Uyghur Tribunal: US Lawfare at its Lowest

Brian Berletic The so-called “Uyghur Tribunal” is promoted across the Western media as an “independent” tribunal. AP claims that it seeks to lay out evidence that will “compel international action to tackle growing concerns about alleged abuses in Xinjiang.” The tribunal – having no legal basis or enforcement mechanism – will clearly be used to help bolster…

Ethiopian Mystery: The Case of the 428 Disappearing Food Aid Trucks

Ann Garrison For nearly a year, warmonger and USAID administrator Samantha Power has been shrieking about famine in Ethiopia’s Tigray, and demanding the humanitarian corridor that 428 massive food aid trucks have now mysteriously disappeared into. Since July 12, the UN World Food Program (UNWFP) has sent 466 food aid trucks into Ethiopia’s war torn…

How the US Government Stokes Racial Tensions in Cuba and Around the World

Alan Macleod HAVANA — “A Black uprising is shaking Cuba’s Communist regime,” read The Washington Post’s headline on the recent unrest on the Caribbean island. “Afro-Cubans Come Out In Droves To Protest Government,” wrote NPR. Meanwhile, The Wall Street Journal went with “Cuba’s Black Communities Bear the Brunt of Regime’s Crackdown” as a title. These were examples of a slew of coverage in the…

Zambian Election Could Be Turning Point in Supercharging World’s Transition to Clean Energy—But May Destroy the Zambian People

Jeremy Kuzmarov Residents go about their daily routine with the pollution caused by the Mopani copper mines in the background. [Source: trendsnafrica.com] As Zambia’s huge copper deposits—a key component in clean energy electric vehicles and batteries—make the country richer and richer, its people are poised to become poorer and poorer as their new millionaire president…

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…

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…

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,…

Uruguay: The Left Held Hostage

Jorge Capelán Uruguay is one of the countries with the most police per 100,000 inhabitants in Latin Latin America. Recently, the magazine Brecha de Uruguay published an “open letter” regarding Nicaragua signed by a number of personalities of the left wing of that country. Following the same script of NATO (and its U.S. owners), it…

The Real Role of NGOs in Venezuela

Misión Verdad It is important to identify that NGOs, here and everywhere, are administrators of the global system, non-state agents that function as incubated centers of training, propagation and even involvement in legal matters (Photo: Juan Díaz / Misión Verdad). Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) began to expand in the context of the Cold War and the…

NGOs and the New Plan Condor for Latin America

Manuel Zelaya Article of reflection and denunciation by the former President of Honduras, Manuel Zelaya, distributed in his capacity as President of the Peoples’ Anti-imperialist International. Beginning in the 1980s, with the advent of the neoliberal model of exploitation, organizations began to appear that in theory were to fill a vacuum that naturally arose between…