprisoned unjustly in the U.S. for 8 years for the crime of trying to defend their homeland against terrorist attacks...

The Plaza is covered (tags)

THE Granma yacht, the emblematic boat of the Rebel Army, once again sailed through the waters of dignity. On this occasion, it moved through a sea of Cuban children who escorted it down Paseo Avenue and through José Martí Plaza de la Revolución waving their blue kerchiefs. A military band played “La Lupe,” a song composed by Commander of the Revolution Juan Almeida Bosque before the revolutionary expeditionaries departure from Mexico in 1956...

Southern Voices in Cuba to Celebrate Fidel’s 80th Birthday (tags)

Artists committed to justice, dignity, and beauty hailing from Chile, Uruguay, Argentina, South Africa, Venezuela, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador and Puerto Rico, will be teaming up with local musicians for the "Todas las Voces Todas" (All the voices together) concert to take place December 30th at the Jose Marti Anti-imperialist Plaza in Havana.

Against the Decadent Empire (tags)

The block free movement under Cuban leadership may develop into the crystallization point for globalization critics. "A Better World Is Possible." "Terrorism may not be equated witht he legitimater struggle of the people for national liberation against foreign rule and occupation."

AJLPP-USA MOBILIZES FOR MARTIAL LAW COMMEMORATION (tags)

The Alliance for Just and Lasting Peace in the Philippines (AJLPP)-USA in solidarity with the people of the Philippines in their militant protest against political killings, call to resume peace negotiations and in commemoration of the 34th year of the declaration of martial rule in the Philippines launches different types of activities from September 21-23 in four major cities in the United States. The following cities will ho

THE SINGULAR STORY OF THE CUBAN FIVE (tags)

THE SINGULAR STORY OF THE CUBAN FIVE

CUBA UNDER CASTRO (tags)

WHAT FIDEL CASTRO HAS DONE FOR THE PEOPLE OF CUBA

Terrorist conspiracies could help case of the five (tags)

THE most recent revelations about conspiracies by anti-Cuban counterrevolutionary groups in the United States could help the case of the Cuban Five, according to a U.S. newspaper, the Los Angeles Times.

Saharan Writers for Fidel Recovery (tags)

The group of Saharan writers and poets "Generation of Friendship" joined their voices to thousands of others wishing a rapid recover to Cuban President Fidel Castro, who is getting over complicated intestinal surgery.

Over 10,000 World Figures Back Cuba (tags)

The exigency to United States of respect Cuba's sovereignty has been combined so far by 10,141 figures of the world, including nine Nobel prizewinners, artists, writers, academics, humanists and social fighters.

Cuban Lawyer Wary of US Posada Move (tags)

Lawyer and official of the Cuban Foreign Ministry Alejandro García del Toro denounced that the US is aspiring to give citizenship to international terrorist Luis Posada Carriles, thus favoring his liberation.

Benicio del Toro calls for respect for Cuban sovereignty (tags)

Hollywood actor, Benicio del Toro, winner of an Oscar for best supporting actor in Traffic, by Steven Soderbergh, has called for respect for Cuban sovereignty

It rebounds speech of Fidel Castro in diverse latitudes (tags)

International press means credited in Cuba and others of the world grant wide diffusion to the President's speech Fidel Castro in Bayamo, while from diverse latitudes it is known of the celebration by the Day of the National Rebelliousness in Cuba, occasion of new actions of solidarity with the Island.

The Foundations of Political AntiCuban. (tags)

More resources for their agents, none for the Cuban town neither it stops their churches and their fraternal associations; teams for the traitors and terrorists that facilitate their work genocides, but it doesn't stop the hospitals that return the view, the health and the life; I support material for the mercenaries, threats, punishments and to the jail for those who look for the family new encounter.

Cuban women in Miami to demand their right to travel to the island without restrictions (tags)

On Saturday, July 22, starting at 10:30 a.m., outside the Torch of Friendship in Las Palomas Park on Biscayne Boulevard and Second Street N.E. in downtown Miami, these women, resident in this city, will hold their protest to express their disagreement with the restrictions imposed by the White House limiting their visits to Cuba to once every three years.

Cuban women in Miami to demand their right to travel to the island without restrictions (tags)

(English/Spanish) FOR the fifth time in the last 10 weeks, the Association of Christian Women in Defense of the Cuban Family is organizing a demonstration to demand that the government of George W. Bush respects their right to travel to Cuba and visit their families without restrictions.

CUBA/USA Solidarity in action... (tags)

Cuban US and Honduran Doctors Work Together on Medical Brigades to Honduras...

What's new about CUBA? (tags)

What's new about CUBA...

Bush Administration Compelled to "Unseize" Pastors for Peace Aid for Cuba (tags)

Ten months after seizing 45 boxes of computers and supplies destined for disabled Cuban children, US Customs officials in Hidalgo TX are returning the aid to IFCO/Pastors for Peace, after the faith based group threatened a Federal lawsuit.

Meet Tuesdays 6:30 PM to plan May 20 US Hands off Cuba/Venezuela (tags)

Join us to help build the May 20 Los Angeles demonstration against US intervention in Cuba and Venezuela. The meetings are every Tuesday until May 20. @ UCLA Downtown Labor Center, 675 S. Park View Street, Los Angeles (between 7th Street and Wilshire Blvd.). See Cuba Solidarity (cubasolidarity.com) for more information on the national mobilizations. On May 20 this year Mr. Bush will announce further attacks on Cuban sovereignty and everyone's right to travel and trade with Cuba.

An Anarchist Commentary about Cuba (tags)

James Petras’ Photographs of Cuba Before and After Developing: An anarchist commentary on his declarations about Cuba The Cuban Libertarian Movement (MLC – Movimiento Libertario Cubano) makes some pertinent observations about certain declarations by somebody who was until recently an unconditional defender of the Cuban revolution.

Join Illegal Mothers Day Trip to Cuba (tags)

Via NY Transfer News Collective * All the News that Doesn't Fit

Returning to Disneylandia After Three Months in Cuba (tags)

Here's a series of comments and observations, comparing various aspects of life in Cuba and the United States as seen by a U.S. activist who returned from a three-month visit to Cuba in early January 2006. The author directs a news service focusing on Cuba. Also provided are a series of links to additional comments and report which are referred to in this essay. Thanks for taking time to read it.

Support the Caravan to Cuba End the Blockade (tags)

The US blockade of Cuba causes shortages of food, medicine and other important supplies for eleven million people. The blockade is an immoral policy that uses hunger and disease as political weapons. In November 2005 the countries in the United Nations General Assembly once again voted overwhelmingly (182-4) to call for the end of the blockade. A month later Condoleza Rice responded by stating that the Bush administration intends to intensify the blockade still further and is working on a package of new measure to be announced in May 2006. US policy towards Cuba is totally isolated internationally, increasingly discredited domestically and subject to many challenges from within Congress.

Cuba Offer Free Eye Surgery to U.S. Poor (tags)

An EYEdea Who's Time Has Come! Offer of free eye surgery in Cuba

BTL:Cuban American Associates of Convicted Terrorist... (tags)

...Luis Posada-Carriles Arrested in Florida ~ Interview with Wayne Smith, senior fellow at the Center for International Policy, conducted by Between the Lines' Denise Manzari

Americas Summit Marked a Change, Alarcon Affirms (tags)

Americas Summit Marked a Change, Alarcon Affirms

Reflections on the VI Declaration of the Lacandona Jungle and the new Latin American left (tags)

* The Cuban Libertarian Movement (CLM; in Spanish: Movimiento Libertario Cubano - MLC) presents for collective debate its reflections on the declarations made by the EZLN (the Zapatista rebels) in July 2005 in the state of Chiapas, Mexico.

To Starve Or To Smother: US Bad-Neighbor Trade Policies (tags)

For those who are following the latest news on the topic of revolutions in motion and rotten u.s. policies, this an excellent op ed piece, feel free to send it onto other media sites.

TWO IMPORTANT EVENTS IN SOLIDARITY WITH CUBA & VENEZUELA (tags)

TWO IMPORTANT EVENTS IN SOLIDARITY WITH CUBA & VENEZUELA (1) Picnic; (2) Cuban Film Double Feature

First International Womens Baseball Game in Cuba (tags)

First International Womens Baseball Game in Cuba

Got It Wrong AGAIN on Cuba Travel (tags)

For those interested in International policies and in Cuba.The vote is in, another reason to support IFCO/Pastors for Peace this July 12th HELP US end the the maddness.!

President of the Latin American Parliament Arrives in Cuba (tags)

President of the Latin American Parliament Arrives in Cuba

Nine Cuban Boxers Make Venezuelan Tournament Finals (tags)

Nine Cuban Boxers Make Venezuelan Tournament Finals

US Restrictions Affect Sales to Cuba (tags)

US Restrictions Affect Sales to Cuba

CubaNews Commentary May 19, 2005 (tags)

May 19th is a very important date in world and Cuban history. Fighters for a better world who were born on this date include: Malcolm X, Ho Chi Minh, Lorraine Hansberry and Yuri Kochiyama.

Vietnam and Cuba - Thirty Years After Liberation (tags)

Thirty years ago today Vietnam fell...into the hands of the Vietnamese. Actually, it was taken by the Vietnamese after decades of struggle. Cuba was there to support Vietnam all the way. A discussion of Vietnam and Cuba's links to it.

Bolton, Posada, Cuba Action Day and MORE! (tags)

The struggle over John Bolton's confirmation, the presence of Cuban Terrorist Luis Posada Carriles in the United States, and a successful effort to lobby the US congress to end travel and trade restrictions against US citizens and businesses who wish to engage in normal commerce with Cuba

Exploring the “chasm”: A libertarian reply to Celia Hart (tags)

* Responding to the invitation extended a few days ago from Havana by Celia Hart Santamaria – member of the Cuban Communist Party and daughter of prominent figures of the regime – calling for discussions on leftist alternatives for Cuba’s future, and where she explicitly asks for an anarchist opinion, the Cuban Libertarian Movement makes public its proposals for the debate.

Reporters Without Shame (tags)

This article from Sept. 2004 details how the founder of Reporters Without Borders, Robert Menard, was paying Cubans to write negative stories about their country -- and making a profit for himself.

Cuban Film Premiere in Los Angeles - Fri, Feb 26, 7 pm (tags)

Come to the LA premiere of "Mission Against Terror: the Case of the Cuban Five": the first documentary on the Five.

GLOBAL (COLON) IZATION (tags)

"Where they smell a prey, they speak of terrorists. Where they see windmills, they speak of weapons of mass destruction that cannot be found."

BTL:As Restrictions Tighten, Bush Administration Demands Detailed Records on... (tags)

...U.S. Citizens Traveling to Cuba~Interview with Luis Rumbaut, attorney and communications director for the Cuban American Alliance Education Fund, conducted by Between the Lines' Denise Manzari

Fidel Castro and the Cuban Revolution (tags)

When I was very young, I remember my family taking my uncle to Logan International Airport in Boston. One side of the Sumner Tunnel had been blocked to traffic due to security situations, because Fidel Castro was due to be passing through at any moment. This was the very day that he made his famous speech at Harvard University.

Smash Cuban Totalitarianism (tags)

Free Cuba!

BTL:Defying President Bush, House Passes Legislation Overturning His... (tags)

...New Trade, Travel Restrictions on Cuba ~ Interview with Alvaro Fernandez, president of the Cuban American Commission for Family Rights, conducted by Between the Lines' Denise Manzari

Axis of Evil Behind Hurricane of Mass Destruction (tags)

Leader Bush prepares to retaliate against Cuba.

Heroes in the war against terrorism (tags)

She was soft-spoken and earnest.

US Use of Warplanes Adds Dangerous Element to Cuba Relations (tags)

Havana.-

Cuba Asks Mexico for Convincing Explanations (tags)

Havana.-

Conflict over Cuban Resolution on US Guantanamo Prisoners (tags)

Geneva, Switzerland.-

US Government Blocks another Cultural Exchange with Cuba (tags)

Havana.-

Cuban Human Rights Booklet on Sale Throughout the Island (tags)

Havana.-

Cuban Right-Wing Terrorist Group F-4 Commandos Training Venezuelan Paramilitaries in Miami (tags)

Hands Off Venezuela Campaign

Contemporary Art of Cuba (tags)

Although Cuba is a small island nation, it has a cultural breadth of character immense for its size. Our panel discussion, “Contemporary Art of Cuba” will touch on how and why contemporary Cuban art achieved international status, and who are some of the rising art stars.

The CIA, the Miami mafia and terrorism against Cuba in December (tags)

NOW, more than ever, I am convinced that there is a reason for everything that happens in life, which can explain it or provide an answer, even though, in order for that to happen, some time has to pass or a succession of apparently disconnected events are eventually linked together. When dawn broke on that December 23, 1963, ...

UN to Bush: End the blockade against Cuba (tags)

Cuban Foreign Minister Felipe Perez Roque delivered a blistering speech to the United Nation General Assembly Nov. 4 calling for the end of the U.S.-imposed embargo against the socialist nation.

SPECIAL L.A. FORUM ON THE CUBAN FIVE & OTHER VICTIMS OF FBI REPRESSION (tags)

Come to a special forum to commemorate the 5th anniversary of the unjust imprisonment of five Cuban political prisoners held in U.S. jails. Learn about the Cuban Five and other significant politically-charged cases.

CHE, PORQUE? (tags)

Che is not the hero that history has portrayed him to be, nor is Cuba the shining example in the struggle for revolutionary transformation.

"CHE Y QUE" Art Exhibit (tags)

MARK VALLEN, SERGIO HERNANDEZ, JOE BRAVO, MARIO TORERO, and dozens of other Chicano visual Artists will be showing new artworks at the upcoming CHE Y QUE show, an exhibition that focuses on images of Che Guevara in popular culture. The showing opens on Saturday, August 9th. and runs until August, 31st., 2003. (Artwork on this page by Mark Vallen)

Venceremos Brigade Cuba Travel Challenge (tags)

In a few days the Venceremos Brigade will travel to Cuba. The Venceremos Brigade is an educational work project that has traveled to Cuba every year since 1969 to work side by side with Cuban workers. We are united in opposing the travel ban and the U.S. economic blockade of Cuba.

Terrorismo de grupos cubanos de Miami contra EE UU (tags)

Acciones terroristas de grupos cubanos radicados en Miami contra intereses de EE UU dentro de su territorio.

VIVA CHE (tags)

A Cuban child walks by a Painting of late Argentine-born guerrilla leader Ernesto 'Che' Guevara during an Art exhibition in Havana, June 11, 2003. Guevara, commonly called 'El Che' by Cubans, would have turned 75 on June 14, 2003 and several events are being organized in his honor. 100,000 people gathered in Santa Clara Cuba to honor Che's memory (Photo - REUTERS/Claudia Daut)

Tuesday, May 20 -- EMERGENCY DEMONSTRATION TO PROTEST U.S. AGGRESSION AGAINST CUBA! (tags)

Self-Determination for Cuba! Protest U.S. Agression Against the People of Cuba!

My Dream (tags)

Is that the whole world will be a place of social justice. . . like China, Vietnam, Zimbabwe, North Korea and, of course, Cuba. Viva Comrade Fidel!

CASTRO CRACKS DOWN (tags)

Fidel Castro Rewards Free Speech with Prison Terms

LEONARD WEINGLASS IN LA ON THE CUBAN FIVE - FEB. 12! (tags)

Information regarding an upcoming Public Meeting about the case of the Cuban Five political prisoners -- featuring Leonard Weinglass.

New Year's Greetings - Felicidades - from Havana, Cuba (tags)

Notes on life and politics as viewed from Havana, Cuba where 2003 has been declared the Year of the Glorius Anniversaries of Marti and of Moncada"

Advice for Fidel (tags)

Hey Fidel, we're waiting for the invitation!

Reversal of Fortune -part II (tags)

In my first e-mail/ post "Reversal of Fortune" I discussed how the 1962 Democratic sweep was a near mirror image of the reverse GOP victory in '02. I asked what caused such a complete reversal of fortune over the last 40 years. The JFK assassination 13 months after the '62 election that had held so much hope for change was first step of such reversal.

BTL:Conference on 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis Offers Lessons for... (tags)

...Today's International Confrontations.Interview with Peter Kornbluh, of the National Security Archive conducted by Between The Lines' Denise Manzari

Cuban Artists Missing from Latin Grammys (tags)

Cuban artists treated like terrorists and Los Angeles culture is hijacked more by Miami right-wingers.

A Cuban cartoonist talks of his art and Cuba (tags)

Arístides Esteban Hernández Guerrero, known as Ares, is an internationally acclaimed cartoonist living in Havana. His drawings have won hundreds of awards in world cartooning and satire competitions.

Cubans Overwhelmingly Back Socialism (tags)

HAVANA (AP) -- A petition to declare Cuba's socialist system ``untouchable'' has been signed by nearly 70 percent of Cubans of voting age, officials said Sunday.

Cuban socialism is democratic afterall, critics furious being proved wrong (tags)

HAVANA -- (NA) Red, white and blue national flags and slogans in favor of Fidel Castro dominated street corners in Havana Saturday as the move for a consitutional amendment got under way in support of Cuban socialism.

Cuba and International Women's Day 2002 (tags)

Cuban women have experienced great advances in their struggle for equality since the Cuban Revolution triumphed in 1959. Since the fall of the Soviet Union, their lives have been challenged in many ways. An end to Washington's blockade is the best way to help Cuban women secure a better life.

Cuban jet shoots down American airliner (tags)

In 1962 the Pentagon and the CIA were desperate for a war with Cuba.

Cuba and International Terrorism (11-6-2001) (tags)

A comprehensive and fully documented 14,000 word exposition of why Cuba cannot be labeled a state sponsor of international terrorism.

America's UN Ambassador and White House Nominee for State Dept Post Could... (tags)

Larry Burns is executive director of the Council on Hemispheric Affairs based in Washington, D.C. He spoke with Between The Lines' Denise Manzari about the Bush administration's choice of Negroponte and Reich for high government posts and how this may adversely affect U.S. credibility in the fight against terrorism.

U.S. HARBORS CUBAN TERRORISTS IN MIAMI (tags)

Hear an interview with the Wayne Smith, former head of the U.S. Interests Section in Cuba. Smith explains how Washington has helped Cuban terrorists to remain free in South Florida. Broadcast on October 10, 2001. Sound file available here. (I hope!)

Letter to the editor, LA Times (tags)

Corrects disinformation in today's newspaper

Karima Mosi Studies Medicine … in Cuba (tags)

Karima Mosi is one of eight U.S. students currently on a scholarship to study medicine in Cuba. Cuban President Fidel Castro launched the program two years ago to train people of color, poor people and people from countries where many go without health care to become community-based doctors. Mosi describes her studies and her encounters with Cuban life and culture.

Castro comes back after collapse (tags)

President Castro climbs to make his latest speech

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