The time is overdue for justice-minded people to organize to secure terrorist Luis Posada's extradition to Venezuela.
At the Cuban Communist Party's sixth congress, it was an occasion for remembering and rededication.
Party leaders stressed that even though some of the proposals may seem radical, their purpose is not to dismantle, but to strengthen Cuba's socialist system.
President Evo Morales' socialist government is close to warding off a challenge to its staying power.
The most left-wing presidential candidate came from behind and bested a whole array of right-wing candidates to enter a runoff election.
Two sets of realities are opposed: a small, wealthy, U.S.-backed minority and popular mobilization, always in the background, but now gathering new strength.
Paramilitary forces have displaced over four million rural people from 16 million acres of land.