Venezuela’s Maduro Declares Three-Day National Mourning for Fidel Castro

By Lucas Koerner on November 28, 2016

venVenezuelan President Nicolas Maduro ordered three days of national mourning Saturday for the legendary Cuban leader Fidel Castro who died on Friday night at the age of 90. (more…)

Remembering Fidel Castro; A Global Revolutionary

No one can look back over 20th and 21st century history, without studying the work and ideas of this Cuban who wrote a small Caribbean island into the pages of “true global history,” as told by the people

By Sergio Alejandro Gómez on August 12, 2016

cuba-fidelYou can learn as much about a man from his critics as you can from his admirers. Henry Kissinger, U.S. secretary of state under Nixon, described Fidel in his memoirs as perhaps the most genuine revolutionary leader in power at that time. (more…)

Thousands of Cubans Flock to Honor Fidel Castro in Havana

November 28, 2016

Photo: Hector Planes

Photo: Hector Planes

Thousands of Cubans are flocking to Havana’s Revolution Square Monday to pay final respects to revolutionary leader and former President Fidel Castro, who passed away Friday night at the age of 90. (more…)

Mourning Day: Water is Life, Life is Struggle

By Leonard Peltier on November 24, 2016

Photo: Gary Stevens

Photo: Gary Stevens

Here we are again. This time the year is 2016. It has been more than 41 years since I last walked free and was able to see the sun rise and sit and feel the earth beneath my feet. I know there have been more changes then I can even imagine out there. (more…)

US Authorities Back Off of Threats to Forcibly Remove Water Protectors at Standing Rock

November 28, 2016

united-states-standing-rockUS authorities have said there are no plans to forcibly remove activists protesting plans to run an oil pipeline under a lake near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in North Dakota, despite telling them to leave by early December. (more…)

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