Angola: Cuban Cooperation in Agriculture Praised

Cuba's contribution to agriculture inAngolaKuito — The provincial director of the National Company of Agricultural Mechanisation (MECANAGRO) in central Bié , Felizardo Brito Capepula, Thursday in Kuito praised the technical assistance provided by Cuba for the increase of production.

Felizardo Brito Capepula said the Cuban technicians have been making a great contribution in central Bié province concerning technical assistance and training of personnel in the agricultural sector.

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Dr. Fuhrman: The Nutritional Research Foundation

As 2012 comes to a close, increasing rates of diet-related diseases plague our world, including exploding rates of cancers, heart disease and diabetes. There is doom and gloom predicted for our healthcare system. Sadly, dangerous nutritional practices are ubiquitously the norm.

fruits and vegetablesThis year The Nutritional Research Foundation, was launched, a non-profit organization committed to promoting research using a high-nutrient, whole foods regimen to prevent and reverse diseases. As Chairman of the Board and Research Director of the NRF, I am committed to creating the research supporting the effectiveness of high-nutrient diets in eliminating devastating diet-related diseases.

Already this year, the Foundation has completed Phase I of an important study on the DHA Continue reading

US Progressive Movement Could Influence Washington’s Decisions on Cuba

Source: Cuban New Agency
HAVANA, Cuba, Dec 26 (ACN) Andres Gomez, president of the Antonio Maceo Solidarity Brigade, stressed the need for  the US progressive movement to gain strength in order to influence Washington’s decisions, particularly those related to Cuba.

State Terrorism against Cuba
“Washington promotes state terrorism against the Caribbean island and supports a Continue reading

Xi learns from Raul

Chinese VP Xi Jinping and Raul CastroSource: South China Morning Post,
Wang Xiangwei

In a recent internal speech to explain the new working practices, Xi said he drew inspiration from his meetings with Raul Castro during his visit to Cuba in June last year, according to several people briefed about the speech.

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CCHR: Dozens of high profile school shootings/killings tied to psychiatric drug use

Source:  Citizens Commission on Human Rights International

Citizens-Commission-on-Human-Rights-InternationalCCHR: At least 14 school shooters were under the influence of psychiatric drugs documented to cause mania, psychosis, hostility, aggression and homicidal ideation.

Fact: Despite 22 international drug regulatory warnings on psychiatric drugs citing effects of mania, hostility, violence and even homicidal ideation, and dozens of high-profile school shootings/killings tied to psychiatric drug use, there has yet to be a federal investigation on the link between psychiatric drugs and acts of senseless violence.

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The Sandy Hook Solution?

Source:  Granma International

sandy hook elementaryTHE response was to be expected, a timely entrepreneurial one, meant to reap profit and create a ‘need’ to consume: buy a bulletproof backpack for your little one. Good businessmen don’t miss an opportunity.

This kind of protection from the criminal minds of a sick society has occurred to companies like Amendment II, a cynically selected name referring to the U.S. Constitution’s Second Amendment which grants private citizens the right to bear arms, 300 million of whom, within a population of 350 million, do so.

Six months ago, the company introduced three different backpack models, one for Continue reading

Self taught teen from Sierra Leone invited to MIT Media Lab; youngest ever

Youngest visiting practitioner at 16 years old runs a radio station he built himself

Sierre Leone's Kelvin-DoeAt 16 years of age, Kelvin Doe or DJ Focus is the youngest person ever to be invited to MIT Media Lab as a Visiting Practitioner. Even more remarkable is that Doe lives in Sierra Leone, an African nation on the path to recovery from civil war, and he’s already an accomplished, self-taught maker. Prior to his visit, he had never traveled more than 10 miles from his town.

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Evo Morales: We are at the beginning of the age of light, let’s rebuild democracy and politics, transfer power to the poor

evo morales president of boliviaOn this 21 December, the first day of ’Pachakuti’ (…) let us witness the end of this age of violence against human beings and nature and let us move into a new age. An age where human beings and Mother Earth are one, and where all people live in harmony and balance with the entire cosmos. (…) 

Reblogged from   21centurymanifesto

 by Jean Ortiz

On December 21, Evo Morales, President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia chose to celebrate the Summer Solstice on the Island of the Sun. Here he gave a speech: “The Manifesto of the Island of the Sun”. In view of its importance, this text deserves to be widely known, and we have translated some passages that seem most representative.

A new dawn to give hope to the people

“From the island of the sun, from our sacred Lake Titicaca, we tell you that we are here on December 21, not to await the end of the world (…), but on this new dawn to give hope to Continue reading

Cuba’s Agriculture: From the worst to the best

Source:  Monthly Review Press

“No other country in the world has achieved this level of success with a form of agriculture that uses the ecological services of biodiversity and reduces food miles, energy use, and effectively closes local production and consumption cycles”

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