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Political Council of ALBA-TCP demands an end to the US sanctions against Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua

The foreign ministers and other representatives of the member countries of the ALBA-TCP in unison condemned the unilateral coercive measures imposed by the US against Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua, and called to immediately lift criminal blockades on them

Cuba is one step closer to launching its own anti-COVID vaccines

Cuba is the only country in the Latin American and the Caribbean region that is working to develop its own vaccines against COVID-19. The country has four vaccine candidates. Two of them, Soberana 02 of the Finlay Vaccine Institute (IFV) and Abdala of the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB), will begin the third phase of clinical trials in March

ALBA-TCP member countries celebrate 16 years of regional integration

The ALBA-TCP was founded by Commanders Fidel Castro and Hugo Chávez as a platform for social, political and economic integration of Latin American and Caribbean nations

How Venezuela has held back COVID-19 in spite of the US sanctions stranglehold on its economy

María Lourdes Urbaneja Durant tells Vijay Prashad that despite sabotage by the US, Venezuela has been able to curb the spread of COVID-19 through “participation of the people”

What does it take to portray Che today?

Vijay Prashad talks to Tings Chak on the iconography of Che Guevara. Tings, who designed the cover of the book ‘Che’, talks about the process of portraying the revolutionary today

“For Che, the revolution was intrinsically international”

Prof. Aijaz Ahmad talks about Che Guevara, the internationalist. He explains how internationalism was at the very core of Che’s understanding of socialism and revolution

Che Guevara and the building of socialist consciousness

Helen Yaffe talks about the innumerable experiments Che and his comrades undertook in the process of developing a model that liberated people from capitalism

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

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.

Lula and other international personalities join call to give Nobel Peace Prize to Cuban doctors

Among those supporting the call are Dilma Rousseff, Frei Betto, Leonardo Boff and US actors Danny Glover and Mark Ruffalo

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

PetroCaribe is at the heart of a geopolitical battle in the Carribean

Haitian activist and economist Jean Jores Pierre explores the history of the PetroCaribe Agreement and its relationship to anti-corruption protests in the country

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