Category Archives: Cuba

UN votes overwhelmingly to condemn US embargo on Cuba

The United Nations General Assembly has overwhelmingly backed a resolution condemning the US economic embargo on Cuba after rejecting proposed US amendments criticising the communist nation on its human rights record.

Out of the 193-member body, 189 countries voted in favour of the resolution at the 27th annual General Assembly meeting, with only the US and Israel voting against. Moldova and Ukraine did not vote.

Bolton praises Bolsonaro while declaring ‘troika of tyranny’ in Latin America

Bolton hailed Brazilian president-elect a ‘positive sign’ as he announced new sanctions against Venezuela and Cuba

by Julian Borger

John Bolton has welcomed Brazil’s far-right president-elect Jair Bolsonaro as a “positive sign” for Latin America as he hailed a new ally against what Bolton called a “troika of tyranny”: Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua.

Cuba’s Diaz-Canel receives Maduro in first act as president

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel met with his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro Saturday in his first official act as the country’s leader.

Maduro is the first president to visit Diaz-Canel since he was selected by outgoing President Raul Castro to lead the island’s government earlier this week.

9 Instances of Fidel Castro and Cubans Helping Black People Fight Colonialism and White Supremacy

Cuba Supported the Angolan War of Independence

The Angolan War of Independence was a struggle for control of Angola between guerrilla movements and Portuguese colonial authority. Cuba supplied the People’s Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA) rebels with weapons and soldiers to fight. The Cuban military would fight alongside the MPLA in major battles.

Fidel and Palestine: Special Report

By Palestine Chronicle Staff

Legendary Cuban leader, Fidel Castro died Friday at the age of 90. He left behind a remarkable legacy, that of a man who challenged the most militarily powerful country in the world, and remained undefeated.