Cuba: A Father’s Day without Fear of Hugs

By Alejandra Garcia on June 16, 2022, from Havana

photo: Irene Perez

Every third Sunday of June, Cuban families celebrate Father’s Day, a tradition we inherited from the United States in 1938. But this Sunday will be different. (more…)

Summit of the Americas Flops While Workers Summit Exposes Cracks in the Imperial Façade

By Roger D. Harris on June 16, 2021

Workers Summit of the Americas, photo: Roger Harris

Valentín, the man next to us in line as we made our way across the international border, asked what we had been doing in Tijuana. (more…)

Ecuador: Fed up with Neoliberalism but Divided

By Ángel Guerra Cabrera on June 16, 2022

general strike in Ecuador, photo: RTVE

The indefinite national strike against the savage neoliberal policies of President Guillermo Lasso called by the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE) together with other social organizations entered its third day yesterday. (more…)

Julian Assange’s Wife’s Call to Fight Extradition

June 13, 2022

Julian Assange’s wife’s video, posted in May, about how the U.S. is seeking revenge against the WikiLeaks founder, has been viewed more than a million times on Twitter. (more…)

Che Guevara and The Possible World He Dreamed Of

By Alejandra Garcia on June 14, 2022, from Havana

photo: Bill Hackwell

Today, Cuba remembers Ernesto Che Guevara on the 94th anniversary of his birth in Rosario, Argentina. Although he was born in distant lands, the Caribbean island considers him its son, (more…)

Regional Leaders Snub Biden’s Summit of the Americas as Activists Hold ‘People’s Summit’

By José Luis Granados Ceja on June 10, 2022

People’s Summit ends with march of 2000 participants. photo: Bill Hackwell

The Summit of the Americas turned out to be a big embarrassment for Washington as several of the region’s leaders followed through on their commitment to skip the event over US President Joe Biden’s decision to exclude Venezuela, Cuba, and Nicaragua. (more…)

Bolivian Court Sentences Jeanine Áñez to 10 Years in Prison

June 11, 2022

The relatives of the victims of Jeanine Áñez’s regime demand justice, Photo: Josue Cortez

The First Anti-Corruption Sentencing Court of La Paz sentenced former de-facto Bolivian President Jeanine Áñez to 10 years in prison in the ‘Coup d’état II’ case on Friday, June 10. In the case, Áñez stood accused of crimes of acting against the constitution and illegally assuming the presidency of the country in November 2019, following a right-wing civic-military coup that overthrew democratically elected socialist President Evo Morales. (more…)

The Wars of the Third Millennium

By Geraldina Colotti on June 11, 2022

In this June of summits (especially summits of the powerful), the Bilderberg Club 2022 also took place. From the 2nd to the 5th, in the usual secrecy, the main decision-makers met in Washington, those who move the levers of the globalized world: (more…)

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