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Jose Barreiro


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Sovereignty Is the Big Winner in New Cuba Deal

Cuban sovereignty was the big winner—reaffirmed and finally respected—as Cuban President Raul Castro and U.S. President Barack Obama simultaneously announced historic new agreements that reestablish nation-to-nation relations between the two countries.The United States acquiesced, “capitulated,” some are saying, by admitting that a policy intended to isolate and subvert over...

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Andean Journal: Recovering Native Languages

Something of the sentiment and thrust current in the American Indian/Indigenous world of the Americas was evident in a recent session in Lima, Peru. It wasn’t the United Nations in New York but, in its own way, it was multinational and thus international.Several important Amazonian and Andean Native –...

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The Cacique in Havana: Visible at the Dawn of the 21st Century

A new consciousness of Cuban reality emerged as the cacique and his daughter stepped out from a 20-year trail and into indigenous and global history.In Havana, Cuba, early August, Native delegations from Guatemala, Nicaragua, Trinidad, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Peru, Chile, gathered at the Cuban intellectual center, Casa de Americas,...

Barreiro: Immigration issue sparks American racism

Perhaps the flare-up of the immigration issue started out more legitimately. Certainly there are serious problems with waves of hundreds of thousands of people entering any country illegally. But like the head of a monstrous snake coming out of a thorny bush, the issue has grown its own viper...

Native Currents

The beginning of respectEditor's note: The following is an excerpt from a statement Dr. Barreiro gave April 16 at the Organization of American States negotiation on the draft Inter-American Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Washington, D.C.American Indian people, or American indigenous, which is perhaps more have...

Native Currents

The beginning of respect Editor;s note: The following is an excerpt from a statement Dr. Barreiro gave April 16 at the Organization of American States negotiation on the draft Inter-American Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Washington, D.C. American Indian people, or American indigenous, which is perhaps more have...