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ALBA Celebrates 10 Years of Solidarity and Integration

Originalmente publicado en JSC: Jamaicans in Solidarity with Cuba:

See ALBA’s Management Report here:   ALBA 2004 – 2014: 10 years consolidating solidarity and integration among the peoples of our Americas.

chavez y skerrit

Roosevelt Skerrit
Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica

“The hope of our peoples was reborn in the hands of presidents Hugo Chavez and Fidel Castro. The proposal of the Bolivarian alternative for the peoples of our America (ALBA) came to represent the potential launching of our nations’’.

Hugo Fidel y EvoHugo Chavez Frias
Late President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

‘‘It has occurred to us, to introduce a proposal that could be called the ALBA, the Bolivarian alternative for the peoples of our America. A new concept of integration that is not new at all: It Is about bringing back a dream that we believe is possible, It Is about a new path, It Is about a quest, for integration is certainly vital for us: either we…

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Two stories regarding the editorials of The New York Times about Cuba

Originalmente publicado en Realcuba's Blog:


Omar Pérez Salomón

A CubaNews translation. Edited by Walter Lippmann.

The fact that The New York Times, one of the most influential
dailies in the United States and the world, has published in one
month six editorials against the economic, commercial and
financial blockade that Washington imposed on Havana more than 50
years ago is a sign that the Cuba issue has given rise to
differing opinions within U.S. political circles.

However, the search for ways to tighten the net around the
largest island in the West Indies is what has prevailed so far in
the executive, the legislative and the judicial branches. Two
examples confirm this.

The first refers to legal claims for over a billion dollars
belonging to Cuba. These have been frozen by our northern
neighbor following U.S. court rulings against the Cuban
government in the last few years in its ceaseless pursuit of new
sources to…

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