Blood on Their Hands: US Pandemic Policies Kill South America’s Neediest

Steve Lalla Cuba’s Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade While the healthcare policy of the United States has resulted in the deaths of hundreds of thousands of vulnerable people, their tiny nemesis, Cuba, finds their health care system under continuous assault. No country has more doctors per capita than Cuba, and they’re renowned for their “doctor…

Carlota, the Slave We Honor in Angola

Pedro Ríoseco Carlota was a black slave of Lucumi origin, who led an uprising on November 5, 1843, along with many other slaves, in the Triumvirate slaughterhouse. Photo: Granma Archive The world-renowned Operation Carlota, launched 45 years ago on November 5th, defeated the invasion of Angola by South African troops, achieved the liberation of Namibia…

Belly of the Beast: The War on Cuba

Belly of The Beast is a media outlet that counters parachute journalism by providing stories directly from the island. The documentary series, The War on Cuba, gives an inside look on the effects of U.S. sanctions on Cuban people. Episode 2 explores the impact of the US-imposed “oil blockade” on Cuba and the ways in…

Pandemic

Eusi Kwayana Cuban doctors arrive in Italy to help fight COVID-19. Matteo Bazzi/EPA The population of planet Earth is at present experiencing the opening of the fifth, sixth or seventh month of the Coronavirus pandemic, as it came to be. It is generally regarded as a historic and continuing episode in the life of humanity….

Operation Peter Pan: Another CIA Fake “#SavetheChildren” Campaign

Facilitated by the US government, through the CIA, the operation was carried out between December 26, 1960 and October 23, 1962. Photo: Archives “Peter Pan was a cynical publicity stunt that would have been envied by Goebbels himself, the Nazi propaganda minister. – idel (2009) On October 26, 1960, one of the cruelest and darkest…

We Must Not Underestimate the Danger COVID-19 Poses to Children

Nuria Barbosa León As of September 30, 618 pediatric patients in Cuba had been diagnosed with COVID-19. Regarding this sensitive subject, Granma spoke with Dr. Lissette del Rosario López González, a second degree specialist in Pediatric Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine and head of the National Pediatric Group of the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP)….

America’s Counter-Revolutionary Frenzy

Angel Guerra The latest economic and other gruesome attacks by the United States on Venezuela and Cuba carry an unmistakable electoral stench. Florida’s 29 electoral votes are often decisive in winning a tight election, such as the one that seems to be taking shape and Trump is trying to capture, by any means necessary, the…