Cuba

By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 25th, 2014
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by Raheem Oluwafunminiyi Without consulting any particular school of thought or institutionalized framework of opinion, an observation this writer has made over the years on the socio-economic disequilibrium rampant in most developing countries of Africa is a reason which has informed this piece. The...
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Feb 3rd, 2014
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by Princewell Ojong Odidi Thousands of Nigerian youths write jamb yearly with the hope of gaining admission into Nigerian Universities and be referred to as university graduates, while thousands graduate from the Universities yearly with the hope of joining the work force only to discover there’...
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Mar 7th, 2013
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Philly The death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has the potential to birth a dramatic change in his oil-rich country’s relationship with the United States. But it may take years to materialize, if it ever does. Much will depend on how far the Obama administration is willing to go to encour...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 5th, 2013
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Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez dead CARACAS, Venezuela – President Hugo Chavez, the fiery populist who declared a socialist revolution in Venezuela, crusaded against U.S. influence and championed a leftist revival across Latin America, died Tuesday at age 58 after a nearly two-year bout with ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 10th, 2012
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by JAMES ROTHENBERG The just finished Banned Books Week serves as a vivid reminder that we must be vigilant about freedom of expression and freedom from censorship. Absent this vigilance, we could wake up in a society that not only bans books, but takes the next step and burns them as well. The Germa...
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Jul 29th, 2012
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Nil NIKANDROV On July 26 1953 in the morning a group of revolutionaries led by Fidel Castro stormed the Moncada barracks in Santiago de Cuba. The first attack against the Fulgencio Batista’s dictatorship failed, but a signal to start fighting the regime was sounded. A few years passed and a small gro...
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Apr 27th, 2012
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Farooque Chowdhury Growing solidarity and resistance by Latin American nations to the continuing hyper-hostility of the US towards Cuba demonstrates a new assertiveness in relationships and a shift in political power. Defiance in Latin America and a dynamics of decline within the Empire are now defin...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 29th, 2012
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Greeted by throngs of Catholic worshipers from across the region, Pope Benedict XVI ended his two-country tour in Havana’s Revolution Plaza with a reference to what he described as a need for “authentic freedom.” Changes between Cuba and the world can come only if “each one is...
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Mar 29th, 2012
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Imagine if President Obama appointed radical Noam Chomsky, who has denounced capitalism as a “murderously destructive catastrophe,” to head up a committee on economic growth. That’s less of a stretch than it may seem, considering Obama’s nominee to head the World Bank, current Dartmouth College Presi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 23rd, 2012
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Farooque Chowdhury The meeting, dubbed ‘Encounter of Intellectuals for Peace and Environmental Conservation’, was attended by more than a hundred laureates in literature, history and social and natural sciences and eminent thinkers from 21 countries. ‘Fight, don’t let pessimism win; it’s our duty’ “W...