By Lisa Karpova | Pravda.ru The hunger strike was held in the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, according to lawyers, involving over a hundred inmates. Prison officials argue that fasting prisoners are about 40 -, two months have already passed amid signs of deteriorating health and increased desperation of the prisoners. Last Sunday, the [...]Read More →
RT | PrinceVega The US Southern Command (Southcom) has requested $49 million to build a new prison building at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba “for special detainees” as well as carry out other “necessary” renovations, US media reveal. The proposed facility is an apparent replacement for Camp 7, which was constructed to hold 14 “high-value” detainees – including [...]Read More →
ENS-Newswire A rise in cholera cases in the Cuban capital Havana is being traced back to parts of the country hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy, the worst natural disaster to strike Cuba in half a century. The Cuban government is saying little about reported cases of cholera. But doctors who have recorded new cases of [...]Read More →
ANI The Soviet Union had secretly planned to leave over 100 nuclear weapons in Cuba after the end of the Cuban Missile Crisis but were so scared by Fidel Castro’s instability that they made up a law to retrieve them, according to a report. Documents released by the US National Security Archive disclose how close [...]Read More →
IANS | NewKerala Cuban scientists said they have concluded the second round of the clinical trial of a potential vaccine against prostate cancer. Urologist Ranfis Rodriguez Monday said 56 patients, who were vaccinated in two hospitals, showed a remarkable improvement in their condition, reported Xinhua. A decrease in specific prostate tumour antigens was observed with little [...]Read More →
Moment when JF Kennedy was mocked by top generals behind his back during Cuban Missile Crisis caught on tape!
ANI Former US President John F Kennedy’s top generals were actually bad-mouthing him behind his back, when the Cuban Missile Crisis has reached its peak in 1962, a new tape has revealed. When the former US President left the room, Marine Corps Commandant General David Shoup said that ‘Kennedy was doing things ‘piecemeal’ and needed a talking to’. [...]Read More →
By ChillyManjaro | The Watchers Power failed across a large swath of western Cuba on Sunday night, plunging millions of people into darkness including those in the capital of Havana and at the popular beach resort of Varadero. The outage knocked out air-conditioning units and electric fans on a sweltering late-summer Caribbean night. Other cities [...]Read More →