Cuba
Cuba: crisis, blockade and changes in 2021

Luis De Jesus writes about how Cuba plans to take on 2021, looking closely at the new ambitious economic development strategy “the Ordering Task”

The Trump administration’s parting outrage against Cuba

Medea Benjamin and Leonardo Flores criticize the decision of the Trump administration to include Cuba on the list of countries that “sponsor terrorism”

US designates Cuba as a “sponsor of terrorism”

Cuba’s foreign minister Bruno Rodríguez Padilla criticized the move and called it hypocritical and cynical

Medical workers of conviction: Speaking to Cuban doctors who heal the world

Vijay Prashad spoke with Cuban doctors about their experiences serving in medical brigades and their commitment to serving humanity

Why Cuban doctors deserve the Nobel Peace Prize

Amid continued attacks on Cuban doctors who are on the front-lines of battling COVID-19 across the world, Vijay Prashad makes a case for why they deserve the Nobel Peace Prize

Cuba’s vaccine candidate “Sovereign” begins clinical trials today

Cuba’s vaccine candidate is the first from the Latin America and the Caribbean region and marks a continuation of its pioneering work in combating COVID-19 across the world

Cuba’s doctors to the rescue

The efforts by Cuba’s Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade have been the most significant example of medical internationalism during the COVID-19 pandemic. The brigade was set up in 2005 by Fidel Castro.

Cuba’s medical brigades in Africa embody a long tradition of solidarity

From medical to military, agricultural, educational, cultural support and more, the Cuban footprint in Africa dates back to the national struggles against colonialism. The work of the Henry Reeve Brigade is a continuation of this tradition

Cuba commemorates the 67th National Rebellion Day

On July 26, 1953, a group of revolutionaries under the command of Fidel Castro attacked the Moncada army barracks in Santiago de Cuba and the Carlos Manuel de Céspedes military garrison in Bayamo, marking the beginning of the Cuban revolution

Cuban doctors leave for Azerbaijan Cuban doctors land in Azerbaijan to help fight COVID-19

Over 100 medical professionals from the Henry Reeve Brigade arrived in Azerbaijan on Monday. The brigade, founded by Fidel Castro in 2005, has worked in more than 25 countries during the COVID-19 pandemic

Prensa Latina completes 61 years in the service of truth

For the past six decades, the news agency has been working to serve the truth and spread an emancipatory and anti-hegemonic view of the world

Why should Cuban doctors receive the Nobel Peace Prize?

Medea Benjamin of CODEPINK discusses the campaign to award the Nobel Peace Prize to Cuba’s Henry Reeve medical brigade

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