Marta Rojas: The chronicler of Moncada

Revered and highly awarded Cuban journalist Marta Rojas died earlier this month. This article, written five years ago, describes how Rojas was in Santiago de Cuba at the time of the assault on the Moncada and bore witness to the torture and deaths of the rebels soldiers at the hands of the Batista regime. She transcribed the famous “History Will Absolve Me” speech delivered by Fidel Castro at his trial. In later years she became the first Latin American war correspondent to cover the U.S. war in Vietnam.

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16 Years of the Henry Reeve Medical Contingent

This week marks 16 years since the formation of Cuba’s Henry Reeve Brigade, formed by Fidel Castro in response to Hurricane Katrina. There is no individual or group which deserved the Nobel Peace Prize last year, or this year, than the Henry Reeve Brigade, which has been saving lives around the world for 16 years.

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CIA Stories: The Cuban Who Conned the CIA

The U.S. government has been trying to undermine and ultimately overthrow the Cuban Revolution (and many others!) since it began. Watch this interview with a Cuban double-agent to see from the inside how the CIA goes about its dirty work, and to gain insight into the attempt at the beginnings of a “color revolution” which occurred in Cuba on July 11.

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