Thursday February 25, 2021
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BY Sarah Martin | Minneapolis, MN | 3/29/15
Sharon Rice Vaughan, a longtime and respected member of Women Against Military Madness (WAMM) and the Twin Cities peace and justice movements, died in a car crash in Havana, Cuba on March 24. Her sudden and untimely death leaves a big hole in our community.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 10/12/14
The Ebola epidemic has already killed as many as 5000 people in the west African countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. It is now spreading to other countries such as Nigeria and Senegal in Africa, the U.S and Spain.
Cuba, ebola
BY staff | Havana, Cuba | 1/07/14
Cuba ended 2013 with an infant mortality rate of 4.2 per 1000 live births, the lowest level in the socialist island's history. Cuba’s infant mortality rate was significantly better than neighboring Caribbean and Latin American countries and even better than the U.S. infant mortality rate, which was estimated at 5.2 for 2013.
BY staff | North Korea | 7/17/13
According to a July 17 report from the Korean Central News Agency, a spokesperson for the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Foreign Ministry stated, “There occurred an abnormal case in which the DPRK trading ship Chongchongang was apprehended by the Panamanian investigation authorities on suspicion of "drug transport," a fiction, before passing through the Panama canal after leaving Havana Port recently.
BY staff | Belgium | 6/25/13
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following resolution on Cuba that was signed by many of the parties present at the 22nd International Communist Seminar. Freedom Road Socialist Organization was among the signers.
BY Committee to Stop FBI Repression | United States | 5/20/13
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Committee to Stop FBI Repression
BY staff | United States | 5/10/13
The U.S. government is escalating its attacks on socialist Cuba and U.S. residents who try to travel there. These attacks have now been directed at U.S. labor union activists. Five U.S. union activists who tried to register to participate in the U.S./Cuba Labor Exchange in Havana, Cuba over May Day had their funds frozen and seized without explanation by the Labor Exchange’s bank, Charter One Bank in Detroit, Michigan.
BY staff | Miami, FL | 5/08/13
On May 3, René González, one of the Cuban 5, finally won his freedom from the U.S. prison system when a judge ruled that he could move back to Cuba.
BY Abayomi Azikiwe | United States | 5/07/13
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following article by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire.
BY staff | Havana, Cuba | 5/01/13
The skies were still dark in the early morning of May 1 as crowds of Cuban workers began gathering in the Plaza of the Revolution to march on International Workers Day.
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