A World for Cynics

By Randy Alonso Falcón on December 4, 2023 from Havana

The Cry of Gaza artwork by Tunisian artist Omar Esstar.

“Truth is the first casualty of war”-Aeschylus

Truth remains the first victim of these conflicts. It is not counted like the dead and wounded; but, it can weigh as heavily as they do in the course of events. Genocidaires annihilate it with the same speed and viciousness as they do their adversaries. They try to impose theirs as they please, as much as they try to dominate the actions with bombs and sophisticated rockets. (more…)

Kissinger, or the Impunity of a War Criminal

By Atilio A. Boron on December 2, 2023

photo: efe

The delayed death of Henry Kissinger  (“bad people live longer,” says a well-known aphorism in the United States), undoubtedly one of the greatest war criminals of the second half of the twentieth century, has highlighted the ethical duplicity of the empire, both of the hegemon and its vassals, and of the Western press that have exalted him as a great statesman and a consummate geostrategist. (more…)

Guayana Esequiba: Geo-economics of an Occupation

By Irene León on December 2, 2023

The Esequiba is ours

An air of bonanza has raised the projections of the Exxon Mobil corporation, which accumulated around 414 billion dollars in 2022, an unprecedented income in its history, which represents 44.8% more than the previous year. It is a gigantic increase if compared to its crisis in 2020, when its losses put its place in the stock market in jeopardy. (more…)

Statement by the Network in Defense of Humanity on the Genocide against the Palestinian People

Dec 1, 2023 from Caracas

The genocide committed by Israel against the Palestinian people, continuing its policy of state terrorism, has its roots in 75 years of colonization, military occupation and apartheid regime. Not only did the tragedy of the first Nakba result in expulsions and massacres, but since then, Israel’s government funding of the advancing supremacist settlers has entrenched its project of total territorial occupation, compounded with ongoing extermination. (more…)

Elections in Argentina: The People Do Not Make Mistakes

By Katu Arkonada on December 1, 2023

Javier Melei

The day after the second round and the triumph of Javier Milei in Argentina, the writer Sandra Russo published a widely disseminated column entitled “The peoples are wrong”. (more…)

International Anti-Imperialist Forum on Bolivarianism vs. Monroism Opens in Caracas

November 30, 2023

With the purpose of exposing and rejecting the content of the Monroe Doctrine, proclaimed 2 centuries ago by U.S. President James Monroe with the phrase “America for the Americans”, the International Anti-Imperialist Bolivarianism vs. Monroism  -200 years after the Monroe Doctrine Forum, initiated by the Network in Defense of Humanity, began today in Caracas.  The activity will last until December 2 in the facilities of the Theater of the Bolivarian National Guard of the Military Academy. (more…)

Guatemala: The Advance of Democratic Capitalism

By Marcelo Colussi, Resumen Latinoamericano, November 30, 2023.

glorious victory – Diego Rivera

Guatemala was the first Latin American country to have a state organization for the defense of human rights, an ombudsman. This did not mean that the human rights situation improved substantially in recent years: it was basically cosmetic. (more…)

Argentina: Mothers of Plaza de Mayo will Fight against Milei

By Clara Lídice Valenzuela García on November 30, 2023

photo: Bill Hackwell

Yesterday The Mothers of Plaza de Mayo held their first resistance march in front of the Casa Rosada in Buenos Aires in view of the danger posed by the ultra-right discourse of President-elect Javier Milei, who does not believe in the disappearance of 30,000 people during the military regime, and if they occurred, he justifies it because the country, he says, was in the middle of a war. (more…)

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