Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Tag: Cuba

Media play up protests, play down effect of US sanctions in...

While giving the protests a great deal of coverage, the corporate press across the political spectrum consistently downplayed one of the primary causes of unrest: the increasingly punitive U.S. blockade.

Biden should make normalizing relations with Cuba “a priority”

Biden would do well to heed the warning and with the stroke of a pen, lift trade and travel restrictions and allow unrestricted remittances.

The Trump administration’s parting outrage against Cuba

Just like millions of U.S. citizens, Cubans are counting the days until the Trump administration becomes history and hoping the next administration will offer some relief.

Cuba under media attack for sending doctors, not bombs, to help...

The Cuban approach stands in marked contrast to the modus operandi of the global superpower and Cuba’s primary antagonist, the United States.

Guantánamo’s indelible legacy

Or how this became a Gitmo world.

Trump escalates economic attack on Cuba, banning Americans from educational, cultural...

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin claimed the ban is in retaliation for Cuba “providing a communist foothold in the region and propping up U.S. adversaries in places like Venezuela and Nicaragua.”

Travel to Cuba falls victim to John Bolton’s wrath

The Cuban people, and the rights of Americans, should not be held hostage to brazen partisan politics.

UN overwhelmingly votes for resolution denouncing 58-year U.S. embargo against Cuba

The two nations to vote against it were the U.S. and its ally, Israel, while Ukraine and Moldova simply did not vote.

Noam Chomsky: Members of migrant caravan ere fleeing from misery &...

National security adviser John Bolton declared Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua to be part of a “troika of tyranny” and a “triangle of terror.”

In Cuba, Trump’s hostility serves Kremlin

The Russians are emphatically back where the withering of American influence will encourage whatever mischief they mean to create not only in Cuba itself, but in the U.S. and throughout Latin America.

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