Universal Collaboration Is Needed To End This Pandemic

By Cheryl LaBash, Isaac Saney and Sean O'Donoghue, Saving Lives Campaign. -

Cuba, battling successfully to contain COVID-19 at home, also provides medical internationalism and solidarity abroad. While Cuba dispatches the Henry Reeve Brigade to countries requesting [...]

Cuba Has Trained 200 US Doctors

By Hedelberto López Blanch, Resumen English. -

Cuba’s friendship with the people of the US has been longstanding and despite the fact that Washington has maintained a strong economic-financial blockade against that nation for 60 years, the [...]

Medicare For All Is A Beginning, Not The End Point

By Don Fitz, Green Social Thought. -

As a coup de grâce to the Bernie Sanders campaign Joe Biden declared that he would veto Medicare-for-All. This could drive a dedicated health care advocate to relentlessly pursue Med-4-All as a [...]

Cuba Defeated The Pandemic, Is Preparing To Face The Economic Crisis

By Arleen Rodríguez Derivet, Resumen English. -

Possibly no other country in the world has it worse when it comes to facing what Cuban President Miguel Díaz Canel has defined as the very challenging global economic scenario, after the impact [...]

CoronaShock And Socialism

By Vijay Prashad, TriContinental: Institute for Social Research. -

CoronaShock is a term that refers to how a virus struck the world with such gripping force; it refers to how the social order in the bourgeois state crumbled, while the social order in the [...]

US Blockade Over Cuba Grows During The COVID-19 Pandemic

By Abel Gonzalez Ayalon, Cuban News Agency. -

Havana, Cuba - The US does not skimp on means to stop Cuba's development by imposing unilateral measures of extraterritorial blockade, the country's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MINREX) [...]

Cuban Spies Disguised As Doctors

By Roger Stoll, Popular Resistance. -

The European Union now excludes travelers from the COVID-ridden U.S. but welcomes those from the virtually COVID-free Cuba. Cuba, the country that sends doctors and infectious disease specialists [...]

Cuba’s Two Pandemics: The Coronavirus And The US Embargo

By Josefina Vidal Ferreiro, Resumen English. -

As soon as the first cases of COVID-19 were detected in Cuba, our country mobilized all its resources to contain the spread of the virus. Our healthcare workers go door to door checking people [...]

Doctors, Not Bombs, Needed For Humanity To Save Itself

By Raúl Antonio Capote, Resumen English. -

At a time when the world is hit by one of the most dangerous pandemics in human history, the United States is arming itself for war. It allocates millions of resources to this sector, over and [...]

Police Lessons From Cuba

By Reese Erlich, The Progressive. -

Contrary to the image of brutal and repressive communists, police in Cuba offer an instructive example for activists in the United States. Police live in the cities they patrol. They generally [...]

Trump Hammers Cuba While Cuba Cures The Sick

By Medea Benjamin, CODEPINK. -

A team of 85 Cuban doctors and nurses arrived in Peru on June 3 to help the Andean nation tackle the coronavirus pandemic. That same day, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced another [...]

The Plague Here And There

By Rosa Miriam Elizalde, Resumen English. -

The state of Pennsylvania has a population similar to that of Cuba, but has 35 times more confirmed cases of coronavirus and 63 times more lethal victims. From May 13 to this past Wednesday, the [...]

The Nobel Peace Prize Should Be Awarded To The Cuban Henry Reeve Brigade

By The International Committee for Peace, Justice and Dignity, COHA.org. -

The International Committee for Peace, Justice and Dignity calls on the friends of Cuba and advocates of mutual assistance among nations to support the nomination of the “Henry Reeve [...]

Special Edition: Sanctioned Countries Speak Out On COVID-19

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

On May 9, 2020, the Sanctions Kill coalition based in the United States held the first in a series of webinars on the United States' illegal economic coercive measures imposed on 39 countries and [...]

Cuba’s Resilience Through Economic Crisis Prepared It For COVID Health Crisis

By Natasha Lycia Ora Bannan, Truthout. -

In times of crisis, who we are is revealed. That is true of people and of nations. What COVID-19 has exposed — not created — is a deeply flawed and inequitable society. The truths of how race and [...]