Italy Confirms Life Sentences For ‘Plan Cóndor’ Coup Officials

Kawsachun News The Supreme Court of Italy has today confirmed the life sentences of 14 people involved in Plan Cóndor, the operation in which the United States-backed dictatorships of South America coordinated across borders to brutally repress leftist opposition in the 1970s and 1980s, committing crimes against humanity. The sentence falls on 14 soldiers and…

The History of US and British Support to Mussolini’s Fascism

Shane Quinn Benito Mussolini and Adolf Hitler stand together on an reviewing stand during Mussolini’s official visit in Munich. | Credit:: Wikimedia Commons  A figure like Benito Mussolini could only have taken power in a nation plagued by severe illness. Italy, a resource poor state, had been virtually bankrupted by expenditure in World War One,…

Covid-19 Started in Italy, in September 2019, Not in China in December

Eric Zuesse The covid-19, or coronavirus-19, virus didn’t start in Wuhan China in December 2019, as has been widely reported till now. This new or “novel” virus was first infecting people in Italy, by no later than September 2019, according to researchers at the Italian Association for Cancer Research, and published on November 11th, as…

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:…

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…

#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…

Italy: Coronavirus Hysteria (and a Lesson from Aleppo)

Marinella Correggia We should listen to the lesson in dignity that comes from Aleppo. 
In Aleppo, Syria, a country whose destruction – by jihadist terrorists and mercenaries – Italy has politically supported since 2011, together with other NATO countries and the Gulf monarchies, they are praying for Italy. At the same time from that resilient…