The world has only known one aggressive and supremacist government since 19 th century: that of the United States of America. From the very constitution of the nation, U.S government´s policies toward the rest of the Latin American countries, there have been military invasions and coups, subversive and discriminatory plans, shameless exploitation of natural resources and all kinds of attacks promoted by the self-proclaimed government that defends democracy and the freedoms of individuals in and from anywhere in the world. Or should we say the corrupt world police?
Cuba’s infant mortality rate was 4.1 per 1,000 live births in 2017, the lowest in nation´s history.
“This is a milestone that reflects the integration of the entire health care system in the country, which is about lives saved, quality of life, happiness and satisfaction for our people,” Minister of Public Health Roberto Morales said in an event honoring workers in the sector, the state-run Cuban News Agency reported.
Morales added that it is possible that the rate will even be lower by the end of December.
On Sunday, the 168 Municipal Assemblies of the People’s Power of Cuba (AMPP) will be constituted through solemn sessions, with the delegates elected during the elections of November 26 and December 3, in those circumscriptions that had a second round.
The vice president of the Electoral Commission in the capital, Pedro Viltres Pérez, reported that from the early hours of the morning “and in unison throughout the province, the constituency delegates elected in the recent partial elections will assume their positions.”
Once formed on December 17 the municipal government agencies in Havana as in the rest of the island, closed the first stage of the current electoral process.
For its part, the president of the National Candidacy Commission, Gisela Duarte, said in an interview for the media “that the municipalities themselves present the candidates for these positions.”
Cuba and Bolivia are in first places on the list of countries in Latin America that dedicate the highest amount of their GDP to education.
Bolivian Vice President Alvaro Garcia Linera reaffirmed the government’s commitment to education in an award ceremony Wednesday for the country’s top graduates,
Cuban President Raul Castro and Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne signed the agreement during an official visit by the brother of the late Fidel Castro.
The leaders of Cuba and Antigua and Barbuda have signed a Declaration of Solidarity and Cooperation in the interests of continued development among the small island nations.
Cuban President Raul Castro and Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne signed the agreement Saturday during an official visit to Antigua by the brother of the late Fidel Castro.
Cuba’s Deputy Foreign Minister Rogelio Sierra said the “will to expand and strengthen cooperation between Antigua and Cuba marked official talks between the two leaders,” describing the event as “fruitful.”
“It is essential to promote an international environment that favors the development of countries of the South, in particular of small island developing states,” Sierra posted on his Twitter account. “The negotiations between both parties were fruitful.”
Castro delivered a speech of “friendship and fraternity” during Saturday’s Assembly of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States, Sierra noted.
The youth of Cuba have come together in an evening of cultural activities across the Caribbean island to commemorate the first anniversary of revolutionary leader Fidel Castro’s death.
The Union of Communist Youth organized the “political-cultural evening” marking the “physical death” of El Comandante.
Televised footage of the event showed vast crowds gathered in the capital Saturday night, with students and other youths amassed on the steps of the prestigious University of Havana.
The celebrations, which included a public concert, marked the passage of a year since the man who liberated Cuba was pronounced dead at the age of 90.
Medical students from Cuba’s Federación de Estudiantes de la Enseñanza Media (FEEM) told local radio station Radio Rebelde: “We know well that preserving our socialist project is to keep Fidel’s legacy in our hearts.”
The US foreign policy hostility is not a recent episode with president Donald Trump as the main character from now on.
As soon as Trump assumed the presidency he has spread intolerance, racism and all kind of agressive speeches against other nations. But his arrogant and disrespectful behavior is being an incentive for extremists groups and white supremacists in his own country.
Under Trump´s empire, the world is living in constant uncertainty because of his threats regarding a nuclear war, a military intervention in venezuela or the building of the border wall with Mexico.
At least 26 dead people and substantial material losses are reported after the crossing of the hurricane Irma through most of the Caribbean islands.
Nature seems to be charging a pay to human civilization due to climate change. Experts say hurricane Irma and other environmental disasters today are not like in the past because of global warming, pollution and greenhouse gases.
Even though capital defenders denied it, the industries ecological harm is the reason why our planet is on the verge of collapse.
Meanwhile, some governments -like the US- are proud to be out the few strategies to stop human extinction.
Unfortunately, people who suffer natural disasters´ impact are not the minority that owns the resources and industries, but the disadvantaged.
Few cases of double standards have been as grotesque as the Western adulation for the Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi.