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Tourism sector workers claim their labor rights are violated

HAVANA, Cuba. – A survey undertaken by Asociación Sindical Independiente de Cuba (Independent Labour Association of Cuba, ASIC by its Spanish acronym), among state workers from the tourism industry corroborated that many of these workers were facing labour “difficulties”, even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit Cuba. The non-governmental organization has compiled several testimonies by tourism […]

The Telegraph: “Without the Embargo, Cuba Could Become the Next Great Cruise Ship Vacation Destination”

MIAMI, United States. – The British daily newspaper The Telegraph, whose print run is among the largest within and beyond the United Kingdom, stated that Cuba, without the economic and financial embargo imposed on the island, “could be the next great cruise ship vacation destination.” The paper indicates that Cuba’s location “temptingly close to the […]

How Intelligent is Your Country?

(Illustration: Thinkstock) MONTANA, United States. ─ An intelligence quotient or IQ is a measure of human intelligence derived from standardized tests. By test design, 95 percent of all IQ scores fall between 70 and 130 with 2.5 percent of the population above 130 classified as gifted or genius, and the 2.5 percent below 70 considered […]

Karl Marx is not in the U.S. Constitution

The Constitutional Convention of 1787 (Picture: File/AP) MONTANA, United States. – According to a nationwide survey commissioned by Columbia Law School in 2002, almost two-thirds of Americans thought that Karl Marx’s maxim “From each according to his ability, to each according to his needs” was written by the Framers and included in the U.S. Constitution. […]