Review: “Cuba & Angola: The War for Freedom” – Harry “Pombo” Villegas

“Cuba & Angola: The War for Freedom” is a firsthand account of Cuba’s internationalist mission in Angola. Within months of achieving independence from Portugal after more than 400 years of colonial rule, Angola was attacked by Zairean and South African forces and mercenaries. Between 1975-91, in response to a call for assistance by Angola’s leaders, 425,000 Cubans volunteers served in Angola, to defend the country … Continue reading Review: “Cuba & Angola: The War for Freedom” – Harry “Pombo” Villegas

An Open Letter to David Anderson, MP for Cypress Hills-Grasslands

Dear David Anderson, I am writing to express my disgust with your false and outright disgraceful polemic in the House of Commons recently about the death of Fidel Castro and the revolutionary government of Cuba. I’d like to respond to some of your criticisms of Castro and of the Cuban “communist regime.” Quoting an unnamed ‘Cuban friend’ of yours you claim that Cuban healthcare, far … Continue reading An Open Letter to David Anderson, MP for Cypress Hills-Grasslands