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Trump to Reverse Cuba Policy, Reinstate ‘Regime Change’ Goals

Washington D.C. (teleSUR) – Trump plans to announce the policy change at a Miami theater named after Manuel Artime, a Cuban exile leader of the CIA-backed Bay of Pigs invasion. U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to fulfill his campaign promise to curtail the Obama Administration’s 2014 re-engagement deal with Havana, tightening pressure on Cuba and dashing the hopes […]

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Cuba Begins Clinical Trials to Delay Progress of Alzheimer’s

Havana (TeleSUR) – The island nation will use its own drug developed by top scientists in the Caribbean nation to improve the quality of life of patients. Cuba will conduct a clinical trial with a drug developed in the island to work toward a more effective treatment for Alzheimer’s patients, another leading science breakthrough for the socialist nation, local media reported […]

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8 Things You Need to Know About The Wall

(TFC) Washington – It’s expected to happen today: The President of the United States will order the construction of a 2000-mile long wall stretching across the nation’s southern border. While exact specifications of the wall are unknown, what is known is the cost of a single layer fence running the length of the border along with […]

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Who Is Oscar Lopez Rivera?

(teleSUR) San Juan – Tuesday’s announcement that the renowned Puerto Rican independence activist will be released in May is just the latest step in a remarkable journey. After a decades-long international campaign for his freedom, on Tuesday President Obama announced that Puerto Rican independence activist Oscar Lopez Rivera will be released in May. The announcement […]

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Protests Push Mexico to Brink of Revolution and Nobody’s Talking About It

(ANTIMEDIA) San Diego, CA — Long-simmering social tensions in Mexico are threatening to boil over as failing neoliberal reforms to the country’s formerly nationalized gas sector are compounded by open corruption, stagnant standards of living, and rampant inflation. The U.S. media has remained mostly mute on the situation in Mexico, even as the unfolding civil unrest has closed […]

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Fidel Castro, Leader of the Cuban Revolution Dies at 90

(TeleSUR) Havana  – The leader of the movement that won Cuban independence and champion of the Global South has died in Havana. Fidel Castro, former president and leader of the Cuban revolution, died Friday night at age 90, Cuban state television confirmed. Raul Castro, Cuba’s President and Fidel Castro’s brother, announced that Fidel would be cremated on Saturday. “The commander in chief of the Cuban revolution […]

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UN Unanimously Rejects Blockade as US Abstains for First Time

(teleSUR) While the U.S. abstention may be a nod to the potential lifting of the blockade, Cuba insists that it will not return to capitalism. In a historic step toward lifting the blockade on Cuba, the United States abstained Wednesday in the United Nations general assembly vote unanimously calling for the end of the Cold […]

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Assange’s Internet Cut to Keep Ecuador Out of US Elections: FM

(TeleSUR) – The Foreign Ministry of Ecuador said Tuesday that the government had temporarily restricted Julian Assange’s access to the communication system in its embassy in the U.K. in order to not interfere in the electoral process in the U.S. According to the Foreign Ministry, “The government of Ecuador respects the principle of non-intervention in the affairs […]

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US Govt Spent $4 Million to Undermine Cuban Democracy in 2015

US Govt Spent $4 Million to Undermine Cuban Democracy in 2015 (teleSUR) In the past two decades, Washington funded destabilizing programs with about US$284 million, according to the official data of the U.S. administration. Washington spent close to US$4 million in 2015 alone to fund programs that promote regime change in the socialist island of […]

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Zapatistas Reiterate Support for CNTE After Paramilitary Attack

(teleSUR) “If evicted, they will return. Time and time again. It turns out that down here, there is no fatigue,” read the letter. Mexico’s Zapatistas stood behind the striking CNTE teachers whose blockade was attacked Wednesday by a masked group of paramilitaries who accompanied Mexican state and municipal police, calling the attack a “definitive disaster” […]