Sydney, 8th of November 2017. At the offices of the Maritime Union of Australia, the centenary of the October Socialist Revolution was commemorated as part of an activity organized by the representation of the Australian Communist Party in Sydney.
Many interventions were made that recalled the importance of the Russian Revolution and urged to continue the struggle for the vindication of the working class.
Albury, 23th of October 2017. The photo exhibition Fidel es Fidel by the outstanding Cuban filmmaker and photographer Roberto Chile was presented in Albury on October 21st and 22nd as part of an initiative organized by the Australian-Cuban Solidarity Association in Victoria and supported by the Embassy of Cuba in Australia.
The vice mayor of Albury, Amanda Cohn, also attended the opening session.
The attendees enjoyed the 17 snapshots, taken by Roberto Chile's masterful lens, of the Eternal Commander between 2005 and 2012.
This article is a reflection on the application of the Cuban literacy methodology Yo, Sí Puedo to the Australian setting. The Yo, Sí Puedo / Yes, I Can! model developed in Cuba by the Instituto Pedagógico Latinoamericano y Caribeño, IPLAC (Institute of Pedagogy for Latin America and the Caribbean) has been successfully implemented across the Global South as a strategy of adult literacy. It is a legacy of our Latin American revolutionary roots, with its origin in the Freirean pedagogy of the oppressed.
The State Department reports in a statement, the decision of the US Government to reduce the staff of its Embassy in Havana. Cuba considers that this is a hasty decision that will affect bilateral relations.
During the passage of Hurricane Irma over a large part of our country, the provinces most affected were Camagüey, Ciego de Ávila, Sancti Spíritus and Villa Clara. Others such as Guantánamo, Holguín, Las Tunas, Cienfuegos, Matanzas, Mayabeque, and La Habana also suffered damage