Three Political Fronts Where Chavism Has Taken the Offensive in 2020

Misión Verdad The popular mobilization of women and men in civic-military union and the measures of social protection and promotion are the driving forces of Chavismo. Photo: Archives A crisis that is not only circumstantial or regional, but systemic and global, has been catalyzed by the pandemic that branches out from the geopolitical to the…

Venezuela Denounces ‘Absurd Decision’ of UK to Retain its Gold Reserves

Peoples Dispatch “Venezuela must be respected! We don’t accept sanctions!” Photo: Venezuela Analysis British Judge Nigel Teare ruled on Thursday July 2 against the constitutional government of Venezuela led by President Nicolás Maduro and denied access to Venezuela’s Central Bank to their gold reserves held in the Bank of England. The reasoning of the court…

Covid 19: June “Revelations” and Confirmations

Marinella Correggia Rome’s famed Colosseum reopened on June 1. (AFP) For months we have witnessed the twists and turns, revelations and corrections around Covid-19. Great is the confusion under the sky. But we are not in Mao’s time, and therefore the situation is by no means a good one. Let’s connect some dots. 1. WHO:…

Legal Battle Begins Over Venezuelan Gold Seized by England

Misión Verdad Two masked pedestrians pass in front of the Bank of England building during the Covid-19 outbreak in London. Photo: Toby Melville / Reuters The Supreme Court of Justice of England will decide the fate of the Venezuelan state’s gold reserves held by the Bank of England (BOE), resources valued at nearly $2 billion…

NATO at the Helm of Italian Foreign Policy

Manlio Dinucci NATO Defence Ministers (for Italy Lorenzo Guerini, Pd), meeting by videoconference on 17/18 June, made a series of “decisions to strengthen the deterrence of the Alliance”. No one in Italy, however, speaks about it, neither in the media (including social media) nor in the political world, where an absolute multipartisan silence reigns over…

Blood On Their Hands: The Human Cost of Foreign Support for Bolsonaro

Brasil Wire At the time of publication, June 23, 2020, Brazil has just passed the grim marker of 50 thousand confirmed Covid-19 deaths. Estimates generated from the Notary Public system’s obituary reports suggest that real mortality figures are closer to 85,000, and a nationwide study in which a representative sample of 25,000 people in 90…

French Communist Youth Leader: “When the Lockdown is Over, We Will Have a Whole World to Reinvent”

Muhammed Shabeer Mouvement Jeunes communistes de France (MJCF) or the Jeunesse Communiste (JC) is a member of the World Federation of Democratic Youth(WFDY). Interview with Léon Deffontaines, general secretary of Mouvement Jeunes Communistes de France (MJCF) France has been going through turbulent times marked by widespread protests from organized and unorganized sectors of the working…

#CubaSalva: Battle for Life in Turin

Enrique Ubieta April 25 is Liberation Day from Nazi-Fascism in Italy. Mussolini, supported by the German army, was clinging to power in the north of the peninsula. A popular uprising, supported by the guerrillas (partisans) coming down from the mountains, caused the Germans to retreat. El Duce escaped, but a few days later he was…

Why Did Cuba Send a Medical Brigade to Italy? “Homeland is Humanity”

Yoselina Guevara Italy is facing one of the most acute health crises due to the exponential spread of the coronavirus, especially in the northern part of the country, which is the industrial heart of the peninsula. The Government and the community are making efforts, but the reality is that there are not enough doctors for…

Cuban Medical Internationalism Leads the Fight against COVID-19

Cuba has sent a brigade of doctors and nurses to Italy over the weekend, for the first time, to help in the fight against the new coronavirus at the request of the most affected region in the European country, Lombardy. The Caribbean island has sent its “army of white coats” to disaster sites around the…

NATO for Global Health. The Bland and Surreal Secretary Stoltenberg

Marinella Correggia Could NATO have missed it? No. Missiles, bombs, tanks and fighter bombers are known to be the most effective remedy against viruses. Much better than the Cuban doctors who arrived in Lombardy on March 22. The interview with the Secretary General of the Atlantic Alliance, Jens Stoltenberg, with the Italian newspaper Republica, evokes…

Ideological Virus

Ruperto Concha At the moment, the figures of infections and cases of death caused by the fatal Corona Virus 19 are certainly very serious. In cold numbers, the World Health Organization (WHO) made it clear: “It took more than three months for the pandemic to reach its first 10,000 victims. Now, in just 12 days,…