Fidel Castro and Cuba:Thorns In Side of US Imperialism

Cuba is a hero nation, and “Commandant Fidel Castro’s legacy can never be undone; his internationalist and revolutionary history will serve as an inspiration forever.” The island nation and its leader confronted – and triumphed against – a giant neighbor whose wealth “comes directly from the plunder and theft.” However, “in the case of Cuba…

CIA Continues to Undermine African Independence and Sovereignty

Interview with operative reaffirms Washington’s role in the destabilization of the continent By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° A further confirmation of United States efforts to prevent Africa from reaching its full potential in the areas of genuine self-determination and national liberation, resurfaced in mid-May when damning reports about the pivotal role of the Central Intelligence…

Brazil: US Special Services Behind the Turmoil

By Nil Nikandrov No doubt, US special services are behind the crisis in Brazil. Now they continue to control the events. Compromising evidence against the leadership of the Workers’ Party, the top officials of Petrobras, a state-owned oil company, and the inner circles of President Dilma Rousseff and former President Lula da Silva has been…

Neoliberal Soft Coups Target BRICS Nations

Brazil, Venezuela and South Africa By Hugo Turner Libya 360° Introduction The Empire of Chaos (the US) has won a major victory in Brazil, destroying a democracy in order to bring Brazil back under its control. Dilma Rousseff has been impeached on trumped up charges, ignoring the wishes of the 54 million Brazilians who voted…

Brazil’s Hybrid War Hyenas Set 54 Million Votes on Fire

By Pepe Escobar Never in modern political history has it been so easy to “abolish the people” and simply erase 54 million votes cast in a free and fair presidential election. Forget about hanging chads, as in Florida 2000. This is a day that will live in infamy all across the Global South – when…

The Strange Death of Hugo Chavez: An Interview with Eva Golinger

“Hugo Chavez defied the most powerful interests, and he refused to bow down….I believe there is a very strong possibility that President Chavez was assassinated.” — Eva Golinger By Mike Whitney and Eva Golinger MW– Do you think that Hugo Chavez was murdered and, if so, who do you think might have been involved? Eva…

United States Foreign Policy in Africa and the 2016 Elections

Wars of regime-change and the domination of international finance capital will continue to strangle the continent By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° There has been no substantial discussion within the context of primary debates and capitalist party platforms related to Washington’s foreign policy towards Africa. Although people of African descent in the United States constitute the…

Brazil: The Empire of Chaos and Their Hybrid War Hyenas

By Pepe Escobar Soon after the impeachment motion against President Dilma Rousseff was approved in the Brazilian Congress by what I chose to call Hybrid War hyenas, President-in-Waiting Michel «Brutus» Temer, one of the coup’s articulators, dispatched a senator to Washington as special paperboy to deliver the news on the coup in progress. The senator…

Venezuela’s Supreme Court Strikes a Blow to the Impunity of Liberal Terror

By LUCAS KOERNER Last week, the Venezuelan Supreme Court blocked the extremely controversial Amnesty Law passed by the country’s opposition-controlled legislature, which would have pardoned scores of right-wing leaders convicted of violent political crimes. The bill is applicable to all manner of felonies and misdemeanors committed since January 1, 1999, including “damage to the national electrical system”, “violence or…

Narco, Zetas and Paramilitaries: The New Reality in Chiapas.

San Cristóbal de Las Casas Source: Proceso Translated by Ruby Zajac for the UK Zapatista Translation Service In the north, Los Altos and the border between Chiapas and Guatemala, there’s a fight going on between different organised crime groups, and almost no one wants to talk about it. These are areas that even the Zapatista…

Bay of Pigs, the CIA’s Biggest Fiasco, 55 Years Later

Upon learning of the invasion, the Cuban people rose up to defend their revolution and oust the CIA mercenaries. teleSUR Between April 17 and 19 of 1961, a force of Cuban mercenaries, led by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency tried to invade the Caribbean nation of Cuba. Within three days the attempt failed disastrously, with…