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Mandela is accompanied by his former wife Winnie, moments after his release from prison February 11, 1990 after serving 27 years in jail.
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30, the highest total since 1994 and 10 percent higher than the estimated 40,000 arrivals in the previous year.
Finn-Olaf Jones @ The Wall Street Journal tells the story of a romantic and exotic Cuba that writer Hemingway chose for his creative and personal refuge ... the Cuba of "The Old Man and the Sea" ... that seems all but fiction over 50 years later as generations of post-Castro Cubans struggle daily for more than a bragging-rights fish, but for food ... (more)
It is a rare day in Cuba when the Communist Party's triumphalist newspaper suggests that the government - just maybe - messed up.
THE END OF CAPITALISM? - Rob Urie on the future of capitalism; James Kilgore on the strange politics of prisons in America; David Macaray digs into the history and influence of the US Chamber of Commerce; Louis Proyect surveys the films of Steven Soderberg; Lee Ballinger on political ballads; Jeffrey St. Clair recounts the history of eugenics in ... (more)
Colombia's oldest rebel group FARC said Wednesday that the government's refusal to integrate an "truth" commission into the ongoing peace talks is a barrier to progress.
Don't you just love how the dictatorship of the proletariat parties in communist utopia? Party like it's 1959! The New Year's dinner gala will combine delicious dishes and enlivening entertainment for the "modest" price of 150 CUC per person, equivalent to $ 3.600 pesos in national currency--the modest Cuban peso which serves to pay the salary of ... (more)
Elian Gonzalez during the celebration of the 10th anniversary of his return from Miami on June 30, 2010 in Havana, Cuba.
If you want women's votes, you have to remember that women's priorities are all about P.A.N.T.I.E.S. Stephen Colbert just solved the GOP's "woman problem," and it took him less than four minutes! Looks like John Boehner can call off all of those tutoring sessions ! If Republicans wants to attract women voters and female candidates, they must never ... (more)
The Obama administration is "currently engaged" in behind-the-scenes discussions to win the release of U.S. government subcontractor Alan Gross, jailed in Cuba for the past four years, according to Secretary of State John Kerry.
Martha Frayde Barraqué, a founder and leading figure of Cuba's human rights movement and a sharp critic of the Fidel and Raúl Castro governments for decades, died Wednesday in Madrid, Spain.
For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/pakistan-news-newspaper-daily-english-online/international/06-Dec-2013/us-repatriates-two-algerian-guantanamo-detainees For news details Read on : US repatriates two Algerian Guantanamo detainees WASHINGTON : Two detainees were sent home to Algeria from the US prison camp in Guantanamo Bay Thursday, ... (more)
Former UN Ambassador Bill Richardson has admitted to Newsmax that he "screwed up" in his 2011 to free U.S. prisoner Alan Gross, who has now been held in a Cuba for four years.
But as more and more islanders go into business for themselves under President Raul Castro's economic reforms, the ethos of capitalism is increasingly seeping into Cuban daily life, often in stark conflict with fundamental tenets of the Cuban Revolution.
The Cuban American community has been very effective in advocating for freedom in Cuba and the end of the apartheid Castro dictatorship and its crimes against humanity.
The chants of "Free Alan Gross!" were unlikely to reach the ears of President Barack Obama in the Oval Office.