Cuban Doctors Land in Azerbaijan to Help Fight COVID-19

Peoples Dispatch Cuban doctors leave Havana for Azerbaijan to help its government fight the COVID-19 crisis. (Photo: Foreign Ministry of Cuba) Over 100 Cuban medical professionals from the Henry Reeve Brigade landed in Azerbaijan on July 13, Monday, to help handle the COVID-19 outbreak in the country. Azerbaijan, a country of nearly 10 million people…

The Never-Ending, Lucrative Search for a Cuban Euromaidan

Iroel Sánchez This July 1, popular streets corners in Havana and provincial capitals, were to have been the scene of protests against police violence, orchestrated by paid counterrevolutionaries, who once again received no response whatsoever from the Cuban people This is not a déjà vu, it is the obstinate search for a Cuban Maidán, which…

Pan-African and International Solidarity Will Break Sanctions

A-APRP Venezuelan protest against Imperialism: Photo Source: PSUV Facebook Not one European colonizer or settler-colonist brought land to the African continent. They stole it when they arrived. Consequently, it is not only logical, but just, that Africans take the land back. Because British settlers stole Zimbabwe territory and called it “Rhodesia” as a tribute to…

Not Only to Stay Alive, But to Stay Human: An Interview with Pavel Égüez

Tings Chak Pavel Égüez, Cuarantena / ‘Quarantine’, 2020. Leaning against a friend’s living room wall is a reproduction of a painting of the Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro. My eyes keep drifting towards it during yet another video conference call. Scratched into the black paint in the bottom right corner are the words: A Fidel en…

Statement by Cuban Medical Brigade in Gambia Against New US Aggression

The Cuban Medical Brigade in Gambia (BMC-Gambia) denounces the new desperate manoeuvre of anti-Cuban US senators against the international medical cooperation of our country. We strongly reject the most recent threats from Washington, which consist in punishing those who do not follow the isolated and reprehensible conduct of the racist regime of President Donald Trump….

How Che Guevara Taught Cuba to Confront COVID-19

Don Fitz Beginning in December 1951, Ernesto “Che” Guevara took a nine-month break from medical school to travel by motorcycle through Argentina, Chile, Peru, Colombia, and Venezuela. One of his goals was gaining practical experience with leprosy. On the night of his twenty-fourth birthday, Che was at La Colonia de San Pablo in Peru swimming…

Nobel Peace Prize Campaign for Cuban Physicians Grows Across the Globe

Lu Sudré Cuban Doctors went to Italy in March, during the peak of the pandemic in the country – Yamil Lage/AFP Cuban doctors’ solidarity, once again, has gained the international stage. During the covid-19 pandemic, 1.8 thousand healthcare professional have been sent to dozens of countries. In response to the initiative, a Nobel Peace prize…

Long Live the Friendship Between Africa and Cuba!

On this new celebration of Africa Day we renew our friendship and fraternity with the sister continent Message of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the occasion of Africa Day This year we commemorate Africa Day in Cuba under exceptional conditions due to the Covid-19 pandemic. This, however, will not prevent that such a relevant…

21st Century Imperial Terrorism: Focus on Cuba Part II

Stella Calloni The terrorism of the United States against Cuba, existed under the government of the dictator Fulgencio Batista, who subdued the Cuban people by means of terror and was supported by Washington and its mafias, which ended with the triumph of the Cuban Revolution at the beginning of 1959 and the escape of the…

21st Century Imperial Terrorism: Focus on Cuba Part I

Stella Calloni In the early morning of April 30, the inhabitants of the Adams Morgan neighborhood, where diplomatic offices of different countries are located in Washington, awoke to a barrage of gunfire that struck the Cuban Embassy building located at 2630 16th Street Northwest, in a terrorist attack despite the surveillance that surrounds the place….

Cuba: End of Sanctions is More Important Than Nobel Peace Prize for its Doctors

Ramona Wadi In recognition for the Cuban doctors’ efforts to aid nations across the world to cope with the coronavirus pandemic, there have been recommendations for the Henry Reeves Medical Brigade to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. The brigade was founded by the Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro after the U.S. rejected Cuba’s offer…

Sexual Rights and Emancipation in Cuba

Mariela Castro Espín The 1959 revolution represented Cuba’s achievement of national sovereignty; the launching of a project of social justice and equity; and the beginning of transformations in the nation and its culture, the most profound and radical in their history. An event of such magnitude could not but completely change policies regarding gender and…