Trump Hammers Cuba While Cuba Cures the Sick Worldwide

While Cuba has 2000 medical personnel fighting COVID-19 in 26 countries all around the world, the U.S. has intensified its attacks not just on Cuba, but on those very doctors and nurses. Meanwhile the movement to nominate those heroes for the Nobel Peace Prize continues to pick up steam.

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Defying U.S. sanctions, first Iranian tanker reaches Venezuela

May 25, 2020 by Gloria La Riva reprinted from Liberation News The enhanced U.S. military presence in Caribbean waters did not deter Iran as the first of its five giant tankers full of gasoline and refinery supplies reached Venezuela’s waters late Saturday, May 23. It docked today in the port of the El Palito refinery, 100 miles west of Caracas.

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Trump’s anti-Cuban policy encourages terrorism

Too many days have passed since the terrorist attack against the Cuban embassy building in Washington, which occurred in the early hours of April 30, and the United States government still has had no official contact about this hateful act with Cuban authorities in both Washington and Havana. The Alianza Martiana calls on the State Department and the White House to condemn this terrorist act

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Paramilitary invasions in Venezuela: Made in USA

Venezuelan forces have repelled at least two armed invasions of the country in recent days. “We have defeated them in the street, we have defeated them electorally, we have defeated them militarily… Because of this, they have left all their hope in a military intervention of the highest level… Our answer is this: Bolivarian Fury.” — President of the Constituent Assembly Diosdado Cabello.

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ANSWER condemns latest U.S. plots against Venezuela

The ANSWER Coalition, of which the Cuba and Venezuela Solidarity Committee is a part, condemns the latest acts of aggression against the government of President Nicolás Maduro and people of Venezuela, attempted by paramilitaries on May 3 near the coastal town of Macuto, and another thwarted infiltration today of eight terrorists, May 4, 40 miles west of Macuto, in Chuao near the sea. The Venezuelan authorities as of the evening of Monday, May 4, indicate that more plots may be unfolding, calling for maximum alert.

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Coronavirus response: why Cuba is such an interesting case

Cuba has several advantages over many states, including free universal healthcare, the world’s highest ratio of doctors to population, and positive health indicators, such as high life expectancy and low infant mortality. Also, with a centrally planned, state-controlled economy, Cuba’s government can mobilize resources quickly. But Cuba faces problems as well, including the fact that COVID-19 tests cost around $50 each.

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