Fidel Castro Ruz: The Birthday

I wish to express my most profound gratitude for the shows of respect, the greetings and the gifts that I have received in recent days, which give me the strength to reciprocate through ideas that I will transmit to the militants of our Party and relevant organizations. By Fidel Castro Ruz August 15, 2016 internet@granma.cu…

Fidel the Guerrilla in 2015–16 and Beyond

By Arnold August Presentation by Arnold August on the panel “A Tribute to Fidel Castro on His 90th Birthday” World Social Forum Montreal 2016, August 12, 2016 During Obama’s historic visit to Cuba on March 20–23, 2016, I was commentating on the event with Cuban colleagues for the Caracas-based TeleSUR television network. On the Cuban…

Latin America, US Terrorism and Global Solidarity

This poignant story is just one among countless others across Latin America and the Caribbean, let alone the rest of the world in the numerous countries destroyed by the United States government and its allies, from Korea to Vietnam, to Libya and Syria. People young and old at grass roots will forever remember the sacrifices…

Martinique and Algeria’s Fanon Remembered

“When we revolt it’s not for a particular culture. We revolt simply because, for many reasons, we can no longer breathe.” Frantz Omar Fanon was born July 20, 1925 in the Caribbean nation of Martinique. He was a revolutionary philosopher, writer and psychiatrist who participated and influenced political processes for liberation across the world. His…

The Legacy of Ernesto “Che” Guevara

Ernesto Che Guevara was executed by a Bolivian soldier in the village of La Higuera, Bolivia, on Oct. 9, 1967. The soldier was acting on orders that emanated directly from the President of Bolivia at the time, Rene Barrientos. Guevara was summarily executed for fear that his trial would become a public spectacle that would…

Fidel Castro: Absolved by History!

Fidel Castro: “History Will Absolve Me” Comrade Fidel Castro made a rare appearance at the closing of the VII Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba. A great revolutionary, an incredible human being, Fidel deserves the full respect of every communist, of everyone who believes in the ideals of Marxism-Leninism. By Nikos Mottas “Socialism is…

Remembering Berta Cáceres

‘Why Did She Not Get Out?’ By Tortilla Con Sal For Honduras, the question is how long this dark nightmare of violence and repression will continue. Today we learned of the savage murder of Berta Caceres, the outstanding Indigenous people’s leader from western Honduras. The first words I heard in response to the news were…

Tribute to Amilcar Cabral by Poet Alda Do Espirito Santo

‘If I should die tomorrow, nothing will change in the inevitable evolution of the struggle of our people and our victory’. Amílcar Cabral. (1) By Dr. Kwame Opoku We commemorate this year the forty-third anniversary of the death of the valiant founder and combatant of the PAIGC (Partido Africano da Independência da Guiné e Cabo…

Claudia Jones : Revolutionary Pan-Africanist

Claudia Jones used the organizational space of the Communist Party to advance the cause of anti-racism, world peace, decolonization and the class struggle. By Ajamu Nangwaya Claudia Jones was a revolutionary whose activism spanned two continents, North America and Europe. Claudia Vera Cumberbatch was born on February 21, 1915 in Belmont, Trinidad and Tobago, the…