Gerardo Femina

Former president of the Community for Human Development in Italy, engaged in social, political and cultural activity. For 20 years he has lived in Prague, where he was among the promoters of the campaign "Europe for Peace" and the protest against the so-called Missile Shield, that the United States wanted to install in the Czech Republic. He writes about politics and social matters. In recent years he has dedicated himself to the construction of the Park of Study and Reflection in the Czech Republic.

The US embargo against Cuba. Interview with Cuban Ambassador to the Czech Republic

For more than 60 years, a US economic embargo has hit Cuba and several UN resolutions have not been enough to put an end to these sanctions. The issue is also very topical because thanks to the numerous solidarity missions…

Cuba: the embargo, the vaccine, the right to health and the white rose

A few days ago I met with Alonso Mederos, the Cuban Ambassador in Prague, for an interview on the topic of the pandemic and vaccines. Cuba is working intensively, testing five vaccines, two of which are already in phase III.…

Cuban Vaccine Ready in July. Interview with the Cuban Ambassador to the Czech Republic

Mr Danilo Alonso Mederos, Cuban ambassador in Prague, gave us this interview on the subject of the Covid-19 pandemic, vaccines and the right to health. All over the world there is a struggle to win the Covid-19 pandemic. There are…

A demonstration in Prague

Yesterday, a demonstration held in Prague against the steps taken by the government to face the Covid epidemic, turned into a tough fight between protesters and police. The protest was planned to start at 2:00 P.M. and according to the…

¿Madness or inspiration?: Great Celebration in Prague’s Charles Bridge

Yesterday, Prague celebrated both the end of the pandemic and the arrival of the longed-for summer holidays. The organizer, Ondřej Kobza, highlighted the importance of socializing and connecting with others. He chose the Karlsbrücke (Charles Bridge) particularly because, unlike walls,…

Coronavirus in Europe: is the priority health or business?

Europe must study what has been done in China and what is being done in Korea and Italy against the coronavirus in order to imitate and improve the effective measures that have been taken. On 7 January, a few weeks…

An Italian abroad in coronavirus times

The urgency of the moment is undoubtedly how to stop or at least slow down this epidemic and certainly not the time to dwell on obnoxious controversies or secondary issues. But it is impossible to stop the tumult of thoughts…

Markets: The enemy shows its face

Recent events have clearly demonstrated the great role and power of the so-called markets. The words of the European Budget Commissioner, Günther Oettinger, “The markets will teach the Italians how to vote correctly” are unequivocal. In fact, this is a…

The Flat Tax: Stealing from the middle class to give to the rich?

In most parts of the world and also in Italy there is a progressive tax system. Progressive because the rate increases with increasing income: if I earn 1000 I pay 10 but if I earn 10000 I don’t pay 100…

Susi Snyder: soon all nuclear weapons will be declared illegal

Pressenza interviewed Susi Snyder at IPB World Congress in Berlin “Disarm! For a climate of Peace”. According to Susi Snyder we are reaching the point where all nuclear weapons will be declared illegal. Let’s hope that in 2017 we will…

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