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For Forty Years, Brazil’s Landless Workers Have Fought to Build Humanity

By Vijay Prashad on April 18, 2024

artwork by Julie Duarte

Against the terrain of Brazil’s wretched social hierarchies, the Landless Workers’ Movement (MST) of Brazil seeks to deepen its solidarity with Palestine. Tricontinental newsletter and our April dossier look at the MST’s tactics and organisational methods – such as solidarity – forty years since its foundation. (more…)

Germany Buries the Evidence of Complicity in Genocide: Nicaragua Exposes it

By John Perry on April 15, 2024

Dr. Ghassan Abu Sitta with other doctors at the Al-Ahli Hospital in Gaza

Last Thursday, Dr Ghassan Abu-Sittah, the British-Palestinian war surgeon, gave his first address as the newly-appointed rector of Glasgow University, chosen in recognition of his work at al-Shifa hospital in Gaza. The following day he flew to Berlin, where he had been invited to address a major conference about Palestine. On arrival he was taken away by police, (more…)

Israel: Between Fragilities and Dependencies

By Leonel Nodal on April 15, 2024 from Havana

Iranian drone factory

The recklessness and adventurism of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in his attempt to escape from the political, moral and military failure in Gaza -through an escalation that involved the United States in an undesirable war with Iran- only succeeded in revealing the colonial submission of the Zionist state to Washington’s warlike protection, (more…)

April 16: Three Glorious Cuban Anniversaries on One Date

By Alejandra Garcia on April 16, 2024 from Havana

Corner of 23rd and 12th in the Vedado district of the capital. photo: Bill Hackwell

Every April 16, Cuba celebrates three glorious anniversaries. First, the declaration of the socialist character of the Cuban Revolution. Second, the Day of the Militiaman. And the third, the founding of the Cuban Communist Party. These three events are nourished by a single root: patriotism, unity, and the people’s willingness to defend the Revolution at any cost. (more…)

US to Carry out Naval Drills Near Six Latin American Nations

April 12, 2024

Nuclear aircraft carrier USS George Washington

The U.S. Southern Command (SouthCom) has announced that the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) will deploy to its area of operations. (more…)

Canals… and not Those of Venice

By Roger Ricardo Luis on April 15, 2024

Panama Canal

The control of maritime routes since time immemorial is a matter of exercising power of the highest priority, for as the saying sums up: “…he who dominates the sea, dominates the land”. (more…)

Milei Celebrates Violent Repression of Thousands Protesting Hunger in Argentina

April 11, 2024

Police attacked the protest organized by UTEP in Buenos Aires. Photo: UTEP

Yesterday the Federal Police and the Police of the city of Buenos Aires violently evicted and repressed a peaceful demonstration on 9 de Julio Avenue in the center of the capital. (more…)

War and Global Terrorism: the Ukrainian Labyrinth

By Carlos González Penalva on April 11, 2024

Crocus City Hall after the terrorist attack last March 22, Photo: RT.

In an unexpected turn of events, the recent massacre at Moscow’s Crocus Concert Hall has unleashed a wave of speculation and propaganda in the media, and one that is impossible to dissociate from the global war context and, in particular, the U.S.-NATO operation in Ukraine. (more…)

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