Cuba and the Economic Crisis

Many place its origin in the bursting of the real estate bubble in the United States; others, in excessive consumerism. Whatever its origin, just like global warming, the economic crisis has expanded worldwide and no one has been able to escape.

Venezuela Orders End to Coca-Cola Zero Production

Mérida, June 12th 2009 (Venezuelanalysis.com) – On Wednesday the Venezuelan Ministry for Health ordered the Coca-Cola Company to remove its product Coca-Cola Zero from sale for containing a cancerous ingredient, sodium cyclamate, an ingredient not included in the US version of the drink.

Cuba Confirms Potential of Renewable Energy Sources

HAVANA, Cuba, June 10 (acn) Wind and hydraulic energy could help Cuba generate an amount of electricity equivalent to the generating capacity of the nine thermoelectric power plants that exist in the country today.

'School of Americas' Generals Charged in Colombia

Two Colombian generals, both of whom received training at the U.S. Army's 'School of The Americas' (SOA) at Ft. Benning, Ga., have been accused by Colombian authorities of crimes involving narcotics and collaborating with criminal paramilitary groups, according to a report in the June 15th issue of The Nation magazine.

Be Careful with Tourism from the US to Cuba

The advantages and dangers of Cuba being opened to visitors from the United States have begun to be assessed from a great variety of angles and interests, both in the United States and Cuba, as well as in other contexts.

Nicaragua’s Revenge, Cuba, the OAS and Iraq

Miami, Florida, June 4, 2009 – It was three o’clock this morning when I was awakened from a beautiful dream by police knocking on the door of my apartment to come down to the parking garage and identify my vandalized car.

Honduran President Demands Lifting of US blockade against Cuba

HAVANA, Cuba, Jun 2 (acn) Manuel Zelaya, President of Honduras, demanded today an end to the Organization of American States (OAS) sanctions against Cuba, and the lifting of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States

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