There has been no change in U.S. policy on Cuba

IN opening the conference of Cubans Resident Abroad against the Blockade and in Defense of National Sovereignty this Wednesday, Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parilla, noted that “we all share the pride of being the sons and daughters of rebel Cuba, marked since the birth of the nation by the dilemma of annexation and independence.”

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The leaving of its president

PRESIDENT José Manuel/ Mel Zelaya made a dignified and sad exit from his country, Honduras today, January 27, six months after he was violently deposed by a coup d’état and transported against his will to Costa Rica, and four months after he valiantly re-entered Honduras in a clandestine manner – after two attempts to return by plane and on foot from neighboring Nicaragua – and was given refuge in the Brazilian embassy in Tegucigalpa.

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The revolutionary for all time

THE image of Martí — the revolutionary who spoke of yesterday and today — is like one of those giant trees whose roots take hold and grow more and more as time goes by.

Your browser may not support display of this image. Martí takes hold and grows unstoppably — not underneath, but over the earth — and will grow every year and every day in the creative work of the Cuban people, the revolutionary efforts of his people.

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ALBA agrees to send aid for the reconstruction of Haiti

CARACAS, January 25.— President Hugo Chávez of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela led the extraordinary meeting of the Political Council of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA), which took place from Sunday in the Miraflores Palace.

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We are sending doctors, not soldiers

IN my “Reflection” of January 14, two days after the disaster in Haiti that destroyed that neighboring sister nation, I wrote: “In the field of healthcare and other areas, Cuba – despite being a poor and blockaded country – has been cooperating with the Haitian people for many years. Around 400 doctors and healthcare experts are offering their services free of charge to the Haitian people. Our doctors are working every day in 227 of the country’s 337 communes.

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Cuban doctors waging arduous battle for life in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE.—Three new aftershocks were reported in this capital yesterday, including one of 6.1 magnitude, for a total of 88 such temblors related to the earthquake that struck the city on January 12, according to the Emergency Operations Center in the Dominican Republic.

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Haitians describe landing of yanki Marines as occupation

PORT-AU-PRINCE, January 19.— Hundreds of Haitians watched with a mixture of resignation and anger on Tuesday as several helicopters landed U.S. troops in the grounds of the Presidential Palace, an act considered by many Haitians as a loss of sovereignty, the AFP reported.

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