Past Episodes

Gloria La Riva. Cuba, Venezuela, Bolivia

Gloria La Riva is Coordinator, United States National Committee to Free the Cuban Five and active in the ANSWER Coalition. She led a delegation to the recent World Social Forum in Venezuela where ANSWER. held a workshop on the U.S. anti-war movement. She also frequently travels to Cuba. She speaks about the increasing ties between Venezuela and Cuba, the US attempts to oust Chavez and Castro, and the gains in Cuba now that the “special period” is over.

Unemployment in Cuba, even according to the CIA, is 1.9%, they recently sent 1,400 doctors to the quake ravaged areas of Pakistan, impressive accomplishments by any reckoning.

Recorded at a Party for Socialism and Liberation Forum in Los Angelos -- March 10, 2006.

(29:08, 10.0 MB)

SOURCE: Politics in the Zeroes (a great resource blog & podcast focusing on the anti war movement and based in Los Angelos)

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