Cuban President Fidel Castro and Bolivian president-elect Evo Morales signed a bilateral cooperation and solidarity agreement Friday evening in Havana. The accord covers primarily the areas of health care, education and sports. The visiting dignitary publicly read the agreement, whose first clause deals with the establishment of a non-profit Cuban-Bolivian entity to provide free eye-care for Bolivians
Evo Morales of the Movement Toward Socialism (MAS) won an absolute majority in the Bolivian presidential elections Dec. 18. He will be sworn in on Jan. 22.
CHICAGO — Celebrating the holiday season and the spirit of giving was the feeling shared by well over 200 families at this year’s 28th Community Christmas Program held at the Unity Center here Dec. 20. The Unity Center is located on the south side of the city in the working-class community of Bridgeport, and is home to the Illinois district of the Communist Party USA, the Young Communist League Chicago club, the Workers Education Society, the People’s Weekly World, the Bridgeport Volunteer Center and Affordable Power to the People.