Posada Carriles, the Master of Terror, his Victims Still Cry Out for Justice

By Raúl Antonio Capote on May 22, 2023

Cubans carry the images of the 73 victims of the Posada planned bombing of a Cubana airliner. photo: Bill Hackwell

On May 23, 2018, in the early hours of the morning, Luis Clemente Faustino Posada Carriles passed away at Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood, Florida, United States.  He was a CIA agent, confessed assassin and dedicated counterrevolutionary considered one of the masters of terrorism against his own country of origin; Cuba. (more…)

Senator Bob Menéndez Says Sanctions Do No Harm — He Is a Psychopath

By Andreína Chávez Alava on May 15, 2023

Venezuelan crossing the Rio Grande, photo: Jordan Vonderhaar

US foreign policy remains a war on two fronts: punish countries with sanctions and then punish their migrants too.

Last year, I wrote a long essay telling my family’s migration story amidst our country’s social collapse in the immediate aftermath of US sanctions. Since then, some of my relatives have returned home and left again as economic hardships continue to weigh us down. (more…)

Cuba: Biden’s Moral Debt

By Atilio A. Boron on May 22, 2023

Iroel Sanchez

I write these lines motivated by the pain caused to so many of us by the untimely physical demise of the Cuban intellectual, journalist, computer warrior and revolutionary Iroel Sánchez Espinosa. The following is part of a conversation I had with him during my most recent visit to Cuba, in February of this year. (more…)

Economic Sanctions Make Populations in Targeted Countries Poorer, Sicker and Vulnerable

By Abdul Rahman on May 21, 2023

People’s Summit for Democracy in LA calls for the end to all US sanctions and blockades. Photo: Bill Hackwell

Economic sanctions, often illegally imposed, have a lasting negative impact on the populations in targeted countries and almost never achieve their stated goals, claims a new study published by the Washington-based Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR). (more…)

Peru Authorizes Entry of US Troops for ‘Military Training’

May 19, 2023

The Peruvian Congress has approved the entry of U.S. troops to “train” with military and police of the South American country. With 70 votes in favor, 33 against and four abstentions, the plenary of the Parliament approved the measure, which was repudiated by the left-wing opposition members. (more…)

La Via Campesina Warns of Democratic Frailty in Ecuador

May 20, 2023

Communiqué from La Vía Campesina denounces the dissolution of democratic institutions in Ecuador, coupled with a recent decree on terrorism and the military supporting of the President. (more…)

Cuba: Our Dear Iroel Sanchez; Until Victory Always

By Graciela Ramírez on May 19, 2023 from Havana

Photo: Victor Villalba Gutiérrez

All of us who work on Resumen Latinoamericano in English are mourning the passing of Cuban journalist Iroel Sanchez at the age of 58. Frequently, over the past several years, from his popular blog La Pupilia Insomne, Iroel’s articles could be found featured here. His clear and hard hitting analysis of the vicious media attacks on Cuba, to the struggle that the Cuban people are waging against the blockade, were always done with the pride and determination of the Cuban Revolution. Iroel will be missed.  – Bill Hackwell, editor (more…)

Hate and Fear in the Electoral Communication Menu

By Fernando Buen Abad Domínguez  on May 19, 2023

Since the ruling class wants the “new” war scenarios to be the brains directed by NATO they also want the “new generation” ideological communicational armaments to be installed there, for hybrid and unrestricted demoralizing conflicts; they also want us to be fond of them, to accept that they have always been right in treating us the way they treat us; (more…)

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