Amid Coronavirus Pandemic, Bolsonaro’s Brazil Begs for Cuban Doctors – after Expelling Them

Brazil’s far-right government requested the return of thousands of Cuban doctors to help fight the coronavirus. Months ago, President Jair Bolsonaro smeared the doctors as “terrorists” and expelled them. By Ben Norton, The Grayzone The coronavirus pandemic has overwhelmed the health infrastructure of countries around the world. Desperate to contain the deadly virus, hard-hit countries, …

COVID-19 pandemic: Ramaphosa didn’t shutdown SA immediately

By Andile Mngxitama When South Africa (SA) recorded the first case of COVID-19 infection on 5th March, Cyril Ramaphosa didn’t do what was necessary to isolate, monitor, track, and defeat the virus. And when by 15 March there were 61 cases of infections recorded, Ramaphosa didn’t see it fit to shut the country down immediately, …

Comrade Maduro led Venezuelan government – that’s leadership

President Nicolas Maduro. Image credit: venezuelanalysis By Andile Mngxitama Black First Land First (BLF) asked Cyril Ramaphosa to suspend rentals and bond payments amongst other things but Stellenbosch won’t allow him to do so. Remember they bought him with R1 billion at the African National Congress (ANC) Nasrec Conference. He owes them. They made him …

The U.S. Harasses Venezuela Amidst the Covid-19 Pandemic

Regardless of the human costs that the economic blockade causes to the Venezuelan people, the U.S. Attorney General William Barr Thursday announced that his country will designate Venezuela as a state sponsoring terrorism. The U.S. State Department also announced indictments against President Nicolas Maduro and other Bolivarian officials, whom the President Donald Trump administration accuses …

8 Nations Address Letter to UN Chief Urging Sanctions Be Lifted

Human rights reports have been highlighting the deadly impact of sanctions on access to essential medicines and equipment. | Photo: EFE Venezuela has joined Wednesday China, Russia, Iran, Syria, North Korea, Cuba, and Nicaragua in their plea to United Nations (U.N.) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to urge the United States (U.S.) to remove its illegal economic …

No One Can Ever Bury Marx

By Enrique Ubieta Gómez March 14, 2020 from Granma There is a drawing that imitates a photo, Karl Marx appears in a pitusa, a red pullover and leather jacket. Under his arm, he carries a volume of his masterpiece: Das Kapital. The Genius of Trier looks at us as he walks, impatient. The poster bears …

Cuban Drug Could Save Thousands of Lives in Coronavirus Pandemic

Cuban medicine could treat thousands of coronavirus patients as production of a “flagship” drug known to combat the disease is set to increase significantly, pharmaceutical bosses said at a press conference on Friday. President of the BioCubaFarma group Eduardo Martinez explained that the socialist island has developed 22 drugs that are set to be used …