Category: Cuba

Cuba saves Italians from coronavirus despite US blockade

Red Lines host Anya Parampil provides a coronavirus update, highlighting the heroic work of Cuban doctors who have traveled to Italy to fight the virus.

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Italy and UK rely on help from Cuba, China, Venezuela to fight coronavirus – as US steps up brutal sanctions

Italy requested doctors from China, Cuba, and Venezuela to contain the coronavirus, while Cuba rescued a ship of British citizens. Meanwhile, US sanctions worsen the toll of the Covid-19 crisis in Iran and Venezuela.

By Ben Norton

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Amid coronavirus pandemic, Bolsonaro’s Brazil begs for Cuban doctors – after expelling them

Brazil’s far-right government requested the return of thousands of Cuban doctors to help fight the coronavirus. Months ago, President Jair Bolsonaro smeared the doctors as “terrorists” and expelled them.

By Ben Norton

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The US has terrorized Cuba for over 50 years – Fidel Castro is right to be wary of Obama’s claims

Since its 1959 revolution, the US has invaded Cuba, orchestrated more than 600 assassination attempts, imposed a suffocating embargo, and supported far-right terrorists

By Ben Norton / Salon

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Rogue states: US and Israel defy 99 percent of world in UN vote against Cuba embargo

191 of 193 UN nations voted against the unilateral US embargo on Cuba. Only Israel backed Washington’s blockade. This is a rogue state in action.

By Ben Norton / Salon

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