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Hillary Clinton’s Role in Honduran Coup of 2009 (Video)

July 28, 2015 | No Comments »

In Honduras, as many as 25,000 people marched Friday demanding the resignation of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández. The protests come six years after a coup ousted Honduras’s democratically elected President Manuel Zelaya.




US Upgrades Cuba on List of Human Traffickers

July 27, 2015 | 2 comments

The State Department has removed Cuba from its list of countries that do nothing to deal with human trafficking, upgrading the island from Tier 3 in its 2015 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report to Tier 2.




Venezuelan Government to Control Private Food Production

July 21, 2015 | 14 comments

The Venezuelan Food Industry Chamber (CAVIDEA) announced Monday that the government ordered private food producers to destine a considerable part of their products to public distribution networks, a measure that could worsen shortages at markets.




Havana Waiting for the US Flag

July 21, 2015 | 5 comments

A friend, Gaston Sariol Hernandez, a retired pilot and amateur painter, was witness to that congregation of people and told me he felt a certain degree of concern, owing to what marauding in the vicinity of the former USINT building entailed historically.




A Victory for the People in Havana (Videos)

July 21, 2015 | 4 comments

We speak with Ricardo Alarcon a former Cuban representative to the United Nations on the reopening of the Cuban and US embassies. Senator Patrick Leahy speaks on the secret talks that led to the rapprochement of US-Cuba relations. In another segment we hear from Congress members Raúl Grijalva and Barbara Lee; actor Danny Glover; former U.S. diplomat Wayne Smith; attorneys Michael Smith and Michael Ratner.




Raul Castro Chats with German FM

July 17, 2015 | 1 Comment »

Cuban President Raul Castro met in Havana on Thursday with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, the first foreign minister of the united Germany to visit Cuba.




Cuba in the Grenada Revolution

July 15, 2015 | 6 comments

While there is no specific section on Cuba’s involvement with the Grenada revolution, details of this appear as a recurring theme in the book “The Grenada Revolution in the Caribbean Present: Operation Urgent Memory”.




The Grenada Revolution in the Caribbean Present

July 15, 2015 | 18 comments

For some of us, the mention of the Caribbean island country of Grenada brings a vague visceral feeling of discomfort, like a tragic accident in the family never again discussed.




#ThisIsACoup: Greeks Denounce Bailout

July 14, 2015 | 6 comments

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is facing protests from members of his own Syriza party after accepting harsh austerity measures in exchange for a new international bailout.




“A Europe of Equals”: Greece Seeks Alternatives to Austerity

July 7, 2015 | 13 comments

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has arrived in Brussels for an emergency eurozone summit two days after Greek voters overwhelmingly turned down the terms of an international bailout in a historic rejection of austerity.