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Tuesday, December 30, 2014

More news about Cuba.

I think readers will forgive me, beacuse of the importance of this subject generally and now, if I give you more links to Democracy Now! concerning Cuba.

18 December 2014
Obama announces historic restoration of diplomatic ties with Cuba. This broadcast has several interesting items. Here is the link:


25 December 2014
More news about Cubans and Americans fighting for justice for Cuba. There might be a slight repetition of items in a previous blog post. If this is the case please take it as a late Christmas present. Here in the link:


Monday, December 29, 2014

Welcome progress in US / Cuba relations.

No doubt we're all selighted with the partical apporchement between the USA and Cuba. On 17 December Democracy Now! broadcast an interview with Rene Gonzalez. One of the Cuban 5. Here is the link:


Later that day, Deomcracy Now! broadcast an interview with Saul Landau, an award-winning journalist, film-maker, author and professor, who made more than 45 films and wrote 14 books, many about Cuba. He died in 2013 at the age of 77. Here is the link:


Reading into the US Congressional Record.

I'm sorry tht I'm behind with my blog posts. However, here's an interesting one! It's a link to the issue of Democracy Now! of 16 December 2014 which contains a two-part interview with former Senator Mike Gravel.

Part one:

Part two

What's this about? Some will remember or know about the reading in to the Congressional Record of the Pentagon Papers in order to bring it to wider knowledge. It's now suggested that the same thing be done for the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence report concerning CIA torture.