SAVE THE DATE: Third Days of Action Against the Blockade

SAVE THE DATE: Third Days of Action Against the Blockade

The Institute for Policy Studies again joins the International Committee for Peace, Justice and Dignity along with other U.S. organizations in solidarity with Cuba, in starting to plan the Third Days of Action Against the Blockade from the 11th to the 16th of...
Cuba, Africa, and the World II

Cuba, Africa, and the World II

In honor of the legacy of the late leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, you are invited by a collective of movements to the second annual series “Cuba, Africa, and the World.” The core of this event will be a panel discussion that will include lively...
Film: All Guantánamo is Ours

Film: All Guantánamo is Ours

The word Guantánamo was popularized world-wide in 2002 when the U.S, Government opened a detention camp at the military base to detain more than 1,000 suspected terrorists there. Few know that the territory is a piece of land that belongs to Cuba, but has...
THROUGH CUBAN EYES

THROUGH CUBAN EYES

President Obama’s visit to Cuba is the first since U.S. President Calvin Coolidge landed in Havana in January of 1928. At this time of changing U.S.-Cuba relations and a post  Obama visit to Cuba, “THROUGH CUBAN EYES,” a panel featuring visitors...
Cuba Speaks for Itself

Cuba Speaks for Itself

Kenia Serrano — who is a parliamentarian in Cuba’s National Assembly — will talk about the struggle to end all U.S. economic, political, and travel sanctions against Cuba, the return of the illegally occupied Cuban territory of Guantanamo, and respect for...
September Days Against the Blockade

September Days Against the Blockade

After more than a half-century of Cold War estrangement the United States reopened its six-story embassy in Havana and Cuba raised a flag outside its own stately embassy in Washington last July. Despite this welcomed step the continuance of the U.S. blockade against...
One Year After Air Raids, Gaza Still in Ruins

One Year After Air Raids, Gaza Still in Ruins

After more than 12,000 homes were destroyed in the war along with another 100,000 damaged, Israel’s economic siege means construction materials have yet to reach areas most severely impacted, despite pledges of aid totaling more than $5 billion from the...
Cuba, Africa, and the World

Cuba, Africa, and the World

U.S. President Barack Obama and the Cuban President Raul Castro announced on December 17, 2014 the decision to normalize diplomatic ties between the USA and Cuba. This major historical moment needs to be contemplated. Particularly for the world, the new Latin America,...
Cuba and the US: What’s Next

Cuba and the US: What’s Next

Come to a panel discussion regarding the future of US-Cuban relations organized by participants of the Alternative Break Program at American University, who recently returned from Havana, Cuba. Panelists: Warnel Lores Mora, First Secretary of the Cuban Interests...

Activists in Boat Blocking Coal Ship at Brayton Point Coal Plant

Two Massachusetts men anchor lobster boat in Mount Hope Bay, call for immediate coal plant shutdown to avert climate change catastrophe Boston, MA – Activists have begun a blockade of an incoming coal ship at the Brayton Point Power plant, outside Fall River,...
Kerry’s Cuba Sanity

Kerry’s Cuba Sanity

One would have to go back to John Quincy Adams, who served in the U.S. diplomatic service from the age of 17, to find a predecessor better pedigreed than John Kerry to lead the U.S. State Department. The son of a diplomat, Kerry is a war veteran, senior senator, and...
National Network On Cuba Fall Meeting

National Network On Cuba Fall Meeting

Want to hear about the latest developments taking place in Cuba? Want to hear from groups in the United States involved in solidarity work with Cuba? Want to learn the latest developments in the case of the Cuban 5? Want to network with people from around the country...
US-Cuban Relations and the Jewish Community

US-Cuban Relations and the Jewish Community

The film, Will The Real Terrorist Please Stand Up is about the history of US-Cuban relations. The film addresses the cause of the Cuban Five, five Cubans who were tried and sentenced 14 years ago in Miami for anti-American activities. Their trial has been seen by most...
The World Stands with Cuba Against the United States

The World Stands with Cuba Against the United States

“The U.N. General Assembly voted overwhelming to condemn almost a half-century of U.S. sanctions against Cuba, demanding an end to what member states say is a Cold War anachronism that only hurts ordinary people.” -Anita Snow, Associated Press Just 90...