Throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, the Monroe Doctrine is hated as an oppressive mechanism whereby the U.S. claims the unilateral right to limit the national sovereignty of area nations.
Comparison of Chelsea Manning's sentence with sentences received by the Cuban Five prisoners, whistleblowers of another sort, is revealing.
It is very hard to think of a more important world leader than Fidel.
The history of Cuba's Movement of 26th July is a history of triumph over great adversity.
Guantanamo will only be closed if there continues to be a broad-based movement that pressures the government to close the prison; but this closure should be only a first step in a longterm strategy.
Anti-communism and a failed Cuba policy are among the factors behind placing Assata Shakur on the FBI Most Wanted list.
One thing is apparent to anyone who has studied Cuban society as Esteban Morales has: the subject of racism is far from "taboo" in Cuba.
There may be an improved chance to get the U.S. to back off some of its anti-Cuba policies, due to a series of new developments.
Too often, sports is considered to be yet another venue that exacerbates divisiveness, exhorts nationalism and further inflames existing tensions.
The incident illustrates the degree to which anti-socialist dissidents in Cuba are linked to important political circles both in the United States and Europe.