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Women combatants want to achieve peace

May 6, 2015

Colombia talks — in Cuba Victoria Sandino, a leading FARC-EP representative. Peace talks between the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s Army (FARC-EP) and the Colombian government, taking place in Havana, Cuba, are making some progress despite many challenges. From April 11 through [...]

Peace process vital to Colombian people

April 30, 2015

FARC-EP Commander Marco León Calarcá with Berta Joubert-Ceci in May 2014. The peace process unfolding in Colombia through talks being held in Havana, Cuba, between the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC-EP) and the Colombian government is crucial to the stability of the region. Any [...]

Eduardo Galeano His ‘Open Veins’ laid bare ravages of imperialism

April 30, 2015

Eduardo Galeano Eduardo Galeano, the Uruguayan writer most famous for his “Open Veins of Latin America,” died April 13 of lung cancer at the age of 74. Written in the early 1970s, his book exposed the devastating ravages of imperialist domination in Latin America and the Caribbean, much as [...]

‘Colombian peace process must go forward’

April 23, 2015

Several members of U.S. delegation with FARC representatives.WW photo: Berta Joubert-Ceci Below is a statement issued on April 20 by a fact-finding delegation that traveled to Cuba to assess the peace talks between the Colombian government and the FARC-EP. International Action Center [...]

How NBC lied to promote regime change

April 22, 2015

Richard Engel, professional liar at NBC. When artist Frederic Remington cabled back to his publisher from Cuba in 1897 that “There will be no war,” media mogul William Randolph Hearst cabled back: “You furnish the pictures and I’ll furnish the war.” (Time, Oct. 27, 1947). Hearst, along [...]

Solidarity with People’s Summit

April 15, 2015

The International Action Center held a press conference in New York on April 10 in solidarity with the People’s Summit, which was being held in Panama City at the same time as the official Summit of the Americas. The People’s Summit has adopted declarations against U.S. sanctions on Venezuela [...]

Cholera in Haiti increases

April 12, 2015

Cholera victims in Haiti await treatment. In October 2010, some of the troops in the United Nation’s military forces introduced cholera to Haiti. Since that time, 800,000 people or 6 percent of the country have gotten the disease, and 8,000 or so have died. There have been 32,000 cases and 480 [...]

Cuba shows Black Lives Matter

April 8, 2015

On March 31 in Washington, D.C., the U.S. and Cuba held the first meeting on the topic of human rights. Cuba proposed this sub-discussion of the ongoing talks aimed at normalizing diplomatic relations and opening embassies that was launched on Dec. 17 by presidents Raúl Castro and Barack Obama. [...]

Women’s inspiring role in Cuban revolution

March 21, 2015

Maritzel González from Federation of Cuban Women, March 14.WW photo: Anne Pruden Annually each March during Women’s History Month, the Federation of Cuban Women sends a delegation to New York City to attend the United Nations Commission on the Rights of Women. A forum was held March 14 honoring [...]
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