Grenada’s 1979 Revolution

Forever Remembered, Never to be Forgotten! Earl Bousquet The young revolutionaries of the 1979-83 era, at home and abroad, have all grown into advanced adulthood. It’s still quite uncertain why Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell has again set March 13, the anniversary date of the 1979 Revolution led by Maurice Bishop, as the date for…

High Stakes for Grenada Election on Revolution’s Anniversary

The announcement of the March 13 election date on January 28 gave Grenadian voters and political parties only 45 days to prepare. Earl Bousquet Grenadians are getting ready to head to the polls in just six weeks. Voters have been registering to cast their ballots and a host of political parties have nominated candidates for…

Haiti and America’s Historic Debt

Editor’s Comment: Robert Parry passed away this weekend. His son Nat wrote a moving tribute describing the highlights and challenges of his father’s career as a journalist who never compromised the truth. Robert Parry’s Legacy and the Future of Consortiumnews. President Trump says his “tough” language on immigration, which reportedly included decrying “shithole” nations, didn’t…

Latin America and the Caribbean Seeking Unity and Peace

The turmoil seen in the North, during 2017, confirmed that regional unity and integration are essential for Latin American and Caribbean nations, in their efforts to continue advancing along the path of development in peace. Jeiddy Martínez Armas | informacion@granma.cu As a Presidential candidate in 2016, the Republican tycoon Donald Trump defended aggressive policy against…