Articles by Resumen

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Stop the Massacres in Haiti; End U.S. and UN Support for the Criminal Regime of Jovenel Moise
Haiti Action Committee | Resumen - TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Oct 2020

6 Oct 2020 – The human rights crisis under the US-backed dictatorship of Jovenel Moise has continued to widen and deepen with the proliferation of “Tonton Macoutes” style death squad repression across the country.

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The Pandemic of Hunger
Frei Betto | Resumen - TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jun 2020

23 Jun 2020 – Farmers can no longer bring their products to market to sell them. They must hand them over to a middleman who resells them to the system that processes, transports, packages and distributes them to the points of sale. Today it is the banks, multinationals and pension funds that dominate the food market and promote speculation through commodity derivatives. When there is an interruption in that chain, farmers are forced to burn or bury the products. A crime against humanity practiced in honor of the god of Capital.

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Leading by Example: Cuba in the Covid-19 Pandemic
Helen Yaffe | Resumen - TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Jun 2020

4 Jun 2020 – That a small island nation, subjected to hundreds of years of colonialism and imperialism and, since the Revolution of 1959, six decades of the criminal United States blockade, can play such an exemplary role is due to Cuba’s socialist system. The central plan directs national resources according to a development strategy which prioritises human welfare and community participation, not private profit.

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Bolivia: The Open Veins Are Bleeding Six Months after the Coup
Verónica Zapata | Resumen - TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 May 2020

On 10 Nov 2019 a violent coup d’état took place in Bolivia navigated by the U.S. and with the backing of the armed forces, the police and paramilitary groups forcing Evo Morales to resign at gunpoint. The objective was to regain control of lithium and to erase a government with an indigenous face that for the first time since the genocidal conquest of America had come to power.

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Cuba’s COVID-19 Medical Brigades Are Not Medical Diplomacy but International Solidarity at Its Finest
Bill Hackwell | Resumen - TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 May 2020

26 Apr 2020 – On the growing number of Cuban medical brigades fighting the Coronavirus pandemic around the world.

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Door by Door the Cuban Government Delivers Immune Boosting Medicine to the People
Susana Hurlich | Resumen - TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Apr 2020

Taking the Concept of “Solutions-Oriented Peace Journalism” to New Heights

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Venezuela’s Coronavirus Response Might Surprise Some
Leonardo Flores | Resumen - TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Mar 2020

26 Mar 2020 – Within a few hours of being launched, over 800 Venezuelans in the U.S. registered for an emergency flight from Miami to Caracas through a website run by the Venezuelan government. This flight, offered at no cost, was proposed by President Nicolás Maduro when he learned that 200 Venezuelans were stuck in the United States following his government’s decision to stop commercial flights as a preventative coronavirus measure.

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Nicaragua: Advancing Social Equality and Food Sovereignty
Carissa Brands | Resumen - TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Mar 2020

20 Mar 2020 – Other than the economy still recuperating from the attempted coup of 2018, the Nicaraguan people continue their struggle to remain independent and out of the grips of the neoliberal orbit of US imperialism. Despite the crippling effects of US sanctions, the Sandinista government of Daniel Ortega has made significant social advances since it came to power in 2007

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Haiti Ten Years after the Earthquake
Resumen | Haiti Action Committee – TRANSCEND Media Service, 17 Feb 2020

10 Feb 2020 – January 12 marked 10 years since the 2010 earthquake in Haiti that killed more than 300,000 people and left an estimated 1.3 million more homeless. Much of the greater Port-au-Prince region laid in ruins, including the presidential palace, 17 of 19 ministries, and many schools and hospitals. Entire neighborhoods leveled, power outages, roads blocked with rubble, some still not removed. The United States government militarized the emergency aid. They sent in thousands of troops to provide “security,” when Haitians needed food, water, and medical care.

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(Castellano) En Bolivia como en Palestina
Carlos Aznárez | Resumen Latinoamericano – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Nov 2019

20 nov 2019 – Bolivia se está pareciendo a Palestina. Esta dictadura boliviana de hoy, baleando desde helicópteros o tanquetas, torturando y asesinando, tiene además un odio de clase contra quienes gracias a un gobierno popular y revolucionario. En Palestina, el ocupante no solo se apodera de territorios, expulsando a los habitantes nativos, demoliendo sus viviendas y destruyendo sus cultivos, sino que también manifiesta un profundo odio hacia quienes, a pesar de las continuas persecuciones y masacres, mantienen un perfil de resistencia política y sobre todo cultural.

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In Bolivia as in Palestine
Carlos Aznarez | Resumen – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Nov 2019

20 Nov 2019 – Bolivia resembles Palestine these days. This unfolding Bolivian dictatorship, which orders its military and police to repress the indigenous-peasant people, are shooting from helicopters or tanks, torturing and murdering. In Palestine, the occupier not only seizes territories, expelling the native inhabitants, demolishing their homes and destroying their crops, but also manifests a deep hatred towards those who, in spite of continuous persecution and massacres, maintain a profile of political and above all cultural resistance.

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The Puerto Rican People and their Combative Spirit
Carlos Aznarez | Resumen – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jul 2019

23 Jul 2019 – Current events in Puerto Rico are clear evidence that when people are challenged beyond the limits of their patience they just explode, leading to the possibility of unpredictable consequences.

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The Little Known Story/History of the Chernobyl Children Cured in Cuba
Miguel Faure Polloni | Resumen – TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Jul 2019

In 1990, the Cuban government headed by Fidel Castro treated more than 25,000 children, accompanied by their families, who were victims of the tragedy from Ukraine, Russia and Belarus, in the Tarará pediatric hospital. Most of them had thyroid cancer and leukemia from exposition to iodine-131 or caesium-137. They also suffered from deformities, muscular atrophy, skin disease, and stomach problems.

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Cuban Five Hero Declares His Solidarity with Julian Assange
Yimel Diaz | Resumen – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Apr 2019

12 Apr 2019 – Hernandez who is currently a Deputy of the Cuban National Assembly and Vice Dean of the Higher Institute of International Relations spent 16 years in U.S. prisons. He commented, through his own experience that if Assange is extradited to the U.S. nothing good will happen to him. “We witnessed how they were always trying to distort the truth as a way of demonizing us.

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Haiti: Police Repression Escalates on Anniversary of the Battle of Vertieres
Resumen – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Nov 2018

Sunday November 18, 2018, was the 215th anniversary of the victory at the battle of Vertieres when Haitians won a decisive battle against French forces in 1803, leading to the declaration of Haitian independence. People all over Haiti marked the occasion with massive protests against the theft of billions of dollars of Petrocaribe funds provided to the Haitian government by Venezuela.

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Democratic Space in Adverse Times: Milestone at Haiti’s University of the Aristide Foundation
Leslie Mullin | Resumen – TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Apr 2018

“Haiti vitally needs a safe space where young people can come together, think country and construct a future under difficult circumstances… an institution that will address national issues and seek viable solutions to national problems. Dreams of working, prospering and changing Haiti – not chasing after a foreign visa or a job with a foreign NGO. This is UniFA’s commitment.”
— Mildred Aristide

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What Is Happening in Haiti Is a Genuine Anti-Imperialist Popular Revolt
Carlos Aznárez, Resumen Latinoamericano – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Feb 2016

23 Jan 2016 – Port-au-Prince and other Haitian cities are today the stage of the largest popular uprising in decades of the suffering Haitian nation.

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