The Cuban revolution has been championed and assailed for five decades. But what are the real sources of its endurance, and will these be enough to extend its life far beyond its fiftieth anniversary?
In December 2008, Bolivia was declared to be 'free from illiteracy' - the third country to do so in Latin American and the Caribbean after Cuba and Venezuela. Now Honduras is set to achieve the same landmark within the next ten months... This a
On Saturday 16 May, Mariela Castro, daughter of the Cuban President Raul Castro, led a celebration of gay rights and sexual diversity in the centre of Havana. Mariela is Director of the Cuban National Centre for Sex Education and a long-standing activi
The US government is attempting to influence the Supreme Court’s decision next week about whether to review the sentences of five Cuban men imprisoned in the US since 1998 for ‘conspiracy’ to spy after a highly politicised trial in Mi

BULLETIN 9 DECEMBER 2009

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MERCOSUR DOES NOT RECOGNISE HONDURAS ELECTIONS ♦ REDUCED SENTENCES FOR CUBAN “SPIES” ♦ CLIMATE CHANGE: PERU TAKES FOREST PROTECTION PLAN TO COPENHAGEN ♦ BRAZIL: BIOFUELS ARE GOOD ♦ CLIMATE CHANGE WILL HAVE

Bulletin 11 February 2010

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Haiti: more than 200,000 died in earthquake ♦ Venezuela: minister resigns "over disagreements" about Cuba ♦ Mexico: President demands unity after a minister resigns ♦ Peru: Cuzco “at a bargain price” ♦ Venezuela: art

Bulletin 25 February 2010

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Argentina: Government fights on two fronts ♦ Cuba: Lula says farewell ♦ Venezuela: Government rejects report from Inter American Committee ♦ Brazil: Biggest bank increases profits ♦ El Niño goes heavy on Latin America
The author argues that the human rights campaigners in Cuba only see one side of the story
In its 2010 Human Rights Report, Amnesty International says that the situation has not improved in Cuba
Dalia Acosta, from IPS, interviews Cuban dissident MANUEL CUESTA MORÚA

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