Tag Archives: Cuba

Looking Back: Anti-US Sentiments in Latin America on the 60th Anniversary of Castro’s Movement

On July 26, 1953, Fidel Castro led an assault on the Moncada Barracks in Santiago de Cuba.  While the attack failed, that date became the namesake of Castro’s revolutionary movement – M 26-7, or Movimiento 26 Julio – and marked … Continue reading

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Venezuela’s Political Paralysis

Since the April 14th presidential elections, Venezuela has been in a state of political paralysis not seen since 2002-2003.  The narrow victory by President Nicolas Maduro over Henrique Capriles has led to extreme polarization – Capriles has challenged the election … Continue reading

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President Chavez Returns to Cuba as Venezuela Prepares for Fresh Elections

Having won October’s presidential election, Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez has returned to Cuba for additional cancer treatments. In a letter to the National Assembly on Tuesday November 27th, the President stated that the trip was ordered by his doctor to … Continue reading

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