Author Archives: Anthony Brenner

Who Chose Cuba’s Electoral System and Who Chose the U.S. Electoral System

by Sandy Marks, July 18, 2018 | The most recent Cuban elections for deputies to the National Assembly of People’s Power were held on March 11, 2018, with a voter turnout of 85.65% of eligible voters, and with 94.42% of … Continue reading

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Peace Boat Arrives in Cuba

Havana, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Japan”s Peace Boat arrives today in Cuba, where its crew and passengers will convey messages about global solidarity and promote a world free of nuclear weapons. The Peace Boat, belonging to the homonymous non-governmental organization, … Continue reading

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‘Latin America Undergoing Transformation’: Venezuela’s Maduro

Addressing 479 delegates representing leftist political parties and social movements, President Maduro said: “We must confront and diminish the current Latin American right-wing.” July 17 (teleSUR) “Latin America is undergoing a permanent process of renewal and transformation,” Venezuela’s President Nicolas … Continue reading

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Cuba Ratifies Its Commitment to Support Noble Causes

Havana, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel ratified today the island’s commitment to support the noble causes of the world and the progressive forces in order to build an anti-hegemonic platform. Speaking at the final day of the … Continue reading

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EU and CELAC Urge Ending US Blockade on Cuba

Brussels, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and the European Union (EU) reiterated today the rejection of the US blockade against Cuba, as it constitutes a unilateral coercive measure with extraterritorial effect contrary … Continue reading

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Latin American Leaders Ratify Solidarity with Nicaragua in Cuba

Havana, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) The Presidents of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, and El Salvador, Salvador Ceren, reaffirmed today their solidarity with Nicaragua and the government led by Daniel Ortega at the 24th Meeting of the Sao Paulo Forum. Our unconditional … Continue reading

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Mexican Singer Armando Manzanero Records Songs in Cuba

Havana, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) Mexican singer-songwriter Armando Manzanero today recorded for the first time in Cuba three songs with the renowned singer Haila Maria Mompie, which will be included in the artist’s next production. ‘With all due respect, Haila … Continue reading

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Ecuador Ex FM Denounces in Cuba Persecution of Latin Leftist Leaders

Havana, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) Former Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño denounced today in this capital the political and judicial persecution against Latin American progressive and leftist leaders and called the Sao Paulo Forum (SPF) to show solidarity with these … Continue reading

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Solidarity Is Important for Lula’s Release, Says PT President

By Cosset Lazo Perez Havana, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) International solidarity is very important to achieve the release of Brazilian ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, the President of the Workers’ Party (PT), Gleisi Hoffmann, said here today. Speaking to … Continue reading

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Delegates Denounce Media War Against the Left in Sao Paolo Forum

Havana, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) Delegates to the 24th Meeting of the Forum of Sao Paolo denounced today in this capital the media aggression that the United States and other power centers carried out against the Latin American revolutionary and … Continue reading

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