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Venezuela Demands Probe as Foreign Ship Enters Its Waters, Sinks Coast Guard Vessel

April 1, 2020

The Latin American nation was put on alert last month after the US Justice Department issued criminal charges against top officials, including President Nicolas Maduro, and offered millions of dollars in reward money for their arrest or prosecution over alleged drug smuggling operations. (more…)

Farmworkers  Are “Essential” But Excluded, Awaiting the Virus

By David Bacon on April 1, 2020

Farmworkers harvesting lettuce in close proximity. Photo: David Bacon

In fields and rural communities across the United States the nation’s 2.5 million agricultural laborers are waiting for the shoe to drop – for the first cases of coronavirus among (more…)

Brazil and Argentina: Two Different Approaches to the Pandemic

By Ángel Guerra on March 29, 2020

The AP news agency reports that Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is promoting a campaign against the coronavirus quarantine. The president and his son Flavio have appealed to (more…)

Brazil Supreme Court Asks to Suspend Bolsonaro for 180 Days

March 31, 2020

Marco Aurélio Mello, a Minister of Brazil’s Supreme Court, sent the Attorney General’s Office a request to suspend President Jair Bolsonaro from his post for 180 days for committing (more…)

The World Rediscovers Cuban Medical Internationalism

By Helen Yaffe on March 30, 2020

Cuban doctors setting up ICU field hospital in Lombardy Italy

Just weeks ago, in late February 2020, US Democratic Senator Bernie Sanders was vilified by the US establishment for acknowledging education and healthcare achievements in revolutionary Cuba. (more…)

Eight Countries Demand Lifting of U.S. Killer Sanctions

UN General Secretary Antonio Guterres

The representatives of the governments of China, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Cuba, Iran, Nicaragua, Russia, Syria and Venezuela to the United Nations have (more…)

Diplomatic Note of Protest by Cuba to the United States Government

March 26, 2020

Today, the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs has submitted a diplomatic note of protest to the United States Government in response to the recent particularly offensive statements made by (more…)

Venezuela Denounces New Vulgar and False Attacks from the United States

The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela denounces that, at a time when humanity is facing the most ferocious of pandemics, the government of Donald Trump is once again (more…)

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