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‘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 [...]

La verdad sobre los sindicatos en Cuba

January 27, 2015

El presidente Barack Obama en su anuncio del 17 de diciembre sobre los “cambios de política” hacia Cuba, declaró: “Creemos que los trabajadores cubanos deben tener libertad para formar sindicatos”. ¿Qué estará diciendo? Ya más del 90 por ciento de las/os trabajadores [...]

Detroit MLK Day rally highlights Selma, Ala.

January 24, 2015

MLK Day march in Detroit on Jan. 19.WW photo: Abayomi Azikiwe This year’s “Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Rally and March” commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Selma campaign that created the conditions for the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The program was organized by the Detroit [...]

Lynne Stewart reflects on a year free from prison

January 14, 2015

Lynne Stewart New Year’s Eve marked the one-year anniversary of the release from prison of people’s lawyer Lynne Stewart, who was imprisoned for “aiding and abetting a terrorist organization.” Her client in the case was Egyptian Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman, whom the U.S. government labeled a [...]

Ébola, socialismo e imperialismo

January 13, 2015

Editorial WW/MO    7 de enero 2015 Ahora que la amenaza de la propagación del ébola en EUA ha disminuido — por el momento – las noticias de la crisis han sido relegadas a las últimas páginas de los periódicos más importantes de los medios corporativos.  Pero esta epidemia sigue siendo [...]
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