A large crowd gathered to watch the flag raising; they cheered as the Cuban flag flew over the embassy for the first time in 54 years.
Greek banks are on the point of running out of money and all aspects of the economy are in dire straits; Greece will not even be able to import food.
Imprisoned Swazi human rights leader Mario Masuku and student activist Maxwell Dlamini were granted bail by the Supreme Court of Swaziland.
The South African Communist Party's Special National Congress took stock of a range of problems besetting South Africa's young democracy.
The Communist Party of South Sudan is calling for inclusive negotiations which bring together all parties, factions, and groups affected by this war.
Cuba and the U.S. will soon open embassies in their two capital cities, ending 54 years of no diplomatic relations. Yet normal bi-national relations are unlikely.
Puerto Rico is unable to pay back its $72 billion dollar deficit and announced that the island's economy is on the verge of collapse.
This courageous vote hit usually smug politicians and bankers so hard you could almost hear their teeth rattle.
An event of great importance is scheduled for Sunday, July 5, in Greece.
Since 2010, Greece has accepted harsh austerity requirements imposed by the Troika, in exchange for further loans to keep the government and economy afloat.