Even while the ink of Barack Obama’s new Presidential Directive on Cuba is not yet dry, an announcement for new subversive projects against Cuba was published on the U.S. State Department website | Sergio Alejandro Gómez
For the first time not a single country voted against the resolution to end the genocidal policy imposed on Cuba by the U.S. government. The result of the vote – 191 in favour and two abstentions – is a triumph of the heroic resistance of the Cuban people
The United Nations General Assembly voted today, October 26, to approve the Cuban resolution expressing the need to put an end to the over 50-year economic commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on the island.
A total of 191 countries voted in favour of the resolution, with none voting against, and only two abstentions, for the first time ever – the United States and Israel. Continue reading →
TODAY 26 October, the international community will reactivate its vote against the Embargo imposed against Cuba for more than 50 years. Don’t forget to cast your vote against the Embargo at http://www.cubavsbloqueo.cu/ #yovotovsbloqueo
As the annual vote in the UN General Assembly on Cuba’s resolution “Need to put an end to the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States of America against Cuba” approaches today, October 26, across Cuba, in Canada, and around the world, actions were being held to once again send a clear message to the U.S. government to end its illegal blockade of Cuba immediately. Many of these actions took place on October 17, as the 2015 Panama Summit of the Peoples has declared the 17th of each month a day to fight the U.S. blockade. Meanwhile, on social media, tweets with the hashtags #MyVoteVsBlockade #YoVotoVsBloqueo and #CubaVsBloqueo along with selfies of people holding up slogans opposing the blockade continue to spread. Continue reading →
A gathering to honour the victims of the 1976 bombing of a Cuban airliner mid-flight off the coast of Barbados was held yesterday evening, October 5, at Havana’s José Martí Memorial, with families of the martyrs in attendance | Alejandra García
This article was first published in October 2014 by TML Weekly and Global Research. It is of particular relevance to an understanding of the ongoing “war on terror” in the Americas and the role of successive US and Canadian governments.
Today, October 6th, is the 38th anniversary of the first act of terrorism against civilian aviation in the western hemisphere – the unparalleled Cubana air disaster on the coastline of Barbados on October 6, 1976 – the Barbados crime. Cubana flight 455 was hit by two C-4 explosives bombs just after the aircraft took off from the then Seawell Airport (now the Grantley Adams International Airport) in Barbados at an altitude of 18,000 feet. Continue reading →
A Cuban stamp honouring El Inglesito, Henry M. Reeve on the centenary of his death 1976
Among the many illustrious combatants born in other countries, who died in Cuba’s wars of independence, it is difficult to find one as intrepid as Brigadier General Henry Reeve, from New York. Gabriel Molina Franchossi, Granma
(March 31) – Cuba and the United States have for two centuries sustained a confrontation marked by the imperial appetites of successive administrations in the powerful northern country. Nonetheless, there are plenty of examples of relations between the two peoples, including within their respective emancipation struggles. Continue reading →
On April 17, 1961, a mercenary brigade armed, trained and, transported by the CIA, landed at Playa Girón on the Bay of Pigs, as part of Washington’s plans to defeat the nascent Cuban Revolution. The people in uniform, with Fidel on the front lines, defeated the invasion in less than 72 hours | GABRIEL MOLINA FRANCHOSSI in Granma
(April 7) – General Lauris Norstad, head of Allied Forces in Europe (1956-1963), stated “The Bay of Pigs is the worst defeat of the United States since the War of 1812,” in his analysis of the U.S. government’s failed invasion of Cuba at Playa Girón, on the Bay of Pigs, in 1961.
The War of 1812, unleashed and lost by the U.S. against Canada, was the first attempt at expansion by the 13 colonies which constituted the country in 1776. Continue reading →