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Venezuela's experiment with socialism under siege from the right

President Maduro's socialist government is under siege from business-oriented right-wingers; voting on December 6 for National Assembly delegates will be a test of strength.


Today in history: The city of Santiago de Cuba is 500 years old

Cuban poet, writer, and national hero, José Martí, is buried in Santiago, which was also the home of the revolutionary hero Frank País.


Today in history: 200 years since the Battle of Waterloo

Today marks the 200th anniversary of the defeat of Napoleon by the British Duke of Wellington and Prussian field marshal Gebhard Blücher.


U.S. covert operation against Cuban youth condemned

 USAID hired young people from Peru, Costa Rica, and Venezuela to pose as tourists in Cuba to befriend young Cubans and try to convert them into anti-government activists.


Movement that changed the world began in Cuba July 26, 1953

A small band of courageous and principled young Cubans stormed the Moncada Barracks, the beginning of a movement that has changed the world forever.


Cuba – 55 years of ideas and truth

On January 1, Cubans 2014 marked the 55th anniversary of their revolution's victory.


"Hasta Siempre, Comandante": On the anniversary of the murder of Che

On October 9, 1967, hirelings in the employ of Bolivian dictator Rene Barrientos, supported and instigated by the United States government via C.I.A. operative Felix Rodriguez, carried out the cold blooded murder of comandante Ernesto "Che" Guevara.


Egyptian Communists: Morsi ouster reflects popular will

July 6 interview with Salah Adli, the General Secretary of the Egyptian Communist Party.


Guinea Bissau: From Africa’s bright hope to narco state?

Elements of the armed forces of the small West African Republic of Guinea Bissau seized the capital and arrested Acting President Raimundo Pereira and the former prime minister, Carlos Gomes Junior.

Uprising against authoritarian regime is renewed in Egypt's streets

Since Mubarak's departure, Egyptians have been frustrated in their desire for a democratic transformation.

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