Monthly Archives: August 2013

Thousands March on 50th Anniversary of “I Have a Dream” Speech

Originally posted on JSC: Jamaicans in Solidarity with Cuba:
MLK III:  The journey is not complete; we can and must do more The event was an homage to a generation of activists that endured fire hoses, police abuse and indignities…

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Cuban Doctors Arrive in Brazil to Work in Impoverished Areas

Originally posted on JSC: Jamaicans in Solidarity with Cuba:
More than 200 Cuban doctors have arrived in Brazil to work in impoverished areas where physicians and medical services are scarce in Latin America’s biggest country, the Health Ministry said Saturday.…

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Cuba: There is an Urgent Need to Move Towards Nuclear Disarmament

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Source:  Cuban Embassy in Jamaica In December of 2012, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution, proposed initially by Cuba and endorsed by the Non-Align Movement, which convenes a High…

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Venezuela: Deepening Democracy through Local Self-governance

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Source:  Venezuelanalysis.com) 19th August 2013 A mass grassroots electoral operation is being organised to elect spokespeople for communal councils and twenty new communes in Venezuela’s capital, Caracas. The operation has drawn national…

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CELAC Demands Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (ACN) — The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) has adopted a declaration in Buenos Aires, which favours nuclear disarmament. The text of the declaration, which…

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Cuba Assisting Angolan Malaria Campaign

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A 145-strong Cuban contingent is currently assisting Angolan efforts to eradicate mosquito breeding sites in the capital Luanda with the aim of lowering the prevalence of Malaria in the country.  The workers from…

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Chelsea Manning: “We have forgotten our humanity”. Read her powerful letter to Obama, write to her, sign new petition

WISE Up Action – A Solidarity Network for Manning and Assange Below is the full text of the letter Chelsea Manning will send to President Obama requesting that she be granted a presidential pardon. Letter to Obama The decisions that … Continue reading

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