Cuba, Haiti, Helms-Burton and the Crime of Insubordination

Raúl Antonio Capote It took Haiti 122 years to pay off its debt of independence, a neocolonial strategy that remains in place and leads to chronic underdevelopment. Photo: Juvenal Balán Haiti was the first free nation in Latin America and the Caribbean, the first nation in the modern world emerging from a slave revolt, and…

‘No Longer US’ Backyard,’ Latin America Sends United Message

Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announces he will not attend the Summit of Americas as the US did not invite all the governments of the region during the daily morning press conference in Mexico City on June 6, 2022. Photo: AFP The Summit of the Americas scheduled to be held in Los Angeles between…

ALBA and Nicaragua: Defending Solidarity in a Divided World

Stephen Sefton Controversy has dogged this June’s United States government organized Summit of the Americas. Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela had already given up on the OAS, seriously damaging the credibility of the Organization of American States as a trustworthy hemispheric forum for the countries North America, Latin America and the Caribbean. However many countries decide…

ALBA-TCP Summit of the Americas Declaration

Kawsachun News ALBA-TCP Heads of State and Government meet in Havana. May 27, 2022. Photo: Presidencia de Cuba Cuba has once again hosted the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean that make up the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-People’s Trade Agreement (ALBA-TCP) for their 21st Summit. The main objectives of Friday’s…

Evo Morales Urges Bolivia to Withdraw from OAS as More Presidents Look to Skip Latin American Summit

Wyatt Reed The Organization of American States (OAS) is looking increasingly marginalized as Bolivia’s former president calls for the country to become the latest to leave and more presidents ponder missing Biden’s Summit Of the Americas Bolivian ex-President Evo Morales suggested Sunday that his country should leave the Organization of American States, the international organization…

Dominica PM Roosevelt Skerrit Receives Order of José Martí

Kawsachun News Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit arrives in Cuba. April 25, 2022. Prime Minister of Dominica Roosevelt Skerrit has expressed feeling “a deep sense of honor and pride and a profound sense of humility” having received the Order of José Martí by the government and people of Cuba. Skerrit spoke upon his return to Dominica…

Why Non-Alignment is Urgent for the Global South

Nontobeko Hlela 29 September 1960: From left, at the end of a non-aligned conference, are Jawaharlal Nehru of India, Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana, Gamal Abdel Nasser of Egypt, Sukarno of Indonesia and Josip Broz Tito of Yugoslavia (Photograph supplied by Getty Images) “We have been outside looking in for too long to believe the West…

‘U.S.-NATO Proxy War in Ukraine is an Extension of the War Against Us’

Gloria Verdieu Gloria Verdieu speaks at inauguration of VII International Seminar for Peace and Abolition of Foreign Military Bases in Guantanamo, Cuba. Photo: Siempre con Cuba Presentation on behalf of the Socialist Unity Party and Women In Struggle at VII International Seminar for Peace and the Abolition of Foreign Military Bases in Guantanamo, Cuba, May…

Declaration III Continental Assembly ALBA Movements

Peoples Dispatch Closing panel at the III ALBA Assembly in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Photo: ALBA Movements The III Continental Assembly of ALBA Movements held in Argentina from April 27-30 concluded with a panel highlighting proposals and initiatives of people’s movements to transform the world. After four days of debates and reflection, the III Continental Assembly…