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Cuba: Five Years after Fidel Castro

By Rosa Miriam Elizalde November 25, 2021

Cuban youth honor Fidel on the 5th anniversary of his passing. photo: Jose Manuel Correa

Fidel Castro died five years ago, but I feel like decades have passed in Cuba since November 25, 2016. Donald Trump arrived and passed slowly with his string of sanctions that have felt worse than ever because of the pandemic. Then came Joe Biden with his faint-hearted court, reeling us each day with veiled or direct threats, without daring to fulfill his timid campaign promises. (more…)

Letter to the International Community: End the Blockade and the Destabilizing Actions against Cuba

November 10, 2021.

photo: Ismael Francisco

Letter signed by hundreds of world leaders and personalities in solidarity with the Cuban people and government up against the full-fledged destabilization attempts planned for November 15. (more…)

Nicaragua Moves Forward

By Ismael Sánchez Castillo on June 10, 2021

Little is reported in Europe about the social, political and economic situation in Nicaragua and when it is it is done badly, or in a manipulated way, especially about the upcoming elections on November 7. In the face of charlatanism and cheap propaganda, concrete, contrasted and real data. (more…)

Why are the Three Latin American Countries with the Fewest Covid-19 Deaths not in the News?

By José Manzaneda on July 1, 2021

Do you know which are the three countries with the lowest relative number of deaths from Covid-19 in Latin America? The data is provided by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation of the USA and, curiously, it is not headline news. Do you know why? (more…)

Campaign for the Elimination of Patents

By Pasqualina Curcio on June 28, 2021

A whole debate has been going on worldwide about the exemption of covid-19 vaccine patents. The director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom warned governments and pharmaceuticals that, “unless we eliminate the virus everywhere, we could end up back at square one.” (more…)

Final Declaration of the Bicentennial Congress of the Peoples of the World

June 27, 2021, Caracas Venezuela

 ”The Freedom of the New World is the Hope of the Universe.”

 -Simón Bolívar

Capitalism is experiencing a systemic and multidimensional crisis. Humanity is suffering the economic consequences of this crisis and especially, its effects on people with less purchasing power. (more…)

Edward Snowden Declares; “End of Case against Assange” after Key Witness Confesses He Lied

June 27, 2021

photo: Peoples Dispatch

A key witness in the U.S. Justice Department’s prosecution of Julian Assange, Sigurdur Ingi Thordarson, has confessed in an interview given to Icelandic newspaper Stundin that he lied in his statements used by U.S. authorities to build the case against the WikiLeaks founder. (more…)

Who Condemns Cuba?

By Volker Hermsdorf on June 14, 2021

photo: Bill Hackwell

On Thursday the European Parliament approved a “motion for a resolution on human rights and the political situation in Cuba” by 386 votes in favor, 236 against and 59 abstentions. (more…)

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