The United States Uses and Abuses Migration from Cuba and Elsewhere / by W. T. Whitney Jr.

A Cuban national walks along a road after crossing the Mexico-Texas border at the Rio Grande, Sept. 23, 2021, in Del Rio, Texas. | Julio Cortez / AP Presently 3.6% of the world’s people live in a country other than their own. They move to escape wars, oppression, poverty, hunger, climate-change effects, or to findContinue reading “The United States Uses and Abuses Migration from Cuba and Elsewhere / by W. T. Whitney Jr.”

Cuban children protected by Abdala vaccine and other medications developed and produced here / by Pedro Jorge Velázquez

Artwork from mural by Maisel López | Photo credit: Ismael Batista Cuba’s Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology has devoted significant effort to developing pediatric versions of its COVID vaccines and other drugs for children. Given the urgent need to create and produce anti-COVID-19 vaccines and medications, the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB) hasContinue reading “Cuban children protected by Abdala vaccine and other medications developed and produced here / by Pedro Jorge Velázquez”

U.S. government pays big money for bad news about Cuba / by W.T. Whitney, Jr.

Viral propaganda: In the social media age, the U.S.’ anti-Cuba efforts have to keep up with the way people get their information (and disinformation). Here, protesters in Key West, Fla., use their phones to photograph and video a flag reading ‘SOS Cuba’ from atop the Southernmost Point buoy, July 13, 2021. | Rob O’Neal/The KeyContinue reading “U.S. government pays big money for bad news about Cuba / by W.T. Whitney, Jr.”

The Cuban Revolution Today: Experiments in the Grip of Challenges / Manolo De Los Santos and Vijay Prashad *

From left to right: Paul Sweezy, Paul Baran, Fidel Castro, and Leo Huberman (1960). On November 1, 2018, John Bolton, the national security advisor of U.S. president Donald Trump, unveiled a phrase with a sinister implication: troika of tyranny. The U.S. government, Bolton said, would focus attention on overthrowing the governments in Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela.Continue reading “The Cuban Revolution Today: Experiments in the Grip of Challenges / Manolo De Los Santos and Vijay Prashad *”

Guantanamo: US condemned for human rights abuses on Cuban soil / by Ian Ellis-Jones

Amnesty International activists dressed in orange jumpsuits and hoods, representing the 39 men still held in the Guantanamo Bay detention camp, marched from London’s Parliament Square to Trafalgar Square on January 8, 2022. (Photo: Thomas Krych/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) The United States regularly accuses the Cuban government of human rights violations, with little orContinue reading “Guantanamo: US condemned for human rights abuses on Cuban soil / by Ian Ellis-Jones”

Cuban foreign minister tells U.S. audience of blockade’s impact on COVID fight / by Gary Bono

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez. | Ramon Espinosa / AP NEW YORK—When Cuba’s main oxygen production facility went down in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic and threatened access to life-sustaining treatment, the U.S. blockade magnified the danger and suffering for the Cuban people. The country’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, described the barriers presentedContinue reading “Cuban foreign minister tells U.S. audience of blockade’s impact on COVID fight / by Gary Bono”

Cuba blocks U.S.-sponsored regime-change ‘protests’ aimed at overthrowing government / Steve Sweeney

Washington-backed Cuban exiles are plotting the overthrow of the island’s socialist government, but authorities there are taking moves to block their shcemes. Here, Cubans in support of their revolution march in the 2018 May Day parade in Havana. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa Cuban authorities have banned a series of marches that were aimed at destabilizing theContinue reading “Cuba blocks U.S.-sponsored regime-change ‘protests’ aimed at overthrowing government / Steve Sweeney”

Cuban intelligence chief says ‘U.S. government preparing final blow’ to revolution / by W.T. Whitney, Jr.

Anti-communist Cuban-Americans ask for U.S. military intervention in against Cuba, July 26, 2021, at Lafayette Park near the White House in Washington. | Jacquelyn Martin / AP Fabián Escalante helped establish Cuba’s state security services. He headed Cuba’s Department of State Security from 1976 to 1996, served as vice minister of the Interior Ministry, and afterContinue reading “Cuban intelligence chief says ‘U.S. government preparing final blow’ to revolution / by W.T. Whitney, Jr.”

US Unionists and Their Cuba Problem / by W.T. Whitney, Jr.

Longshore union backs Cuba’s fight against U.S. blockade / Carlos Latuff, Mint Press News Marx and Engels asked workers to unite and thereby lose their chains. (Communist Manifesto) Nevertheless, according to a People’s World commentator in 2017, “organized labor in the U.S. has … steered clear of the issue of improved relations with Cuba.” On the whole, U.S. labor has remainedContinue reading “US Unionists and Their Cuba Problem / by W.T. Whitney, Jr.”

Another front for U.S. soft coup operations against Cuba / by Lisset Chavez Bergues

Party Political Bureau member and Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla recently denounced Creative Associates International as a front for the U.S. government to design soft coups and overturn the government in our country and others.The Foreign Minister shared an investigation on his Twitter account conducted by MintPress News on Washington’s use of this companyContinue reading “Another front for U.S. soft coup operations against Cuba / by Lisset Chavez Bergues”