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Building a Planet of Peace Is the Only Realistic Thing to Do

By Vijay Prashad on July 11, 2024

Beatriz González (Colombia), ‘Mr President, What an Honour to Be with You in This Historic Moment’, 1987.

On Isla Grande, Afro-Colombian residents are discussing the urgent need for a sustainable electricity plant. Their efforts echo President Petro’s push for solar energy, with the aim of addressing broader regional goals of sustainable development. Yet, development and climate adaption require funding – funding that is instead going to war, with global military spending nearing $3 trillion annually. (more…)

How Safe Is Nicaragua? A Comparative Reflection

By James Phillips on July 7, 2024

Nicaraguan youth baseball team prepare for the little league World Series in Williamsport PA on May 15, 2024. Photo: El 19 Digital

Having a government that promotes communitarian trust and supports meeting the needs of everyone seems to be a crucial factor in whether people feel “safe.” (more…)

World Rejects Cuba Being Listed as Supporter of Terrorism

By Radio Havana Cuba on June 10, 2024 – edited by Catherine López

Nearly fifty governments of the world have rejected the inclusion of Cuba on the State Department’s list of countries that sponsor terrorism, informed the Foreign Ministry of the Caribbean nation. (more…)

Media Campaign against Elections in Venezuela

By Hedelberto López Blanch on July 10, 2024

Illustration: Adán Iglesias Toledo.

Before the general elections to be held on July 28 in Venezuela, the United States and Western nations have unleashed a fierce campaign against the Bolivarian Revolution, against its candidate Nicolás Maduro and in support of the right-wing opposition, which they claim to be the winner through adulterated and constant polls. (more…)

Cuba Neutralizes New Terrorist Plan from the U.S.

By Alejandra Garcia, on July 9, 2024 in Havana

Cuban Ministry of the Interior (MININT) photo: Bill Hackwell

This week it was reported that Cuba thwarted the attempts of a network of Cubans living in the United States who were trying to enter the island illegally with weapons, and with the purpose of starting a social outbreak. The Ministry of the Interior (Minint) disclosed details of a recruitment plan, neutralized in December 2023, directed, from U.S. territory, to promote and organize terrorist actions in Cuba. (more…)

Cuba Denounces: United States Ratifies its Status as a Sponsor of Terrorism

By Raul Capote Fernandez on July 9, 2024

The nation that abrogates itself the right to judge who is a terrorist and who is not, according to its geopolitical interests, determining sanctions and incorporating countries to its illegitimate lists on the sponsorship of that scourge in the world, has just ratified its true position on the matter. (more…)

Venezuela: the Election and Oil

By Carlos Fazio on July 9, 2024

In a world marked by the contradiction between the hegemonic unilateralism of the United States and a new type of multipolarism centered on the expanded BRICS – to which the war conflicts in Ukraine and Gaza are no stranger – the presidential elections of July 28 in Venezuela acquire a renewed geopolitical dimension. (more…)

Argentina: In the End, Milei Stepped on the Brakes

July 8, 2024.

Bolsonaro and Milei embrace at CPAC conference.

Argentine President Javier Milei participated in Brazil in the summit of the ultra-right CPAC (Conservative Action Political Conference), organized by Jair Bolsonaro, where he supported the former president -who faces a new indictment, this time for alleged misappropriation of assets- by maintaining that “he is being persecuted by the courts”. (more…)

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