U.S. and Cuban Relations

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On Dec. 17th, 2014, President Obama freed the Cuban 5 and publicly stated that relations between the U.S. and Cuba were going to improve. One year later. what has really changed?

Friday Dec. 18th, 2015@
6:30pm – 8:30pm
John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Moot Court Room-6.68NB
524 West 59th St.
(btwn. 10th & 11th Avenues)

For more information on New York Cuba Solidarity Project:
email: nycsproject@gmail.com

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The Vietnam Agent Orange Relief & Responsibility Campaign

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Cuba Speaks – ICAP

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Outstanding revolutionary combatant Jorge Risquet dies

 Photo: Yaimí Ravelo

Photo: Yaimí Ravelo

At the time of his death Jorge Risquet held the position of founder of the Communist Party of Cuba. He received various decorations and distinctions for services rendered

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Raúl Castro Ruz, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, during 70th Session of the UN General Assembly

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Author: Raul Castro Ruz | internet@granma.cu

september 29, 2015 13:09:18

(Council of State transcript / GI translation)

Esteemed heads of state and government,

Distinguished heads of delegations,

Mr. Secretary General of the United Nations,

Mr. President,

Seventy years ago, on behalf of their peoples, the member states of this organization signed the United Nations Charter. We pledged to protect future generations from the scourge of war, and to build a new type of relationship guided by a set of principles and purposes that could bring about an era of peace, justice and development for all of humanity.
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Entrevista de Javier Couso a Gerardo Hernández, miembro de “Los Cinco” cubanos antiterroristas

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Thawing Relations: Cuba’s Deeper (More Challenging) Significance

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by Susan Babbitt (Counterpunch.org)

Barack Obama, at the Summit of the Americas, wanted to bury the past. Argentinean president Cristina Fernández disagreed. Cuba was at the Summit, she proposed, not because of negotiations but because Cuba has fought more than sixty years with unprecedented dignity. That fight itself is not most notable; its explanatory philosophical traditions are needed and significant. Cuba’s history makes them believable.
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The seeds sown by those who died for a free Cuba have borne fruit, this invincible Revolution

 Photo: Jose M. Correa

Photo: Jose M. Correa


Speech presented by José Ramón Machado Ventura, second secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba’s Central Committee, and a vice president of the Councils of State and Ministers, during the commemoration of the 62nd anniversary of the July 26, 1953, assaults on the Moncada and Carlos Manuel de Céspedes Garrisons, held at the July 26 Educational Complex, in Santiago de Cuba, July 26, 2015, Year 57 of the Revolution

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Antonio Guerrero and his prison paintings

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COME TO A MEETING — SATURDAY, AUGUST 22, 2015

to learn more about Antonio Guerrero and his prison paintings,
as well as the Cuban Five and how they won their freedom.

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Statement by Cuban Foreign Minister at opening of embassy in Washington

The Cuban embassy officially re-opened in Washington, D.C. on July 20 as a sign of newly restored diplomatic relations between the two countries. But there is more work to be done, say activists. (Photo: Reuters)

The Cuban embassy officially re-opened in Washington, D.C. on July 20 as a sign of newly restored diplomatic relations between the two countries. But there is more work to be done, say activists. (Photo: Reuters)

Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla spoke at the ceremony to re-open the Cuban Embassy in the United States in Washington, today July 20, saying, “We’ve been able to make it to this date thanks to the firm and wise leadership of Fidel Castro Ruz, the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution,” and the “will, unity, sacrifice, selflessness, heroic resistance and work of our people.”
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