Why Corruption Was the Main Theme at the 8th Americas Summit

Mision Verdad Translation by Tortilla Con Sal The origin of the Americas Summit back in 1994 was an expression of the exact political coordinates of that event, affiliated to the network of Pan-American institutions, promoted in the region by the United States via its flagship, the Organization of American States (OAS). That first summit held…

Evo Morales: “The Greatest Threat Against Freedom, Against Democracy, Against Mother Earth and Against Multilateralism Is the United States”

Bolivia’s President Evo Morales has warned that the United States is the greatest threat to democracy, and that Latin America mustn’t serve its agenda, following the attacks waged by the United States, France and the United Kingdom against Syria. “The biggest threat against freedom, against democracy, against Mother Earth and against multilateralism is the United…

From Miami to Lima: The Twisted Path of the Summit of the Americas

Cuba Debate The Eighth Summit of the Americas, set to be held April 13-14 in Lima, Peru, is the latest event organized by a controversial mechanism, which makes little contribution to regional integration, but contradictorily, serves to position the South’s interests in contrast to those the North seeks to impose. The history of these summits…

March 13: Grenadians Choosing Next Government on Revolution Day

Earl Bousquet The Gods would probably not have willed it. Or maybe they would have, but the day of the 39th Anniversary of the March 13th, 1979 Grenada Revolution is also being carved into history as the date of another historic event – an election to decide which of the multi-island state’s two major parties…

A Barbadian and Caribbean Tribute to Hugo Chavez

“The evidence is clear for all to see that Hugo Chavez was one of the greatest and most genuine friends that our Caribbean region has ever had!” David Commisiong When, on the 5th of March 2013, the great and heroic Commander Hugo Chavez passed off this mortal coil, the people of Venezuela lost a “father”…