Honduras: Pre-revolutionary Situation?

We have to differ with many local and foreign analysts who have tried to understand the situation in Honduras by imposing pre-existing parameters and by using basic concepts of the Marxist dialectic without any scientific criterion.

Amnesty International, Others Denounce Repression in Honduras

Human rights are taking a beating in Honduras in the aftermath of the June 28 coup d'etat which sent left-wing President Manuel “Mel” Zelaya into exile. Although the corporate controlled media are not reporting it, the de-facto government headed by Roberto Micheletti is employing heavy handed tactics to silence opposition activists and media.


Book Review: Cuba – What Everyone Needs to Know

This remarkable book sets 128 questions, ranging from 'What were the main features of Cuban life during Spanish colonial rule?' to 'How extensive is Cuba's cultural projection – music, art, film, literature – on the global stage?'

Slave Cemetery Found Near Sugar Mill in Trinidad

Researchers from the History Museum and the Archaeology Department of Curator’s Office of this city on the southern coast of Sancti Sipritus confirmed the finding of the first slave cemetery in the ancient Guinia de Soto sugar mill.


World Conference Calls for Abolishing Nuclear Weapons

About 7,800 people taking part in the 2009 World Conference against A & H Bombs-Nagasaki pledged to increase grassroots efforts to pave the way for the abolition of nuclear weapons.

Teenage Terror Plot or Wild Imagination?

Following a seven-day trial, Ehsanul Islam Sadequee, 23, was convicted in a U.S. federal court earlier this month on several counts of providing material support to terrorists and the Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (LET), a designated foreign terrorist organization.

Cubans Die in US Immigration’s Jails

Most of the 104 detainees who have died in US immigration jails since October 2003 are Cubans, The New York Times reported recently, but failed to explain why.


Everyone Needs Health Reform

President Obama grabbed the initiative in the health insurance reform debate by bringing a clear message to grassroots supporters via a national teleconference and webcast August 20. Because it will provide a quality public option and a raft of consumer protections, both people with and without health insurance have a stake in the fight for reform, the President argued.

Iraqi CP Condemns Criminal Bombings in Baghdad

The Political Bureau of the Central Committee of Iraqi Communist Party has issued a statement (19th August 2009) strongly condemning the criminal bombings and mortar attacks in Baghdad today that killed in cold blood dozens and wounded hundreds of innocent people.


Swine Flu Vaccine on the Way

A new vaccine for the swine flue (H1N1) will be available this fall as the flu season begins, officials at the Department of Health and Human Services announced August 19.

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