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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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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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