Politics & World Leaders

Addressing politics in the world outside of Cuba.

Bush, hunder, and death

For the first time, just before the UN discusses Cuba’s proposed resolution condemning the blockade, as it does every year, the president of the United States has announced that he is to adopt new measures to accelerate the “transition period” in our country, equivalent to a new conquest of Cuba by force.… | more |

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The conversation with Chavez

Last November 15, I referred to a third reflection on the Latin American Summit which, as I then wrote, “I have yet to publish”. It strikes me as timely, however, to do so before the referendum of December 2.… | more |

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The ideological Waterloo

I have been working on the many reflections that I have promised. One of them deals with the main ideas of a book by Greenspan, former chairman of the Federal Reserve, making use of his own words. His book clearly reveals how imperialism seeks to continue buying up the world’s natural and human resources with perfumed paper bills.… | more |

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The Summit Debate

All physical, geographic and time barriers disappeared. It seemed unreal. Never before had a dialogue of this nature taken place between heads of State and government, most of whom represented nations that had been pillaged by colonial and imperialist powers for centuries. Nothing could have been more instructive.… | more |

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The value of ideas

Che was a man of ideas.… | more |

It would have caused him profound pain to hear the speeches that, expressing traditional leftist positions, were delivered at the Latin American Summit held in Santiago de Chile.… | more |

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Second and Third Messages to Milosevic and his Response

On April 2, 1999, I sent Milosevic my second message through our UN mission:…… | more |

Milosevic's Response

In my reflections of Monday, October 1, I referred to the message I had sent to Milosevic on March 25, 1999.… | more |

On March 30, I received from Milosevic the following note:…… | more |

Aznar's silence

During a Round Table program aired on Cuban television on April 25, 2003, I pointed out that the then Spanish President José María Aznar, an ally of the world’s leader in genocides and massacres, had met with President William Clinton on April 13, 1999, at an uncertain juncture of the war in Yugoslavia, and had told him, verbatim:… | more |