Cuban Revolutionary Government Declaration on the Playa Girón Anniversary

Granma Today, April 17, is the anniversary of the launching of the United State’s 1961 military invasion at Playa Girón. (Bay of Pigs) The Cuban people’s resolute response in defense of the Revolution and socialism, within only 72 hours, produced the first military defeat of imperialism in America. Strangely, the date was chosen by the…

Global NATO: A 70-Year Alliance of Oppressors in Crisis

Horace G. Campbell On the Limits of  Military Management of the International System Introduction The celebration of NATO’s 70 years of existence provides another opportunity to unearth the real history of the ideas, practices and destruction wrought by this military alliance. Even with the clear exposure of the cooperation between NATO, the CIA and the…

On NATO’s 70th Anniversary it is Important to Remember its Anti-democratic Roots

Yves Engler “The power  of the communists, wherever that power flourishes, depends upon their ability to suppress and destroy the free institutions that stand against them. They pick them off one by one: the political parties, the trade unions, the churches, the schools, the universities, the trade associations, even the sporting clubs and the kindergartens….

Cuba and Norway Demand Adherence to Colombian Peace Agreement

Raúl Antonio Capote Members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s Army (FARC-EP), travelling along the Mecaya River in Putumayo, to reach disarmament zones. Photo:EFE On March 8, Cuba and Norway, guarantors of the peace process which culminated in a Final Peace Agreement between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s Army…

Now for Confrontation in Space

Brian Cloughley There was much international news in mid-March, although little of it was encouraging for those who prefer peace to war, handshakes to sabre-rattling, and cooperation to confrontation. But there was one item of good cheer which showed that friendly cooperation between the US and Russia continues, albeit unobtrusively. It concerned the International Space…

Welcome to Hell: The Peruvian Mining City of La Rinconada

Andre Vltchek Magestic approach to La Rinconadsa – through garbage © Andre Vltchek While the West attacks Venezuela, a country that improved the lives of many of its citizens, it overlooks horrors that are taking place in Peru and other ‘pro-market’ countries in Latin America. La Rinconada, which lies at over 5km above sea level,…

New Zealand Mosque Massacre: White Supremacy and Western Wars

James Petras The mass murder and wounding of 97 Muslim worshipers in Christchurch, New Zealand (NZ) which took place on Friday, March 15, 2019, has profound political, ideological, and psychological roots. First and most important, Western countries led by the Anglo-American world has been at war killing and uprooting millions of Muslims with impunity over…

Canada: “First We Take Caracas Then We Take Havana.”

Yves Engler That’s the thinking driving the Donald Trump administration’s policy towards Venezuela, according to a Wall Street Journal story titled “U.S. Push to Oust Venezuela’s Maduro Marks First Shot in Plan to Reshape Latin America.” Adding credence to this thesis, on Monday US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told reporters that “Cuba is the true imperialist…

Electrical Sabotage is a Crime Against Humanity

Ana Cristina Bracho Thinking about war and law can lead us into certain traps. For example, we believe that war is forbidden and that all ways to do harm or reasons to hurt or kill are also forbidden. The reality is very different, especially when we move from the principal declarations and arrive at agreements,…

Cuba Condemns the Terrorist Sabotage of the Power Supply System in Venezuela

DECLARATION OF THE REVOLUTIONARY GOVERNMENT CUBA CONDEMNS THE TERRORIST SABOTAGE AGAINST THE POWER SUPPLY SYSTEM IN VENEZUELA The Revolutionary Government strongly condemns the sabotage perpetrated against the power supply system in Venezuela, which is a terrorist action intended to harm the defenseless population of an entire nation and turn it into a hostage of the…