Tag: Cuba

No Significant Change in U.S. Policy Toward Cuba As the Biden Administration Concedes That It “Has Not Even Begun the Review Process”  to Remove Cuba from the List of State Sponsors of Terrorism The U.S.-enforced embargo on Cuba is now more than 60 years old. First introduced by the Kennedy...
Díaz-Canel Characterized Blockade As Part of a “Tightened Siege” Resulting from An “Unjust International Order” On September 14, President Joe Biden announced the extension of the U.S. blockade of Cuba for another year, until at least September 14, 2024. In a memorandum directed to the Secretary of State and Secretary of...
Between 1975 and 1991, Cuba embarked on a remarkable internationalist mission known as Operación Carlota. This mission was undertaken to defend Angola's newly found independence from an invasion by apartheid-era South Africa, and it played a pivotal role in the broader African anti-colonial and national liberation struggles. Over 400,000 Cubans...
While socioeconomic conditions worsen and desperation mounts, caravans heading northbound to the Mexico-U.S. border keep flowing. Holguín, CUBA — “I’m sure you guys heard this all the time and it’s probably...cheesy and cliché but the American dream dies hard,” said The New York Times Andes bureau chief, Julie Turkewitz. “Even...
To commemorate the two-year anniversary of right-wing protests in Cuba in July 2021, the House Foreign Affairs Committee sponsored a roundtable next to the Bay of Pigs museum in Miami, Florida, that affirmed U.S. calls for regime change in Cuba. House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) said that...
After having lied about WMDs, Russia Gate, chemical weapons in Syria and so many other things, the U.S. intelligence community is now advancing the lie that Cuba is hosting a Chinese spy base that enables China to spy on the U.S. The Wall Street Journal reported on June 8 that...
Miguel Díaz-Canel’s recent visit to Moscow recalls Fidel Castro’s historic 1963 trip to Soviet capital in aftermath of Cuban Missile Crisis On November 22, Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel met with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin and offered a defense of the Russian war in Ukraine, accusing NATO of...
Let’s hope there are more Vasily Arkhipovs out there today—we need them now more than ever On October 27, 1962, Soviet naval officer Vasily Arkhipov helped prevent the outbreak of World War III and saved humanity from nuclear catastrophe. A minesweeper during the Pacific War, Arkhipov was the commander of a...
“El Bloqueo” (The Blockade) is what Cubans call it. It is a 60-year-old abomination. It is the U.S. embargo against Cuba.  Imposed by U.S. President John F. Kennedy in 1962, the embargo has and continues to be an utter failure in its objective, that is, trying to fuel a counter-revolution...
For over 60 years, the United States government has been trying to overthrow the Cuban revolution. Using assassination attempts, sabotage, bombs, spies and more, Washington has made it clear over and over that it will not rest until Cuba is returned to semi-colonial status. In the face of these attacks the Cuban people have survived, going on to defend and continue to build their revolution. The efforts of socialist Cuba to develop a society based on equality and justice where all people have rights show their resilience and determination in the face of U.S. covert action launched from just 90 miles away...