The policy of plundering imposed by the United States and their NATO allies in the Middle East has gone into a crisis. It has inevitably unravelled with the high cost of grains, the effects of which can be felt more forcefully in the Arab countries where, in spite of their huge resources of oil, the shortage of water, areas covered by desert and the generalized poverty of the people contrast with the enormous resources coming from the oil possessed by the privileged sectors.
While food prices triple, real estate fortunes and the treasures of the aristocratic minority reach millions of millions of dollars.
OIL became the principal wealth in the hands of the large yankee transnationals; with that source of energy, they had at their disposal an instrument that considerably increased their political power in the world. It was their principal weapon when they decided to simply liquidate the Cuban Revolution as soon as the first, just and sovereign laws were enacted in our homeland: by depriving it of oil.
Arléen Rodríguez and Rosa Míriam Elizalde / Photos: Roberto Chile
“I am not talking about saving humanity in terms of centuries or millenniums (…) “We have to begin to save humanity now,” said Fidel in a dialogue with writers attending the 20th edition of the International Book Fair, and which continued during more than five hours.
The words of the leader of the Cuban Revolution entailed all the urgency of this sentence, although his conversation with the writers was more relaxed and took various directions, which ranged from extremely high food prices to the protests shaking the Arab world, and taking in education for youth and the verses of the Cuban poet Plácido.
I said several days ago that the die was cast for Mubarak and that not even Obama could save him.
The world knows what is taking place in the Middle East. The news is circulating at incredible speed. Politicians barely have time to read the cables coming in by the hour. Everyone is aware of the importance of what is occurring there.
After 18 days of harsh battling, the Egyptian people attained an important objective: to defeat the United States’ principal ally in the heart of the Arab countries. Mubarak was oppressing and plundering his own people, he was an enemy of the Palestinians and an accomplice of Israel, the sixth nuclear power on the planet, associated with the military NATO group.
• CUBAN specialists have developed a computer program to assist the rehabilitation efforts of speech therapists working with children with speech disorders and to facilitate learning for the deaf and hearing impaired.
The Magíster Vox Speech Therapy Treatment System was one of the exhibits in the Cuba stand at the Havana’s 14th International Informatics Convention 2011.
CUBAN specialists have developed a computer program to assist the rehabilitation efforts of speech therapists working with children with speech disorders and to facilitate learning for the deaf and hearing impaired.