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…

Disinformation in Tigray: Manufacturing Consent For a Secessionist War

New African Institute Following many requests from academics, diplomats and the general public for a shortened version of the 72-page Disinformation in Tigray report, New Africa Institute publishes today an 18-page, summarized edition that recapitulates the popular publication while focusing on the most salient points of the report. The summarized edition, like the parent report,…

The War Scenario in Apure is Transferred to the Media and Social Networks

Misión Verdad Since the beginning of the clashes last Sunday, March 21, between Venezuelan state security forces and armed groups operating in Apure, on the Colombian-Venezuelan border, attempts were made to construct a false narrative aimed at criminalizing the government of President Nicolás Maduro and involving secondary actors. The discourse framework promoted hours after the…

Reuters, BBC, and Bellingcat Participated in Covert UK Foreign Office-funded Programs to “Weaken Russia”

Max Blumenthal New leaked documents show Reuters’ and the BBC’s involvement in covert UK FCO programs to effect “attitudinal change” and “weaken the Russian state’s influence,” alongside intel contractors and Bellingcat. The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) have sponsored Reuters and the BBC to conduct a series of covert programs aimed at promoting regime…

Keys to Understanding Communication Warfare in Times of Pandemic

Ángeles Diez Diagnostic elements on the role of communication in the imperialist war in the context of the pandemic: Imperialist war is multiform and asymmetrical: it takes all possible forms and occurs in a situation of inequality. This is not new, it has always been so. However, it would be necessary to specify what this…

Media Conceal Chile’s State Criminality, Delegitimize Bolivian Democracy

Lucas Koerner Chile’s anti-neoliberal rebellion is entering its third week, and the brutal crackdown continues. Hard-right President Sebastian Piñera and his generals have effectively decreed the country’s oligarch-dominated democracy out of existence by sending soldiers into the streets to kill, maim and torture their own people. And, for the most part, the Western corporate media…

A Tale of Two Massacres

Dan Kovalik One cannot escape the ample media coverage of the 25th anniversary of what has come to be known as the Tiananmen Square massacre, in which it is estimated that at least 300, and possibly 3000 civilians, were killed by state forces. Of course, that is a tragedy which deserves remembering and commemorating. And,…