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Why are the Three Latin American Countries with the Fewest Covid-19 Deaths not in the News?

By José Manzaneda on July 1, 2021

Do you know which are the three countries with the lowest relative number of deaths from Covid-19 in Latin America? The data is provided by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation of the USA and, curiously, it is not headline news. Do you know why? (more…)

Campaign for the Elimination of Patents

By Pasqualina Curcio on June 28, 2021

A whole debate has been going on worldwide about the exemption of covid-19 vaccine patents. The director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom warned governments and pharmaceuticals that, “unless we eliminate the virus everywhere, we could end up back at square one.” (more…)

Final Declaration of the Bicentennial Congress of the Peoples of the World

June 27, 2021, Caracas Venezuela

 ”The Freedom of the New World is the Hope of the Universe.”

 -Simón Bolívar

Capitalism is experiencing a systemic and multidimensional crisis. Humanity is suffering the economic consequences of this crisis and especially, its effects on people with less purchasing power. (more…)

Edward Snowden Declares; “End of Case against Assange” after Key Witness Confesses He Lied

June 27, 2021

photo: Peoples Dispatch

A key witness in the U.S. Justice Department’s prosecution of Julian Assange, Sigurdur Ingi Thordarson, has confessed in an interview given to Icelandic newspaper Stundin that he lied in his statements used by U.S. authorities to build the case against the WikiLeaks founder. (more…)

Who Condemns Cuba?

By Volker Hermsdorf on June 14, 2021

photo: Bill Hackwell

On Thursday the European Parliament approved a “motion for a resolution on human rights and the political situation in Cuba” by 386 votes in favor, 236 against and 59 abstentions. (more…)

The Great Global Reset: Back to the Welfare State

By Pasqualina Curcio on June 7, 2021

It is not by chance that we have recently heard rulers and UN spokespersons tirelessly referring to the Welfare State and the need for a new “social contract”. They frame this discourse in the post-pandemic world and in what they have called “a new normal”. It is not that it is fashionable to talk about the “Welfare State” and that is why they repeat it, no, they are following a line, a decision, that comes, no more and no less, from the no more than 1,000 great billionaires and world leaders who annually meet at the Davos Economic Forum. (more…)

Why Nicaragua, Cuba and Venezuela are doing Great in the Fight against COVID-19

By Marc Vandepitte on June 8, 2021

A remarkable finding that of all countries of the Americas the ones that are hit by heavy economic sanctions imposed by the US are doing much better in the fight against COVID-19. One thing for sure is that the pandemic has exposed the crisis of the neoliberal and capitalist model. (more…)

Declaration of Denunciation of the International Relations Commission of the National Assembly of People’s Power of the Republic of Cuba before a New Maneuver by the European Parliament

We have learned to our disgust that a small group of members of the European Parliament (MEPs) servile to Washington have placed an item on the agenda of the next plenary session of the European Parliament on June 8 regarding the “Political Situation and Human Rights in Cuba”. (more…)

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