All Articles on Cuba

Cuba Delegation in Havana. (Photo:CODEPINK) Views
Five Years After Obama’s Cuba Opening, Cubans Are Reeling From the "Trump Effect"
Trump’s policies are making life harder for Cuba’s 10 million people.
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UN Votes 187-3 to Condemn US Embargo Against Cuba, With Israel and Brazil Joining Trump Administration as Lone Outliers
"The blockade has caused incalculable humanitarian damages. It is a flagrant, massive, and systematic violation of human rights," said Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, Cuba's foreign minister.
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Today, a number of push factors are driving Central Americans from their homes, especially (once again) in Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador.(Photo: David McNew/Getty Images) Views
How the U.S. Created the Central American Immigration Crisis
What happens in El Norte, doesn’t stay in El Norte
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Iranians and Americans alike deserve diplomacy, not war — and that includes war by economic means. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
What Sanctions Mean for My Iranian-American Family
As innocent people suffer, break-ins are on the rise—including at my grandparents’ house
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Workers from Venezuela's state oil company, PDVSA, participate in an anti-imperialist march  to support Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, in front of the Miraflores Presidential Palace in Caracas, Venezuela on January 31, 2019.  The US slapped sanctions on Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA in an attempt to cut off a vital source of funds. (Photo/YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Why Venezuela Is the Vietnam of Our Time
On April 30, 1975, the United States learned an important lesson. The capture of Saigon by the People’s Army of Vietnam (PAVN) would mark the defeat of the world’s most powerful military force by an army of guerrilla fighters. No matter the scale of its military, or the weight of the iron fist it...
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Beach chairs are lined up for a show at the beach of the Cayo Blanco key, a 50 minute ride in Catamaran from Varadero, on May 12, 2019, in Cayo Blanco, Cuba. Cuban tourism is facing challenges as the US government recently tightened its embargo on Cuba activating the Title III of the Helms Burton law increasing the pressure on the Cuban government by allowing U.S. courts to prosecute international companies which have worked with properties nationalized in Cuba since 1959. (Photo by Sven Creutzmann/Mambo ph Views
Travel to Cuba Falls Victim to John Bolton’s Wrath
John Bolton hates the governments of Venezuela, Cuba, and Nicaragua— calling them the “troika of tyranny” and the “three stooges of socialism”—and is determined to use his time as National Security Advisor to eliminate the vestiges of socialism in our hemisphere. He has openly stated that the 1823...
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Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez News
Warning of US Military Intervention in Venezuela, Cuban Foreign Minister Denounces 'Failed Imperialist Coup'
The Trump administration has made threats while also claiming there are no current plans to use the US military to force foreign aid into the Latin American country
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Miguel Díaz-Canel & Nicolás Maduro News
Cuba Warns US Moving Special Forces Closer to Venezuela Under Guise of 'Humanitarian Intervention'
"It is worth recalling that similar behaviors and pretexts were used to by the U.S. during the prelude to wars it launched against Yugoslavia, Iraq, and Libya."
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United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo votes before addressing the United Nations (U.N.) Security Council in a meeting which was requested by the United States to offer a statement on the current situation in for Venezuela on January 26, 2019 in New York City. News
Trump's 'Axis of Evil': Pompeo, Bolton & Abrams
'This is truly an ominous development for the poor people of Venezuela.'
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The Organization of American States Shouldn’t Be Run by Regime Change Enthusiasts
Amid crises in Venezuela, migration, and the climate, the Western Hemisphere’s chief regional organization has been hobbled by pro-Trump leadership.
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