The siren Obama in his grand tour of Havana

Andrés Gómez writes: “I went to Havana to cover the visit of the President of the United States, Barack Obama, which, as we all know, took place March 20 to 23. It was an extraordinary historic event for numerous and important reasons.”

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What the Western Left Misses About Cuba

The recent changes in Cuba are misunderstood by many western left commentators who, like other western pundits, are absorbed in the logic of western capital and pay little regard to Cuba’s history of resistance.

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Brother Obama

Fidel Castro responds to Barack Obama’s speech in Havana: “We do not need the empire to give us anything. Our efforts will be legal and peaceful, as this is our commitment to peace and fraternity among all human beings who live on this planet.”

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Human Rights and Democracy in Cuba

President Obama’s visit to Cuba has triggered a flood of condemnations of human rights in Cuba in the U.S. media. What is the truth about human rights and democracy in Cuba?

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Obama in Havana – A Long Time Coming…

Margarita Alarcón writes about the changes that have taken place in Cuba since the last visit by a U.S. President in 1928, what Obama will see when he visits, and what he won’t see: “guns in the hands of children, hunger in the face of multitudes, fear, loathing, dismay or a lack of sovereignty.”

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Granma editorial: President Barack Obama’s visit to Cuba

In an editorial in Granma, Cuba reaffirms its will to advance in relations with the United States, on the basis of respect for the principles and purposes of the United Nations Charter and the principles of the Proclamation of Latin America and the Caribbean as a Zone of Peace.

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The life and death of Hugo Chávez in perspective

Gloria La Riva pays tribute to Hugo Chávez shortly after his death. “Upon his death, comrade Chavez has entered history not only as revolutionary life well led but as a source of confidence for all those who have been shaped by the movement he inspired.”

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