Por Jesse Jackson Fidel Castro, el líder cubano desde hace casi seis décadas, murió a los 90 años en La Habana. El Washington Post ofreció testimonios que condenaban el gobierno autoritario de Castro. [...]
By Jesse Jackson Fidel Castro, Cuba’s leader for almost six decades, has died at 90 in Havana. The Washington Post featured testimonies condemning Castro’s authoritarian government. A revolutionary, a brutal dictator who sided [...]
The Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra departed on its 11-day Cuba Tour earlier this week. The 57 youth orchestra members will give concerts in Cienfuegos, Santa Clara, and Havana.
Diplomatic relations between Cuba and the US have been officially restored after 50 years. In a historic ceremony on Monday, the Cuban flag was raised to mark the opening of the Cuban embassy in [...]
By Paul Rockwell Congresswoman Barbara Lee played a pivotal role in bringing about the historic normalization of relations between the U.S and Cuba. Lee traveled to Cuba 21 times, organized baseball diplomacy, and brought [...]
After fighting for improving relations between Cuba and the U.S. for 37 years, Congresswoman Barbara is savoring the moment – the formal announcement recently that President Barack Obama is beginning to break down the walls [...]
Representatives were recruiting for the Latin American School of Medicine, or Escuela Latinoamericana de Medicina (ELAM) in East Oakland this past weekend, offering students between the ages of 18-24 a chance to study medicine in [...]
When President Barack Obama called on the world to contribute to fighting Ebola in West Africa, the response was, as the Wall Street Journal reported, “underwhelming.”