Blog Archives December 2016

Pope Francis Holds Meeting with Santos and Uribe

Pope Francis met Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and former president Alvaro Uribe, who have been distanced due to disagreements over the peace process with FARC-EP, according to Colombian news reports»

Raul Castro: Supporting Venezuela Means Fighting for Latin American and Caribbean Emancipation

Cuba President Raul Castro and Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro presided over the ceremony that marked the 12th anniversary of the creation of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of our America-People’s Trade Agreement (ALBA-TCP), held at Havana’s Convention Palace.   Raul called on the peoples of Latin America and the Caribbean to stand in solidarity with this Bolivarian, anti-imperialist and immensely »

Human Rights: The Best Evidence

You wake up. You wear your uniform from Monday to Friday. You take your books and your snack, and then your mother goes with you to school. On the way, your  little brother is taken to where he plays with other children. No matter if there are no toys, the pedagogical assistants will make them with the products they have »

Cuban Youth, Students Celebrate Human Rights National Day

Young people from all over Cuba started the commemoration of the National Day for Human Rights in schools, parks and main squares of each province, which will last until December 10th. According to Pedro Ortega, from the National Committee of the Young Communist League, the activities include presentations of children’s projects and artistic groups of the José Martí Art Instructors »

Cuba Strengthens Links with Caribbean States

The Secretary General of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), June Soomer, has verified during his visit to Cuba the strengthening of relations between the island and the rest of the Caribbean countries»