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Apocalypse Now

By Rosa Miriam Elizalde on May 13, 2021

a scene from the movie Apocalypse Now.

Worse than forgetting history is twisting it to stir up resentment. British historian Peter Brown said that and on the other side of the Atlantic, at the Biltmore Hotel in Miami, they are asking to consider the invasion of Cuba. (more…)

The Chinese Miracle: 100 Years of the Chinese Communist Party

By Adán Chávez on April 23, 2021

This July, The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) will mark 100 years of existence, always at the forefront of the battles that, over that time, have liberated the courageous people of Mao Tse-Tung to establish a new era of distinctively Chinese socialism. (more…)

Colombia: Rising up against the Neoliberalism of War

By Gerardo Szalkowicz on May 12, 2021

Photo: Juan Pablo Rueda, El Tiempo

“Here, if you don’t die of COVID, they will starve you to death or kill you with a bullet,” a demonstrator in her twenties shouted into the microphone, condensing into one sentence the central theme of the strike that has turned into a social explosion. (more…)

The Cuban Government Denounces US Support for the Israeli Crimes in Gaza

May 12, 2021

Photo: Bill Hackwell

Cuba has charged the United States with supporting the Israeli regime in their indiscriminate bombings of the Palestinian people. Yesterday Cuban Minister of Foreign Affairs Bruno issued Havana’s repudiation of the attacks carried out by the Israeli regime in the last two days, which have caused at least 48 deaths in Gaza, 14 of whom were children, according to the Gaza Ministry of Health. (more…)

Where Are Killer Police Made?

By Francisco Arias Fernandez on May 8, 2021

Photo: Bill Hackwell

Killer police, those who use inappropriate excessive “non-lethal” force, detentions, arbitrary arrests, attacks on people who are from ethnic minorities, border patrols that abuse children, youth, and women, the world’s most filled jails, with more than 2.3 million people, violations of rights to parole and to bail: these are some of the recipes for human rights made in the United States. (more…)

Zionism’s Alliance with Luis Almagro the Yanacona

By Pablo Joffre Leal on May 11, 2021

Luis Almagro and Zionist President Reuven Rivlin

The policy of “public diplomacy” that the Zionist Government has ordered to carry out, as part of the process of cleaning up the image and make-up of its regime, implies the purchase of wills and the search for support from international organizations, governments, parliamentarians and opinion leaders. (more…)

Colombia is Bleeding to Death: Duque Responds with Violence to the People’s Demands

By Alejandra Garcia on May 11, 2021

In Cali the Women are Standing

The Colombian people have been in the streets protesting against President Ivan Duque for 14 days in a row. Social anger erupted over a tax reform that sought to increase the price of basic products, such as milk and meat, amid an unprecedented economic and health crisis. (more…)

Venezuela and the Importance of Wages for the Macroscopic Universe of Millions of Workers

By Pasqualina Curcio on May 10, 2021

14 million Venezuelan workers are living on declining wages, Photo: Bill Hackwell

There are those in Venezuela who dismiss the salary issue as if it were not relevant, as if it were just one more aspect among many other issues. They lightly convey the message that as long as we continue to be besieged by the U.S. there is not much that can be done to adjust them to decent levels.  They do not propose solutions and in response to requests for wage increases the answer is: “you cannot distribute what does not exist, you have to produce and for that you have to work” as if we do not do that every day. (more…)

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