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Nicaragua: Reconciliation Does Not Mean Forgetting

By Jill Clark-Gollub on March 3, 2023

Opposition sniper firing from behind a roadblock in 2018. Photo by opposition activist Carl David Goette-Luciak.

Hybrid warfare tactics, including information warfare and the co-opting of human rights groups, make it hard to tell the good guys from the bad in the US-backed coup attempt in Nicaragua in 2018. But it is important to note the telltale signs of class oppression and terrorist tactics to understand the truth about the 222 people recently released to the US who were convicted of treason in Nicaragua for savage acts of violence against their people. (more…)


By Rosa Miriam Elizalde on March 4, 2023

Meta has been at it again. It deactivated 363 Facebook accounts of Cuban users, in addition to 270 pages and 229 groups, as well as 72 from Instagram. The operation covered other social networks such as YouTube, TikTok and Twitter, and included hundreds of pages of Bolivian citizens. (more…)

Venezuela: Missing Hugo Chávez

By Carlos Aznárez on March 5, 2023.

Viva Chavez!

Ten years have already passed without Comandante Hugo Chávez and his overwhelming drive to explain to the people what the Revolution to be built is all about. Yes, the Revolution with capital letters, which is not the same as appealing to the reformist or social-democratic shortcuts to which some try to accustom us. (more…)

Washington Extends Executive Sanction Order Against Venezuela, Caracas Responds

March 3, 2023

2015 – 10 million Venezuelans signed petition against Obama’s executive order

Yesterday, March 2, the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela rejected the extension of Washington’s Executive Order issued in 2015 during the administration of Barack Obama, which declares Venezuela as an “unusual and extraordinary threat to the security” of the North American country. (more…)

Cuba Fights a Major Fire in the Eastern Part of the Island

By Alejandra Garcia on March 2, 2023 from Havana

For more than 10 days, a major fire has been raging in the eastern Cuban province of Holguin, wreaking havoc on more than 3,600 hectares of pine forests, pastures, and coffee plantations. There have been no fatalities, thanks to the promptness of the rescue brigades and local authorities, but the damage to vegetation and fauna is irreparable. (more…)

Honduras: Seven Years of Seeking Justice and Memory for Berta Cáceres

March 2, 2023

The Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH) together with the daughters, son and mother of comrade Berta Cáceres, on the seventh anniversary of the cruel crime that took the life of comrade Berta and in which comrade Gustavo Castro was attacked, we declare the following: (more…)

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…)

The Conspiratorial Symptom

By José Ernesto Nováez Guerrero on February 28, 2023

Ignacio Ramonet’s new book

We are societies of suspicion. The deep fracture between the elite and the rest of the people, between the state and the mechanisms of democratic management of the state apparatus, the growing impoverishment of broad sectors of society, including layers of the so-called working middle class even in the countries of the hard core of contemporary capitalism, lead to the flourishing of numerous expressions of crisis of the current order in all latitudes. (more…)

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