When All Lives Matter

Victor Fowler According to a document entitled “Economic Sanctions: Agencies Face Competing Priorities in Enforcing U.S. Embargo on Cuba,” published in November of 2007 by the United States Government Accountability Office, the embargo is “the most extensive set of U.S. sanctions against any country, including the rest of the countries designated by the U.S. government…

Colombian Campesino Leader: This is an Authoritarian Regime

Kawsachun News Social movements participate in Colombia’s national strike demonstrations. April 28, 2021. Photo: Surcando Comunicaciones We interviewed Ernesto Alexander Roa, President of the Coordinador Nacional Agrario de Colombia (National Agrarian Coordinator of Colombia – CNA), an indigenous and Afro-campesino organization that works for the defense and recovery of Colombia’s rural areas, dignified life and popular sovereignty. Ernesto spoke to…

Today, Defense of the Revolution Rests with the Media

Steve Lalla and Saheli Chowdhury Veteran combatant of Cuba’s revolutionary struggles, Comandante Víctor Dreke, in 2017. Photo: Le Soir/Dominique Duchesnes. Víctor Dreke, legendary commander of the Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces, called for those defending the Revolution today to recognize that the battlefield of the 21st century is the media. The comments were made at a…

The Media War Against Cuban Vaccines

José Manzaneda The achievements of Cuba, a country in the South under blockade, in developing not one, but five vaccines against COVID-19, are being recognized by major international media, traditionally belligerent against the island. This is the case of The Washington Post (1), BBC (2), CNN (3) or El País (4), among others. But there…

Bay of Pigs: First Defeat of Imperialism in Latin America

Francisco Javier Viamontes Correa In less than 72 hours, the Cuban people not only proved to the world that a small sovereign nation could defend itself against the biggest military power in the world. But that it could do so while declaring itself a socialist revolution in the process. The Bay of Pigs invasion, Playa…

Cuba: The Full Story on Soberana 01/02/Plus, Abdala, and Mambisa

Helen Yaffe Despite its limited material resources, Cuba is responsible for developing two of only 23 coronavirus vaccines to have entered phase III trials anywhere in the world – and it has another three on the way. Helen Yaffe (University of Glasgow) explains how the Soberana, Abdala, and Mambisa vaccines work; how they will roll…

Playa Giron: Birthplace of Cuba’s Anti-Imperialist Epic

Gustavo Veiga Fidel Castro led the defense of his country on the battlefield. 60th anniversary of the failed invasion by U.S.-funded mercenaries. The role of Washington, the CIA and John F. Kennedy in one of the most resounding military failures in U.S. history. In “Secrets of Generals”, a book by Cuban Luis Baez, a high-ranking…