#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…

Italian Police Discover Qatari Missile in Raid on a Neo-Nazi Fascist Group

A missile that once belonged to the Qatari Armed Forces has been seized by Italian authorities. Reportedly, the missile was sold by Qatar to an unnamed country in 1994. The missile was about to be resold by Forza Nouva, a neo-nazi fascist group to an unidentified foreign government before the Italian security forces raided their…

Sea Rescue is Not a Crime

Peoples Dispatch On June 29, Italian authorities arrested Carola Rackete, the captain of an NGO rescue ship carrying 42 migrants to the Italian port of Lampedusa. On June 26, the rescue vessel, Sea-Watch 3, reached Lampedusa, defying the restraining orders given by Italy’s far-right anti-immigrant interior minister Matteo Salvini. The vessel, run by the NGO…

Libya: The Hidden Turkish Intervention

Alessandro Lattanzio Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, and Fayez al-Sarraj, the Chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council in Istanbul As of 30 April, the LNA controlled 1259800 square kilometres of territory (equal to 77.58% of the surface of Libya, including 6.5% of the Tuariq Council area), the Tebus controlled 260989 square kilometres (16.07%) and…

‘European Union Is An Imperialist Pole, It Can Only Support Its Own Kind’

Muhammed Shabeer Peoples Dispatch in conversation with Francesco Valerio della Croce from the Italian Communist Party (PCI), on anti-immigrant laws, the ultra-right in Europe, the EU and the Italian left. Italy is going through an unprecedented period of right-wing surge and hyper nationalist political charades. The populist government in the country, partnered by right-wing hyper…

The Art of War: The Great Game of Military Bases in Africa

Manlio Dinucci Internationalist 360° Italian soldiers on a mission to Djibouti have donated some sewing machines to the humanitarian organization that assists refugees in this small country of the Horn of Africa, strategically located on the fundamental trade route between Asia and Europe at the mouth of the Red Sea across from Yemen. Here Italy…