Cuba Denounces Presence of U.S. Nuclear Submarine at Guantanamo Bay

On Tuesday the Cuban government issued a statement denouncing the recent presence of a nuclear submarine at the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

  • Jul 12, 2023
  • 12:16 PM

Biden Will Try to Close Guantanamo After ‘Robust’ Review

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will seek to close the prison on the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay following a review process, resuming a project begun under the Obama administration, the White House said Friday.

  • Feb 12, 2021
  • 4:13 PM

ICE Detainees on Hunger Strike Are Being Force-Fed, Just Like Guantánamo Detainees Before Them

As with the Guantánamo detainees, migrants are risking starvation, but not because they want to die.

  • Feb 7, 2019
  • 3:08 PM

Senator Rube and Guantánamo Bay

During his appearance on a Sunday morning political program last weekend, Senator Marco Rubio insisted that, should President Obama somehow succeed in closing the U.S. military prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, and should Senator Rubio somehow win the presidency in 2016, he would “absolutely” reopen it. “We no longer—on an ongoing basis—detain terrorists, and so […]

  • Apr 17, 2015
  • 2:39 PM

Protest in Eastern Cuba a Day After Pro-Government March in Havana

Coming a day after a pro-government May Day demonstration in the capital city of Havana on Friday, Cubans in the municipality of Caimanera, near the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay, marched in protest against the government.

  • May 9, 2023
  • 10:56 AM

Virus Slams Cuba as It Races to Roll Out Its New Vaccines

HAVANA (AP) — The COVID-19 pandemic is slamming Cuba like never before, even as the country races to roll out its homegrown vaccines, the only locally developed shots being widely used in Latin America.

  • Jul 20, 2021
  • 6:21 PM

The New ‘Operation Condor’ Is Here, and We Can’t Be Silent About It (OPINION)

We now face the same repression from our government in all the ways that we had historically perpetrated throughout the Americas.

  • Oct 9, 2020
  • 11:05 AM

Guatemala Sends Migrant Caravan Back to Honduras

Meanwhile, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador speculated that the caravan may have been “organized” to get Mexico involved in the U.S. presidential elections, saying that he found it “strange” that the migrants mobilized their caravan so close to the November vote.

  • Oct 5, 2020
  • 11:28 AM

Theodore Roosevelt’s Legacy of Imperial Adventurism and Colonialism

He was an ardent believer of the racial tenets of the moment and in particular, that “civilized nations” should act as protectors of “barbarous” ones.

  • Jun 23, 2020
  • 12:34 PM

Cuban President Says US Pressures Are Failing: ‘We Will Keep Advancing Our Ideas’

The United States has steadily increased decades-long embargoes over the last few months.

  • Nov 15, 2019
  • 1:52 PM

Cuban President Says US Plan to Pressure Cuba Failing

CAIMANERA, Cuba (AP) — A short distance from the U.S. naval base at Guantánamo Bay, Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel said Thursday that the Trump administration’s hardening of the American embargo is failing to force concessions from his government.

  • Nov 14, 2019
  • 5:07 PM

Guatemala Postpones ‘Safe Third Country’ Meeting With Trump

Domestic and international commentators believe Guatemala is “ill-prepared” to harbor U.S.-bound asylum-seekers.

  • Jul 15, 2019
  • 1:45 PM

Leaks Reveal Politicized Prosecution Against Lula and Worker’s Party in Brazil

The online publication by The Intercept shows how the current Minister of Justice Sergio Moro and other federal judges corresponded.

  • Jun 11, 2019
  • 1:19 PM

ICE Force-Feeding Detainees on Hunger Strike

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says 11 detainees at the El Paso Processing Center have been refusing food, some for more than 30 days.

  • Jan 31, 2019
  • 8:42 AM

End the Cuban Privileged Pathway to Citizenship (OPINION)

Maintaining the 1966 Cuban Adjustment Act is an Insult to the immigrant rights movement.

  • Jan 12, 2017
  • 9:15 AM

Cuba Through My Lens

My impressions of one complex country.

  • Mar 11, 2016
  • 10:18 AM

Close Gitmo. All of It.

On Tuesday Pres. Obama announced plans to close the military detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, ignoring the issue of the much larger U.S. naval base there.

  • Feb 23, 2016
  • 12:52 PM

The Cuban Embargo Is Working: #ConanCUBA Showed It

So, Conan went to Cuba. Seems fitting considering that, once upon a time, Conan was my generation’s Johnny Carson. And if you’ve seen any of the surveys published in the past five years, you’ll know Millennials are the most open to opening relations between the United States and its closest, non-bordering neighbor. After all, we’re too […]

  • Mar 6, 2015
  • 8:28 AM

Obama’s Next Steps Toward Gaining Cuba’s Trust

When the White House recently announced it was entering into a period of détente with Havana, I had just finished Fidel’s 2007 autobiography. I remember putting the book down and wondering when Cuba was going to release Alan Gross, a contractor for the U.S. Agency for International Development. Washington still maintains Gross was never a spy but was […]

  • Jan 31, 2015
  • 10:33 AM

Peña Nieto’s Visit to the Glass House

Enrique Peña Nieto is president of a North American country whose police officers have become the targets of public outcry for their role in the awful deaths of guiltless people. No, he isn’t president of the United States, of course. Yet critics seem to believe President Obama possesses even the narrowest sliver of ground from which condemn his […]

  • Jan 7, 2015
  • 4:09 PM

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