Yesterday Cuba and the US opened embassies in each others' capitals after fifty-four years without diplomatic relations and with much strife. [tag]
Today, the Palestine Chronicle publishes a memo about Che Guevara's visit to Gaza in 1959, following the first meeting of the non-aligned movement. A number of third world organizations grew out of that movement, leading, ultimately, to the most powerful, the BRICS, which groups Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. A moving document, at a time when the PLO makes plans to haul Israel in front of an international tribunal for its continued Gaza brutalities.