The Obama Administration has set a new anti-record. The awkward foreign policy of the White House is the reason why over half of the U.S. citizens believe that the United States should not interfere in the affairs of other countries. For the nearly 50-year history of the poll on this subject that many people have never taken this adamant position
Most Cubans were born under the punishments and conditions of the blockade exercised for more than half a century by the United States against the residents of the neighbouring little island. The result is the longest economic, commercial and financial siege of history, guaranteed by laws and regulations.
Is there money stronger than the U.S. dollar? As evidenced by recent events, such currency exists and its value recently reached 900 U.S. dollars. This event has stirred up things in Washington. Congress hastily held a hearing to discuss the threat coming from the currency rapidly gaining strength in global trade and criminal activities
The Agency for International Development (USAID) revealed the existence of a subversive program of six million dollars against Cuba. This information was known due to an error when using an unprotected line to send documents to U.S. diplomats in Havana. The plan was part of the semi-clandestine ploy to overthrow the communist government.
There is no freedom of speech in the U.S., and its government prosecutes those who dare to expose the unlawful activities of the authorities. This conclusion was made by a group of experts of the international Post Globalization Initiative in the paper "Opaque America: Surveillance, Repression and Government Secrecy in the US"
The scenario of socioeconomic inequality worldwide, reaffirmed in various reports issued by international organizations like the UN, FAO, ILO, World Bank and others, is most unfortunate: one in three people do not have access to electricity , one in five does not have access to drinking water, one in six is illiterate.
For the first time since 1964, when the Colombian Civil War began between the Government forces and FARC-EP (Armed Revolutionary Forces of Colombia-People's Army), there is a real chance of peace with a negotiated agreement for the political participation of FARC in Colombian life. Here are the main points of the agreement so far.
The more than 700 pages of Ignacio Ramonet's book are a very interesting read, about the path of Hugo Chavez and his immense political sensitivity. The first feeling about the book with Chavez was that it was too early, he still had not lived long enough, and one would assume that he would live a long time, including events of great importance.
According to the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Bolivia is one of the countries where retirees are better protected in pension coverage. This is because 97 % of the senior citizens of the country have access to retirement pensions. This number exceeds that of countries such as Argentina, Brazil and Chile.
The United States, an example of public and social order for the countries of the "golden billion," has a unique history. In the 237 years of its existence, it has been either at war, or preparing for a new attack, looking for victims. During the period from 1798 to 2012 Washington used military force abroad 240 times, more frequently than annually
The Canadian police arrested about 40 environmentalists, who were protesting against shale gas production near Rexton, the province of New Brunswick. The arrested individuals may face life imprisonment. Environmentalists are rigidly pursued, not only in Russia, if they break the law. However, it is only Russia that gets criticized for that
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Women Executive Director - When war erupts, women are often the first to experience the harsh brutality and the last to be called to the peace table. A resolution adopted today by the UN Security Council moves us one step closer to the full participation of women as leaders for peace and security.
United Nations. The end of colonialism, the materialization of the official development assistance, peace and respect for the rule of law were this week among the claims of Latin America and the Caribbean at the UNO. Cuba, the pro tempore President of CELAC, called for the strengthening of the rule of law and also for nuclear disarmament.