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

Community Event in Berkeley, CA Denounces US Blockade and Sanctions Against Venezuela and Cuba

June 8, 2019

Last night, at the Unitarian Universalist Church in the city of Berkeley, CA, an event was held to update community members on the current situation in Cuba and Venezuela that that are both facing sanctions and blockades by the current U.S. administration. Andrea Torres of the International Committee for Peace, Justice and Dignity moderated the conversation and debate.

Among the panelists were David Paul, one of four activists from the Embassy Protection Collective who were recently arrested by US authorities in Washington DC.

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Gerardo Hernandez Nordelo at 54: “I’m Living the Dream I Fulfilled.”

An Interview by Arleen Rodríguez Derivet with photographs by Ismael Francisco for Cubadebate

Hours before his 54th birthday, or “forty and always” as Gerardo Hernández Nordelo likes to define his current age, the man the empire condemned to give up two lives in prison plus 15 years, plays with his three children like another child, very close to the beach. It’s his fifth birthday since freedom and he looks more smiling and serene than ever.

A while ago a great childhood friend told me who could have predicted that you were going to be surrounded by kids, with your wife…having a good time, enjoying your birthday, with so many that you spent behind bars? It was a date I didn’t even want to remember, because paradoxically, when that day came, you didn’t even want to remember your birthday. But my life has changed tremendously, for the better.

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Wed May 29, Cuban Women in Revolution in San Rafael

A New FilmCubanas Mujeres en Revolución
A 90 Minutes Film with English subtitles
Wednesday May 29, 7:00PM
Community Media Center of Marin 819 A St., San Rafael
$10-$20 donation at the door (nobody turned away for lack of funds)

Cubanas, Mujeres en Revolución is a film by Maria Torrellas produced by Resumen Latinoamericano. It has been shown in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Panama, Venezuela, Spain, France, Canada, England, Turkey, Australia, Sweden, and in the US in San Francisco and Oakland, CA, Minneapolis, New York City and Washington DC.

This film evokes the continuous role of women in the Revolution,

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Cuba-Venezuela and their Struggle Against U.S. Imperialism

Come Hear Eyewitness Reports from Bay Area Activists

Friday June 7, 2019 at 7:00PM

Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists

1924 Cedar St. (at Bonita Ave),

BerkeleyDoors Open at 6:30PM

Donations at the door(no one turned away for lack of funds

Speakers to include:

Recently returned from Venezuela

David Paul, one of the four remaining members of the Embassy Protection Collective, arrested when it was seized by the DC police and secret service. The Collective was there for more than a month defending the Embassy on behalf of the legitimate government of Venezuela.

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