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Double Beating from Cuba on the United States

By Ángel Guerra Cabrera on November 2, 2018

Cartoon by Adan

The United States was defeated this week by Cuba and an overwhelming majority of countries in the UN General Assembly. Not only did Havana achieve the approval for the twenty-seventh consecutive time of the resolution against the blockade of their powerful neighbor of the north, but they also defeated in an additional vote a twisted maneuver, which tried to undermine the meaning of the resolution and desperately justify the brutal measure of force against the Cuban people.

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Full Statement by His Excellency Mr. Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba

By Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla on November 1, 2018

Madam President;

Excellences, Permanent Representatives;

Delegates;

On June 25, 2018, a 181 days-old boy named Adam López Macías underwent a surgery aimed at correcting a life-threatening congenital malformation that consisted in a transposition of the great arteries. The surgery lasted 5 hours. His delicate condition, plus a subsequent hypotension and bradycardia, forced doctors to keep his small sternum open until June 29, that is, 96 hours.

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US Maneuver Against Cuba at the UN Join the Twitterstorm in Support of Cuba

In a cynical and manipulative last minute maneuver the U.S. has submitted 8 anti-Cuban resolutions that will now have to be debated today in the UN General Assembly before the vote on the blockade will be taken tomorrow, November 1.

The U.S. knows full well that the unilateral blockade of Cuba, that has caused billions of dollars of damage to Cuba’s economy, is rejected by the nations of the world. This fake action by the U.S. government is to create a platform to bash Cuba and manipulate the debate.

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US and the Central American Exodus

By Angel Guerra on October 25, 2018

Photo by John Moore

The exodus of Central Americans, mainly to the United States, has been made visible by the current caravan that crosses Mexico, this is not new and is a long-standing phenomenon. In 2017, the International Organization for Migration, a UN agency, reported that 450,000 migrants, predominantly Central Americans, annually cross Mexico to the country to the North. This phenomenon began to take off in the 1980s as a result of Washington’s massive support for the armies and repressive forces of El Salvador and

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The Role of Social Media in Bolsonaro’s Irresistible Ascent

By Jorge Elbaum on October 28, 2018

The role of social networks and direct message applications (basically WhatsApp) in the electoral campaign of Jair Messias Bolsonaro is one of the central themes of the new forms of political configuration in Latin America. False news, propaganda, the construction of uncritical common sense and the sowing of hatred are not innovative practices in either political history or war. The attempt to configure passive and malleable subjects has been studied for centuries as a substratum of ideological struggles aimed at capturing the collective social will and directing it for the benefit of corporate interests.

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