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Speak ill of the dead: A year after his death, Chavez is still wrecking Venezuela
The late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has proved as divisive in death as he was in life.
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Oliver Stone Does Venezuela
Famous foe of imperialism Oliver Stone just premiered his documentary "Mi Amigo Hugo " in the Cuban colony of Venezuela .
Fri Mar 07, 2014
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Commentary: Washington's missed opportunities as Cuba successfully engages the world
By Lauren Foiles Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs Despite the recent increase in chatter surrounding the Atlantic poll on US public opinion towards Cuba and former Florida Governor Charlie Crist shifting his stance on the half-century old economic embargo, the US has missed out on yet another opportunity to foster meaningful ... (more)
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Chavez day marked by parade, clashes, diplomatic spat
CARACAS: Venezuela marked the first anniversary of Hugo Chavez's death Wednesday with a blend of solemn ceremonies, clashes and a break in relations with Panama over protests dogging his successor's presidency.
Reports from Cuba: An Open Letter to the European Community
I am addressing each one of the twenty-eight nations which make up the European Community, to demand more depth, through an exhaustive investigation with free people, unencumbered and unafraid, to find a just consensus to the national issues of the Island, more so when we know that the historic practice, in more than a half century of socialism, ... (more)
Cuba accepts EU invitation to talk on improving ties, says open to discussing human rights
After years of futility in his first six NHL seasons with the New York Islanders and Florida Panthers, the star goaltender found a home - and the playoffs - in Vancouver.
A white rose for our friend
Jose Marti, arriving in this city in 1881, before brushing the dust from his jacket the story goes, immediately made his way to the statue of Bolivar to pay his respects.
Catastrophic Muttering in Caracas
Raul Castro's visit to Venezuela, to prop up the government of Chavez's handpicked successor amid violent anti-government riots, has caused more resentment than rejoicing.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
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Venezuela marks year without Chavez amid protests
A woman from the military reacts outside the altar for Venezuela's late President Hugo Chavez at the 23 de Enero neighbourhood in Caracas March 5, 2014.
Bacardi clan selling Castro to the U.S. with the help of The New York Times
Above: A Vilma Espin Sandwich. A year earlier the world's most lavishly-funded intelligence agency crafted the foreign policy of the world's guardian against communism on the solemn word of this Bacardi Duchess that: the gentlemen sandwiching her had NO COMMUNIST SYMPATHIES WHATSOEVER!!! A few months earlier Vilma Espin helped arrange the famous ... (more)
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Bowl-lavarian revolution may save Bolivarian revolution and transform all of Latrine America
Yeah! Now we're talkin'... This is a real revolution, a rebowlutionary solution to all inequalities and to the banality of all class struggle.
Reports from Cuba: Why the United Nations Covenants?
On 28 February 2008, the Havana regime signed, as a propaganda maneuver, the United Nations Covenants on Civil and Political Rights and on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
Unsafe At Any Age: Violence In Venezuela Causes Locals To Speak Out
The February 12 protests in Caracas, Venezuela gained international attention after a student was killed in what began as a peaceful march through the city.
A hero comes home
An embrace from Cuban President Raul Castro, kisses from his mother Magaly and wife Rosa Aurora Freijanes were great joys.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Castro a "peace-broker" in Venezuela claims the Financial ...
"Cuba is helping its closest ally find a peaceful resolution to violent protests" also author of "The Sugar King of Havana: The Rise and Fall of Julio Lobo."
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Algeria's Bouteflika registers for April election
A file picture taken on February 8, 2009 shows Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika attending a joint press conference with his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro at the Presidential Palace in Algiers, on February 8, 2009.
"Gosh! But a hard-line U.S. policy will push the Castros...
"Gosh! But a hard-line U.S. policy will push the Castros further into the arms of Venezuela!" "Venezuela's problems are "precisely why Cuba has tried - in its own prickly, nationalistic way - to open the door to the US, and why the US needs to move forward rapidly with its rapprochement [to Cuba] ...If the US can ease the sense of insecurity that's ... (more)
Monterey County Herald
Cuba's elderly struggle to survive
Retired Havana radiologist Lidia Lima says her $14 pension lasts her for only 20 days out of every month.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
New Media Journal
Protesters in Ukraine & Venezuela Seek the Rule of Law
What motivates people to demonstrate in central squares, day after day and week after week, against repressive regimes at the risk of life and limb? It's a question raised most recently by events in Ukraine and Venezuela.
Former Spy Returns to Cuba Following Release from Prison
President Raul Castro went to Havana's Jose Marti International Airport on Friday to greet a Cuban intelligence agent returing to the island after spending more than 15 years in a U.S. prison.