USA Praises Cuba for “Significant Contribution” to Fight Ebola

October 20, 2014 | 15 comments

The United States government today praised Cuba for its “significant contribution” in the fight against Ebola in West Africa, although it avoided directly replying to an offer of cooperation from the Caribbean island.

Cuba to Host Regional Summit to Coordinate Fight against Ebola

October 16, 2014 | 2 comments

Cuba’s Foreign Ministry announced today that the left-wing Latin American Bolivarian Alliance of the Americas (ALBA) will hold a summit in Havana next Monday to define a possible “joint contribution” to the fight against Ebola, DPA reported.

The Hong Kong Protests: Waiting for the Flood with an Umbrella

October 6, 2014 | 2 comments

Though political factors have taken center stage in Hong Kong’s current and massive protests, economic and financial interests could turn the tide definitively. Cuban HT reader Isidro Estrada brings us a first hand view of the situation from Peking.

Kissinger’s Plan to Bomb Cuba (Video)

October 2, 2014 | No Comments »

In the new book, “Back Channel to Cuba: The Hidden History of Negotiations between Washington and Havana,” authors Peter Kornbluh and William LeoGrande use recently declassified documents to expose the secret history of dialogue between the United States and Cuba.

Kissinger Wanted to Attack Cuba in 1976

October 1, 2014 | 13 comments

In what would no doubt have changed the course of history, former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger considered plans in 1976 to attack Cuba to punish it for its intervention in the Angolan civil war, according to a new book released today.

This Week in Palestine Week Sept. 20-26

September 26, 2014 | No Comments »

This week, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas demanded that serious change should takes place on the ground before peace talks could resume, in the meantime Israeli troops killed two men in the West Bank.

This Week in Palestine Sep. 6-12

September 14, 2014 | No Comments »

The international Human rights watch this week accused Israel of committing war crimes during the war on Gaza last month, in the meantime Israeli troops killed two Palestinians this week. Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,, for September 6th, to the 12th, 2014.

Code Pink’s Medea Benjamin on Obama Plan to Bomb Syria & Expand Iraq Attacks

September 12, 2014 | 2 comments

The Pentagon has announced it will soon start flying bombing missions out of the Kurdish region of northern Iraq as part of an expanded U.S.-led military campaign against militants from the Islamic State. But it remains unclear when the U.S. will begin launching airstrikes in Syria.

Former World Leaders Call for End to Failed War on Drugs

September 10, 2014 | No Comments »

We look at the growing movement for drug decriminalization that is moving ahead in the United States and being amplified by former heads of state from around the globe.

This Week in Palestine Aug. 30 – Sept. 5

September 6, 2014 | 4 comments

Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,, for August 30th to September 5th, 2014.