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Why education in Cuba is a successful story?

The Cuban Government’s strong commitment to education is undeniable. The island’s economic situation makes educational triumphs even more surprising. Cuba’s achievements are not the result of miracles or coincidences. They are the result of years of effort, work, sacrifice and fulfilling crucial commitments with remarkably effective methods. In Cuba, education

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Latin America

What is social democracy?

One of our site’s primary purposes is to educate our readers on what socialist democracy means and how it differs from totalitarian socialism in countries like Cuba. What is social democracy? Social democracy is a type of political ideology that aims to establish democratic socialism, gradually, using reformist means without

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Social News

Social democracy, a worker’s alliance, and its partial history

Democracy is the most realistic way for diverse peoples to resolve their differences, and share power, and heal social divisions and inequalities without violence or repression. – Condoleezza Rice Social democracy is a political ideology that initially promoted in its early beginnings an evolutionary and peaceful transition of society from

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Latin America

Meet the Jews of Havana: The Small but Thriving Cuban Community You Didn’t Know Existed

A tightly-knit Jewish community (1200 people) whose members escaped the Spanish Inquisition and survived Castro’s revolution is there to stay, despite the challenges and uncertain future on the island. There is no Antisemitism in Cuba. The Cuban government celebrates Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights for Jews, every year. This holiday

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Latin America

Cuban President describes teaching history as essential in Cuba

Havana, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuba’s President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Tuesday described as essential the teaching and learning of history in the new generations for the ideological battle waged by the country. During a meeting with professors of the Enrique Jose Varona University of Pedagogical Sciences, the president stressed the

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Europe

What does Russia want for the New Year?

The secret of politics? Make a good treaty with Russia. – Otto Von Bismarck It is not clear to many the real intentions of Russia with Ukraine and in general unless you lived there for many years. Russia can stand alone on the strength of its natural resources and human

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Europe

Iran, Russia start joint naval drill in Indian Ocean; Why the Islamic republic is participating

Iran’s armed forces on Tuesday launched a joint naval drill with Russia in the north of the Indian Ocean designed to “enhance security” of maritime trade, state television reported. The “Maritime Security Belt Exercise” is to cover an area of 17,000 square kilometres (6,500 square miles) and include units from

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