The War In Ukraine Is Part of The Labor Pains of a World That Will Emerge

By Arnold August on March 2, 2023

Journalist Ignacio Ramonet and Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro photo: EFE

As many heads of state and prime ministers ponder the war in Ukraine, I call attention to one head of state, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro. In a January 1, 2023 interview with Franco-Spanish journalist and author Ignacio Ramonet, President Maduro said, “The war in Ukraine is part of the labor pains of a world that will emerge.” (more…)

A Canadian Left View on Cuba’s July 26 Moncada

By Arnold August on July 26, 2022

In 1953, when virtually all the progressive and revolutionary forces in Cuba offered no viable solution to oppose the U.S.-backed Batista dictatorship, Fidel Castro and his comrades did indeed work out a path. It was a route characterized by game-changing statements coupled with exceptionally courageous deeds, out of which emerged the July 26 Movement. (more…)

Trump’s Venezuela Regime Change Alliance Dwindles, but Trudeau Hangs On

By Arnold August on August 17, 2020

On December 6, Venezuelans will go to the polls to elect a new National Assembly. Since the last election in 2016, self-declared interim president and opposition leader Juan (more…)

Statement of the Network in Defense of Humanity Commemorating International Day of the US Crimes against Humanity

August 9, 2020

The Network in Defense of Humanity (REDH) commemorates once again the date on which the crimes of the United States are (more…)

CARICOM Should Vote Against Canada for a UN Security Council Seat

By Arnold August  on  Jun 10, 2020

There are three contenders in the upcoming election for a seat on the UN Security Council. Unlike the other two, Norway and Ireland, present-day Canada represents the epitome of modern (more…)

Reaction and Revolution in Latin America: the Venezuelan Civilian-Military Union

By Arnold August on May 22, 2020

The Venezuelan people are prepared to defend their country. Photo: Sputnik

In October 2019, when a wave of protest swept over Chile, President Sebastián Piñera called out the army, invoking the “state of emergency” clause of the Constitution. The image of soldiers in the streets and the (more…)

Guaidó Left out in the Cold at Gatineau Lima Group Meeting

By Arnold August on February 20, 2020

For the first time since Juan Guaidó’s auto-proclamation as so-called interim president of Venezuela in January 2019, a meeting of the Lima group (with its numerous political statements) (more…)

Lima Group to Meet in Quebec as Trudeau Consolidates His Role in Attacking Venezuela

By Arnold August on February 14, 2020

The Lima Group meets in Gatineau Quebec on February 20, 2020, across the river from Ottawa’s Parliament Hill. The group was originally established on August 8, 2017, in Lima, (more…)

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