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…

The Uyghur Tribunal: Inciting Hatred Against China

Christopher Black The fascists are very active these days and one of the proofs of this dark shadow looming over the world is the recent so-called “peoples’ tribunal” put on in London over three days in early June. Otherwise called the “Uyghur Tribunal,” it is headed by Sir Geoffrey Nice, Q.C, the Machiavellian British barrister,…

The Coup-Plotting OAS asks for Support to Overthrow the Nicaraguan Government

Stella Calloni The Organization of American States (OAS), which leads coups in various Latin American countries, with the open involvement of Secretary General Luis Almagro, is now trying to apply the so-called “democratic charter” to Nicaragua, in a desperate response to the revelation of a number of documents in the United States, concerning the real…

U.S. Interference Threatens Latin American Elections

Stella Calloni In its plan to colonially control Latin America, the United States openly intervenes in the elections of the region through the Organization of American States (OAS) whose Secretary General Luis Almagro, who was at the head of the coup in Bolivia against President Evo Morales manipulating the results of the elections of October…

Latin America: In a Permanent State of Coup

Zósimo Camacho In Latin America, coups d’état are always underway. When a government goes beyond being merely procedurally democratic and advances towards social justice, the always latent coup mechanisms are accelerated. The tensions that lead to hard or soft blows revolve around three main factors: mobilized peoples, local violent oligarchies within the country that are…

The US Stake in Nicaragua and Honduras’s 2021 Elections

John Perry Both Honduras and Nicaragua hold presidential elections in November 2021 and the US government has a strong interest in both, although for rather different reasons. Both have incumbent presidents who will either stand again or, in the case of Honduras, more likely be replaced as candidate by a successor seen as reliably committed…

How Billion-Dollar Foundations Fund NGOs to Manipulate U.S. Foreign Policy: A Case Study from Nicaragua

Rick Sterling U.S. foreign policy is increasingly promoted by billionaire-funded foundations. The neoliberal era has created individuals with incredible wealth who, through “philanthropy,” flex their influence and feel good at the same time. While these philanthropists can be liberal on some issues, they almost universally support U.S. foreign policy and the “free market.” Because many…

Operation Condor 2.0: Behind Aznar’s Award to Guaidó and the Atlas Network

Karen Méndez Loffredo Interview with Julián Macías Tovar, researcher and editor of Pandemia Digital. Former President José María Aznar presented the 10th FAES Freedom Award to former Venezuelan MP Juan Guaidó. The event was also attended by the president of the Community of Madrid, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, the mayor José Luis Martínez Almeida and the…

New Chapters of the Permanent Cultural War against Cuba

Misión Verdad The San Isidro Movement is once again playing the leading role in color coup tactics in Cuba (Photo: Archive). More than 70% of the Cuban population was born under the U.S. blockade of Cuba, the only one of its kind in the world because of its duration but also because of the capacity…

Biden Admin Smears Nicaragua as ‘Dictatorship’ for Forcing US-Funded, Coup-Plotting NGOs to Register as Foreign Agents

Ben Norton Sandinistas at a peace rally in Managua, Nicaragua on February 1, 2020 (Photo: Ben Norton / The Grayzone) Nicaragua’s elected leftist government passed a law requiring NGOs funded by outside governments to register as foreign agents, so a CIA agent-turned-Biden State Department spokesman smeared it as “driving toward dictatorship” — despite the policy’s…

Through the “Bolivar Act”U.S. Congressmen Intend to Tighten the Blockade Against Venezuela

Misión VerdadOn January 28th, a group of U.S. Congressmen, led by former Green Beret and now Republican Party legislator, Michael Waltz, introduced to the U.S. Congress a new bill dedicated to Venezuela entitled the “Bipartisan Banning Operations and Leases with Illegitimate Authoritarian Regime Act”. Today, Congressman Waltz introduced the bipartisan Banning Operations and Leases with Illegitimate…

Is USAID Using American Tax Payer Dollars to Support Glorification of Holocaust Collaborators in Ukraine?

Moss Robeson USAID-sponsored 2017 Shadow Report: “Memory Policy Reform: Interim Results of Enforcement of the Decommunization Laws” “It sounds like something straight out of the wackiest conspiracy sites on the internet — but it may be true,” began an overlooked article published by Defending History over two years ago which incredulously reported that the U.S. Agency…

A Soft Coup in Cuba

Rosa Miriam Elizalde The invasion has very bad press, those close-ups of foreign boots stepping onto a beach or a neighborhood, like El Chorrillo in Panama, which still does not know the number of its dead. After more than a century of relentless practice, U.S. military interventions in Latin America have fallen into disrepute, lost…

In Cuba, They Shall Not Pass: Declaration of ALBA Movements

In the last few days, several communication monopolies with chains around the world, echoed a protest by a few young Cubans at the headquarters of the Ministry of Culture of this country. What would never be international news if it happened anywhere else in the world, is when it comes to revolutionary Cuba, some claim…