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Cuba Better Be Careful What It Wishes For

By Andrew Korybko The US and Cuba have reached a historic deal to swap notable prisoners and establish diplomatic relations after decades of mutual hostility. The announcement caught many by surprise, and begs the question: Are there more sinister geopolitical calculations at work behind the U.S.’ olive branch? The tradeoff largely boils down to this: the US […]

​‘West has no idea what a dictatorship is’ – Che Guevara’s daughter to RT

Aleida Guevara (AFP Photo / Pool-Alejandro Ernesto) The West keeps calling dictators those leaders who are raising cultural, healthcare and educational standards, Che Guevara’s daughter Aleida told RT, adding that her father would certainly give a hand to those changing peoples’ lives for the better. RT: Miss Guevara, it’s a pleasure to see you here in […]

Cubansk læge får ebola i Sierra Leone

”Felix Baez er den første, der fik ebolavirus ud af 165 medlemmer af et sundhedshold, der var udsendt af øen til Sierra Leone”, skrev Associated Press (AP) den 17. november. Det amerikanske nyhedsbureau fortsatte: ”Et medlem af det 165 mands store cubanske medicinske hold, som var sendt til Sierra Leone for at bekæmpe sygdommen, er […]

Cuba Sees a Crisis, and Sends Docs; The US Sees an Opportunity and Sends Troops

By Dave Lindorff October 11, 2014 “How’s this for a juxtaposition on how nations respond to a global health catastrophe. Check out these two headlines from yesterday’s news: Cuba to Send Doctors to Ebola Areas [1] US to Deploy 3000 Troops as Ebola Crisis Worsens [2] Reading these stories, which ran in, respectively, the BBC and Reuters, […]