Sunday, 25 February , 2024

Literacy

How Russia Made 100 Million People Literate

What changes were made to improve the astonishingly low literacy rates in the USSR? By Ethan Friend Dec 13, 2019 It was vitally important that the Communists...

From Diego Maradona’s farewell to Fidel Castro (four years ago)

Not everyone can bury a dictatorship and challenge it in the face of the American Empire. Not everyone can eliminate illiteracy in one year....

Sanders defends comments praising Castro’s Cuba: ‘The truth is the truth’

By Paul LeBlanc, CNN February 25, 2020 Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday stood by his partial defense of Fidel Castro's Cuban revolution, stating bluntly:...

What is at stake in Bolivia’s presidential election?

Bolivia’s citizens will vote for their president and legislators on October 20 October 19, 2019 In this explainer, we look at the key candidates, the record...

Cuba’s ‘Si Yo Puedo’ Helps Panama Cut Illiteracy in Half

8 September 2018 The largest percentage of those who are illiterate in Panama is concentrated in the comarca of Ngabe-Bugle and the provinces of Veraguas...

Τhe Cuban Health, Literacy and Solidarity Miracle – Even the Enemy...

Cuba is an impoverished island that remains largely cut off from the world and lies about 4,500 miles from the West African nations where Ebola is spreading at an alarming rate. Yet, having pledged to deploy hundreds of medical professionals to the front lines of the pandemic, Cuba stands to play the most robust role among the nations seeking to contain the virus.