Catatumbo in Dispute

María Fernanda Barreto Mouth of the Catatumbo River with Lake Maracaibo (Photo: Alan Highton / Cordon Press) The beautiful and strategic Catatumbo River originates in Colombia in the department of Norte de Santander and runs 240 kilometers until it reaches the Venezuelan border. From there it enters the state of Zulia, and flows its last…

45th Anniversary of Terrorist Bombing of Cubana Flight 455 in Barbados

Kawsachun News Left: Commander in Chief Fidel Castro embraces Carlos Alberto Cremata, son of one of the victims of the terrorist attack and president of the Committee of Relatives of the Victims of the Cubana 455 terrorist attack, in front of the monument commemorating the victims. Barbados, December 7, 2005. Photo: Ismael Francisco Today marks…

Haiti has the World’s Second Largest Iridium Deposits

Graham G. Henry As difficult to work with as it is rare, iridium is found in large quantities in Haiti’s southeast, which has the second largest reserves in the world. This metal is today worth more than gold and Bitcoin. Its resistance to high temperatures and corrosion makes it almost indispensable in the manufacture of…

Let Haiti Breathe – CORE Group Out of Haiti

Kevin Edmonds Dismantling the unelected and colonialist CORE Group is the first step to loosening the imperialist stranglehold over Haiti. On a hot August afternoon, members from Solidarité Québec-Haïti, a group rooted in Canada’s Haitian diaspora community, gathered In front of the Canadian parliament buildings in the capital city of Ottawa. They chanted and waved…

38 Years After the US Invasion of Grenada, People Ask “Where is the Body of Maurice Bishop?”

🇬🇩 This month marks the 38th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Grenada. Following the assassination of Maurice Bishop, Washington worked to dismantle the people's Revolution, led by the New Jewel Movement. Dr. Terence Marryshow: pic.twitter.com/87GbXfhIHw — Kawsachun News (@KawsachunNews) October 5, 2021 Dr. Terence Marryshow, who was Captain of the People's Revolutionary Army responsible…

Haiti and the US “Responsibility to Protect”

 Erica Caines “If Haiti just quietly sunk into the Caribbean or just rose up 300 feet, it wouldn’t matter a whole lot to our interests.” sitting us president, Joe Biden On August 14th, the southern third of Haiti was hit by a 7.2 magnitude earthquake, resulting in a death count of up to 2,200 people…

Borders, Blackness, and Empire

Jemima Pierre The spectacle of violence against Haitians at the U.S.-Mexico border needs to be seen in light of ongoing U.S. imperialism in Haiti. It took two days. It took two days for the United States government to deport more than 6,000 asylum seekers to Haiti. Almost 15,000 people, all presumably Haitian, have been encamped…

Haiti: The Epitome of Imperialism

Marzieh Hashemi Many people have been shocked and outraged when seeing the images coming from the Texas border with Mexico, where American border agents are seen intimidating and even whipping Haitians trying to get into the country. To really understand this picture, one has to go back in time. Haiti’s history is so intertwined with…

AMLO is Right: We Must Leave the OAS Behind

Piedad Córdova Ruíz AMLO proposes to bury the Organization of American States, which he rightly calls a lackey organization. In the framework of the bicentenary of the first independence deeds in Our America, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, AMLO, taking up the Bolivarian ideology, proposes to bury the Organization of American States, which he…