Cuba: desafíos para un aniversario

por Armando Chaguaceda Noriega[1. Politólogo e historiador. Profesor del Campus Virtual de CLACSO, miembro de la Cátedra Haydeé Santamaría” de la Asociación Hermanos Saìz (Cuba), doctorante de la Universidad Veracruzana.] English version Arena de pasiones encontradas, mitos ideológicos y conquistas sociales, Cuba conmemorará en este enero el medio siglo del histórico triunfo revolucionario de 1959. […]

The Role Of Religion In The Ogaden Conflict

Mohammed Mealin Seid, Independent lawyer Introduction For a long time Ethiopia’s Somali Regional State or Ogaden has been a theatre of violent confrontation between the Somalis living there and the Ethiopian authorities. Through history such conflicts have been launched under different pretexts by different groups (Hagmann, 2005). Religion played a prominent role in the campaigns […]

Cuba: Challenges for an Anniversary

by Armando Chaguaceda Noriega versión español This January marks the half-century anniversary of Cuba’s historic revolutionary triumph of 1959: an arena for discovered passions, ideological myths and social conquests. Cuba will celebrate while confronting contrasting realities. The island is the only country in Latin America to achieve the United Nations Millennium Development goals; infant mortality […]