Milagro Sala: Imprisoned for Her Struggle

A year and five months ago the indigenous leader of the Tupac Amaru neighborhood association, Milagro Sala, was arrested at her home in Argentina for alleged “incitement to commit crimes and public disturbance”. Gabriela Ávila Gómez | informacion@granma.cu A year and five months ago the indigenous leader of the Tupac Amaru neighborhood association, Milagro Sala,…

Exiled Daughter of Slain Honduran Activist Exposes Coup Legacy

Ramiro S. Fúnez By the time she saw her mother lying dead on the ground, Margarita Montserrat Salinas Murillo knew she had to take action. She was 27, staring down at the body of the 54-year-old woman whom she also considered to be one of her best friends. Montserrat, as everyone calls her, saw her…

The Right to Peace, the Right to Wage War and the ‘Law’ on Warfare

Western Amnesias and Fluctuations Robert Charvin The capitalist states, assisted by their many mercenaries (professional politicians, journalists, court intellectuals, etc.) are being obliged to carry out vigorous ideological reorientations, at the same time as cultivating certain amnesias, both chronic and temporary. Each change, as well as silences appropriately managed and successive intensive campaigns, enables a…

Mexico: Police Open Fire on Rural Students, One Seriously Injured

El Enemigo Común Rural activism by normal school (teacher-training) students has once again become the target of armed repression by the Mexican state. On Wednesday, June 21, students from the Vasco de Quiroga Rural Normal School in Tiripetío, Michoacán, were brutally repressed by Special Operations Group police (GOES) who detained, beat and shot at the…

CARICOM Deals a Blow to US Plans for Regime Change in Venezuela

US Diplomats in the Caribbean Ordered to Step Up Psych Ops By Gerald A. Perreira Internationalist 360° Venezuela’s Foreign Minister, Delcy Rodriguez, recently tweeted that the “US State Department deployed its ambassadors in the region to attack Venezuela. We come with renewed vigor to defeat them at the OAS.” So said, so done. Last week,…

Caribbean People do not Need Instruction from US on Venezuela Crisis

By David Comissiong The political and social battle that is now taking place in Venezuela is centred on an attempt by the local elite and their US backers to retake the Government and the oil industry. After reading the article by Ms Linda Taglialatela (the United States Ambassador to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean) that…