The interferon project began in 1981, after Fidel met U.S. doctor Randolph Lee Clark. Photo-Granma Archives

The history of interferon in Cuba, in use today to treat Covid-19

Note: Interferon Alpha 2B is used to treat various cancers (e.g., leukemia, melanoma, AIDS-related Kaposi’s sarcoma). It is also used to treat virus infections (e.g., chronic hepatitis B, chronic hepatitis C, condylomata acuminata). This medication […]

UNITE HERE Local 24 picketers at Detroit Metro Airport.

Delta Airline workers protest at Detroit airport

 By Detroit Fighting Words staff On February 14, 2020, about 100 UNITE HERE Local 24 members and supporters joined Delta Airlines catering workers protesting poverty wages and unaffordable health care. The protest took place at […]

Solidarity with Cuba

Final declaration of Cuba solidarity conference

By Anti-imperialist Solidarity Meeting for Democracy and against Neoliberalism From this Cuba with such solidarity, the first free territory in the Americas, recognizing the heroic resistance of its people and the victories attained over sixty […]


Ecuadoran General Strike Wins Concession on Fuel Subsidies

By Abayomi Azikiwe After days of mass demonstrations and work stoppages, the Ecuadorian people have illustrated their revolutionary tradition in the ongoing battle against the imposition of austerity. Beginning on October 3, people responded angrily […]

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla at UN on Sept 28 2019

Threats and coercion will not extract a single concession from Cuba

 Speech by Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, during the general debate of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, in New York, September 28, 2019. Reprinted from Granma (Council of State […]


Cuba Caravan visits Detroit on Juneteenth Day

By Abayomi Azikiwe Note: These following remarks were made by Abayomi Azikiwe at a public meeting held at the Cass Commons in Midtown Detroit on June 19 to celebrate the annual Cuba Caravan which arrived […]