Cuba

On Raul Castro’s replacement as president of Cuba

Miguel Díaz-Canel was elected by the National Assembly as president of the country in replacement of Raúl Castro, with the vote of the 604 deputies, in a unanimous voting. It was almost a protocol-vote: he was the only one running, supported by the Cuban Communist Party, base of the...

Why Does Fidel Negotiate In Secret With Reagan? – Nahuel Moreno, 1982.

Business Week magazine commented in its 22 June 1981 issue that: “despite the harsh tone speeches by the spokesmen for the Reagan administration in the rally organised by the Council of the Americas in Washington, in early June, Cuban émigrés circles still suspect that negotiations are being carried out...

Before The Death Of Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro passed away, during the night of November 25, 2016. In 1959 he led the revolution that overthrew the dictator Fulgencio Batista, and since 1960 this revolution became the first Workers’ State in Latin America, right next to the coast of the US imperialism. By Editorial Team. As a product...

The Cuban Revolution, class and leadership

  By Jeronimo Castro.   The theory of revolution: the subjects The victory of the Russian Revolution not only opened the epoch of socialist revolutions victoriously; it also established a paradigm for Marxist theory. This revolution was lead by a worker’s revolutionary party built during the previous 14 years, amidst a series of struggles,...

Obama’s visit to Cuba: another step toward recolonization

Barack Obama's recent visit to Cuba was described as "historic" by the international press: it had been almost 90 years since a U.S. president last went to the country, and essentially it was the first visit after the 1959 revolution. By Alejandro Iturbe   Obama was received with full honors. Reception program...

What lies behind the reinstatement of diplomatic relations between USA and Cuba?

 "In Cuba there is poverty, but it's not like in Brazil. There are slums there; not here. Nor do we have beggars sleeping on the streets ... it's different." This statement by a Cuban resident of Havana, the country's capital, was shown in a documentary broadcast by the...

Artist Tania Bruguera detained

Cuban performance artist Tania Bruguera was detained by authorities in Havana before a controversial planned performance, according to Deborah Bruguera, the artist's sister. The piece was to consist of installing a podium and an open microphone in Havana's Revolution Square, allowing any interested individuals the opportunity to speak their minds...

Cooperatives in Cuba: headway toward socialism?

Non-farming cooperatives, legalized in December 2012, are the preferred mode of non-state ownership in the "self-employed", micro-enterprises, mixed enterprises and cooperatives sector , according to the Cuban government. This statement can be found in the article Cuba’s non-farming cooperatives: Progress and challenges one year on of the magazine...

Castro-Chavism: rise and fall

The Cuban and Venezuelan governments can rely on support from most of the world’s left organizations. Their prestige, however, had reached its pinnacle in the previous decade and now is getting weaker as the situation of crisis of these governments gets worse. The international weight of these organisations –...

Cuban physicians, a victory of the 1959 revolution

The restoration of capitalism in Cuba, held between the years 70-90, among other aberrations, is showing how the great achievements of the 1959 revolution that overthrew the bourgeois government, broke the bonds of dependence on imperialism, expropriated the bourgeoisie and placed the Cuban people for better living conditions,...

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