Bolivian Labor Media Warns Canada Will Move Against Nicaragua

Kawsachun News With the federal election behind, Ottawa will be pivoting towards an attack on Nicaragua and may be contemplating increasing its illegal sanctions against the Central American country. Following Washington’s directives, Trudeau’s Global Affairs will be positioning Nicaragua as an evil spot, in order to soften up Canadians to the idea of a hostile…

Venezuela and Iran: Alliances Under Siege

Misión Verdad A PDVSA worker waves an Iranian flag as the Iranian-flagged oil tanker Fortune docks at the El Palito refinery in Puerto Cabello, Carabobo state, Venezuela, May 25, 2020 (Photo: AFP). In 2009, President Hugo Chávez announced that he would sell 20 thousand barrels of gasoline per day to Iran, as a show of…

ConocoPhillips On the Hunt for PDVSA’s Caribbean Assets

Mision Verdad U.S. transnational ConocoPhillips is once again litigating against Venezuela, this time in Jamaica (Photo: Thimo Rodríguez). In 2007, the international legal dispute between Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA) and the U.S. oil transnationals, ConocoPhillips and ExxonMobil, began. (PDVSA) and the US oil transnationals, ConocoPhillips and ExxonMobil, when the latter refused to join the…

Venezuela Details Suffering Caused by US Sanctions in Report to ICC

José Luis Granados Ceja Caracas asked the ICC to open an investigation into alleged crimes against humanity committed by the US through unilateral coercive measures. The Venezuelan government submitted a second report to the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday detailing the negative impacts of the United States’ unilateral coercive measures. The report is part of Caracas’…

The Construction of a Food Crisis in Venezuela Part II

Clara Sánchez There are powerful states that use UN multilateral agencies as instruments to validate humanitarian crises (Photo: @FAO_Venezuela / Twitter). Humanitarian intervention The first part of “The Construction of a Food Crisis in Venezuela” delineated how military options began to be used by the UN to get food to Somalia and Ethiopia in the…

In Nobody’s Backyard: Rejecting Geo-Political and Historical Fatalism

Gerald A. Perreira Except for the hum of US helicopters flying overhead, there was a deafening silence throughout the Caribbean region, during the recent Operation Tradewinds, Progressive and Pan-African forces did not utter a word, as soldiers from Guyana, Brazil, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago participated in this region-wide…

The United States: Six Decades of Criminal Policies against Cuba

Hector Bernardo The invasion of Playa Girón, the bombing of the Barbados airliner, the brutal blockade that increased in the midst of the pandemic, the assassination attempts against Fidel Castro, the hotel bombings, Operation Peter Pan, the ZunZuneo project and the disappearance of Cuban diplomats in Argentina are just some of the events that comprise…

Cuba: Statement of the International Relations Commission of the National Assembly of People’s Power

Confronting Interference, for an End to the Blockade and Respect for Cuba’s Sovereignty We address Parliaments, Parliamentary Friendship Groups and legislators, to spread our truth in the face of the immense and brutal political-media operation against Cuba, oriented and financed from the United States, deployed through social networks, with automated patterns with hundreds of thousands…

The Bay of Tweets: Documents Point to US Hand in Cuba Protests

Alan Macleod HAVANA — Cuba was rocked by a series of anti-government street protests earlier this week. The U.S. establishment immediately hailed the events, putting its full weight behind the protestors. Yet documents suggest that Washington might be more involved in the events than it cares to publicly divulge. As many have reported, the protests,…