This is the time to end once and for all the U.S. unilateral blockade against Cuba

No to the Aggression Against Syria!

April 13, 2018

The International Committee for Peace, Justice and Dignity repudiates the bombing of Syria ordered by the government of Donald Trump, with the support of its allies France and England.

After many long and bloody years of war against the democratically elected government of Bashar al-Assad, the Syrian people and their government finally managed to defeat the Islamic State forces, and are now just beginning the process of rebuilding their destroyed country.

This cowardly attack based on lies is an attempt to set that process back and was designed to give a green light to those very mercenary forces to re group with the West at their backs in continuing to create mayhem throughout Syria and the Middle East.

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The Peoples are Present in Lima

By Sergio Alejandro Gómez on April 11, 2018

With broad participation from youth, trade unions, indigenous peoples, social groups, and progressive political parties from across Latin America and the Caribbean, the Alternative Summit of the Peoples opened in Lima, Peru, yesterday, April 10.

The event was officially inaugurated in the capital city’s Derrama Magisterial auditorium and will continue through the 14th, with an extensive agenda of workshops on the region’s principal problems.

Gerónimo López, secretary general of the Peruvian General Federation of Workers, one of the Summit’s organizers, assured the Cuban press that U.S. President Trump’s decision to cancel his trip to Peru will not stop the planned anti-imperialist mobilizations.

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Cuban Civil Society Supports the Country’s Political System

By Sergio Alejandro Gómez on April 10, 2018

Civil society is a counterbalance to the government. At least this is the idea hegemonic powers try to impose.

However, the root of the contradiction between organizations created freely and spontaneously by citizens and the political system meant to represent them, is hardly ever addressed.

An obvious tension between these two spheres arises in the political models designed to protect the interests of the few and maintain the privileges of the ruling class.

So, what happens when a system is created by the majority for the majority? Must there necessarily exist irreconcilable differences between the system and its civil organizations?

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Statement of the Cuban delegates to the Parallel Forums of the VIII Summit of the Americas

April 9, 2018

The Cuban delegates to the parallel forums of the VIII Summit of the Americas, faithful followers of Jose Marti, representing the organizations of civil society and the people of Cuba, went to this Plaza in Lima Peru to pay tribute to the Heroes and those who preceded us in the Fatherland. Peru was the first country in the Americas that the Republic of Cuba in Arms, when the struggle for our independence had just begun.

We did so with deep gratitude towards the Peruvian people, for the contribution of their history and traditions to the formation of the Latin American identity, and for their share of blood, their firmness and principles that several of their children contributed to our independence and in defense of our sovereignty and self-determination.

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