by Lamiat Sabin
MORE than four million children are in poverty, new government statistics show as household incomes “ground to a halt” and absolute poverty rose last year.
And nearly three quarters (70 per cent) of children on the breadline had at least one parent in work. according to new data revealed today by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).Read More »
Granma | March 28, 2019
President Díaz-Canel visits Venezuelan patients being treated by Cuban doctors. Photo: Estudio Revolución
The history of Cuban international collaboration is marked by adherence to ethical precepts established in our state’s conduct and positions. Our government does not interfere in the internal affairs of any country and respects national sovereignty and international law. The hundreds of thousands of compatriots who provide their services on five continents believe in, and abide by, these principles. Thus, strengthened by these beliefs, we work in the homeland of Bolívar and Chávez.Read More »
Granma | March 28, 2019
The Council of State, in a meeting held Monday, March 25, convened an extraordinary session of the National Assembly of People’s Power, this coming Wednesday, April 10, at 9:00 am, in the Convention Center, to proclaim the new Constitution of the Republic of Cuba, approved by the Cuban people in a referendum on February 24, this year.Read More »
by Glen Ford
The “Deep State” escalated a dispute within the U.S. corporate electoral duopoly into a geopolitical crisis, an “attack on America”. Robert Mueller has finally put a plug in the noxious fart that has oozed for almost three years from the conjoined bowels of the Democratic Party and the national security state — but the stain remains, and may yet be lethal to us all.Read More »
After debunking Washington’s lies about the burning of “humanitarian aid” trucks on the Venezuelan/Colombian border (more than two weeks after being scooped by independent journalists), the New York Times quickly reverted to form in an article by Nicholas Casey headlined “‘It is Unspeakable’: How Maduro Used Cuban Doctors to Coerce Voters” (3/17/19).Read More »
LAST month, Apple and Google were put under intense public pressure to remove an app hosted on their platforms.
This app, launched in 2015 by the Saudi Arabian government, Absher, tracks the whereabouts of women, allowing men to control the women whose guardianship they handle.Read More »
by Henry Allan
Several recently released studies have documented the accelerating changes to Earth’s oceans as a result of climate change, including a reduction in the oxygen content, which is threatening vast swaths of marine life. One of the most prominent is an article in the February 25 issue of Scientific American, headlined, “The Ocean is Running Out of Breath, Scientists Warn.”Read More »