Iván Barreto Lopez and Marianniz Díaz Hernández spoke to students and staff at the University of Sydney about Cuba's remarkable achievements in spite of the punishing US blockade. Rachel Evans reports.
Iván Barreto López from the Cuban Institute for Friendship Among the Peoples (ICAP) spoke to Alex Bainbridge about ending the US-imposed blockade of Cuba which he said has impacted “every Cuban”.
Two young Cubans, currently touring Australia with the Australia-Cuba Friendship Society, are speaking at a public meeting on Cuba’s challenges and latest achievements. Allen Jennings reports.
United States President Joe Biden has announced a dramatic expansion of restrictions on people from Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua and Haiti seeking asylum at the US border with Mexico, writes Barry Sheppard.
Peter Boyle spoke about the new wave of protests sparked by harsh anti-COVID-19 restrictions with Choo Chon Kai, who is working with the movement for democracy in China.
Don Fitz explores the intertwined reasons behind why life expectancy in the United States dropped almost three years between 2019–21, while, in Cuba, it rose by 0.2 years.
A rank-and-file ticket is contesting executive and council positions in the WA branch of the Australian Nursing Federation in late October. Chris Jenkins, who is part of it, reports.
The New South Wales Supreme Court is hearing a challenge that aims to overturn NSW Police fines against protesters during the COVID-19 pandemic. Jim McIlroy reports.
The Medical Board of Australia is trying to censor remote general practitioner and emergency doctor David Berger for his views on how to manage the pandemic. Robert Austin Henry reports.
Emergency department nurses at Blacktown and Westmead Hospitals walked out of work to protest unsustainable work conditions. Jim McIlroy reports.
Australia is not well prepared for the new COVID-19 wave because public health took a hit over the first two years of the pandemic. Alex Bainbridge canvasses measures that could keep us safe.
Britain’s impressively dishonest and disorganised right-wing Prime Minister Boris Johnson is leaving office, and just about everybody is pleased to see the back of him, writes Derek Wall.
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