Empire

The Best Tribute to a Hero's Mother

Yesterday, Carmen Nordelo Tejera passed away. She was the selfless mother of Gerardo Hernandez Nordelo, a Hero of the Republic of Cuba who is unjustly serving two life-sentences plus 15 years of imprisonment.… | more |

Relevant News

Significant events have taken place in our country lately.… | more |

The Bells are Tolling for the Dollar

The Empire has ruled the world through economy and deceit rather than force. At the end of WWII, it had attained the privilege of minting the convertible hard currency, the monopoly over the nuclear weapon and the possession of most of the gold in the world while it was the only large-scale producer of manufactured equipment, consumer goods, food and services worldwide. However, there was a limit to the printing of paper money: the gold standard at a regular price of 35 dollars a troy ounce. This was the situation for over 25 years, until August 15, 1971, when an executive order issued by President Richard Nixon led the United States to unilaterally call off that international arrangement thus defrauding the world. I’ll never tire out of repeating it. That was how it threw on the world economy its military buildup and war adventure expenses, especially the Vietnam War, which according to conservative estimates cost no less than 200 billion dollars and the lives of over 45 thousand American youths.… | more |

The Serious Obama

Bolivarian President Hugo Chavez really made a clever remark when he referred to the “riddle of the two Obamas.”… | more |

The end does not justify the means

On occasions direct news coming from the United States prompts indignation and sometimes repugnance.… | more |

It is the Time of Mobilization, of Marching Together

This Reflection is not addressed to the governments but to the fraternal peoples of Latin America.… | more |

The financial Ike

Today’s afternoon news wastes nothing:… | more |

“Bush cancelled all his activities. He intended to travel to Alabama and Florida to participate in campaign fundraising events.”… | more |

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Cannon fodder for the market

Perhaps some governments are unaware of the concrete facts, and so for that reason Raúl’s message setting Cuba’s position seemed to us to be very timely. I shall be generous in the aspects that cannot be dealt with in a brief and precise official statement.… | more |

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