NATO Confirms Direct Role in Mali War

Rick Rozoff Takuba Task Force. Menaka Base, Mali. Daphne Benoît, AFP The North Atlantic Treaty Organization reports that the NATO Support and Procurement Agency signed a Framework Technical Agreement with the Takuba Task Force in Mali in Luxembourg on June 9. The task force has been a de facto NATO operation since its inception. The…

Nicaragua: The Schizophrenic Right and the Forgetful Empire

Carlos Fonseca Terán Nicaragua’s sell-out right-wing of creole colonial-remnant oligarchs and subordinate classless hangers on lives in a parallel universe and they believe everyone else does too. Among its various class components, it is the oligarchy which imposes the guidance to follow, namely, what is true and what is false, what is good and what…

Nicaragua 2021: A New Imperial Aggression

Sergio Rodríguez Gelfenstein Nicaragua is a small country in Central America that has a population 50 times and an area 75 times smaller than that of the United States. The U.S. GDP (in 2019) was 1,772 times that of Nicaragua the same year. The United States has 5 thousand 113 nuclear warheads, 11 aircraft carriers…

NATO’s Post-Summit Mission: Build Global Alliance against China, Russia

Rick Rozoff After the one-day NATO summit in Brussels concluded on Monday, the bloc’s general secretary, Jens Stoltenberg, gave an address before members of the Western press corps, answering several questions. His comments consisted of a summary of the results of the summit, which was a mere formality (“All leaders agreed that…Europe and North America…

Genocide and War Crimes: The Effects of “Sanctions” Against Syria

Misión Verdad In Venezuela we have experienced the direct offensive of U.S. unilateral coercive measures (UCM) first hand. But we are not the only country that has been a victim of the financial-economic-commercial criminality of the United States and its “partners”, nor the last to suffer its consequences. Other peoples in their struggle of resistance…

China Responds to NATO

Rick Rozoff After months of NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg mercilessly – tediously – denouncing Russia and China ahead of yesterday’s summit, the communiqué issued after it finally raised China’s ire. Two of the document’s 79 points addressed China. The second was conciliatory; the first was confrontational. It was the first time the 30-nation military…

The Coup Taking Place in Peru

José Carlos Llerena, Vijay Prashad Keiko Fujimori and Fernando Rospigliosi. While by all accounts, Pedro Castillo won the second round presidential elections, his adversary has refused to concede, and many fear that tensions could escalate with the help of Peru’s loyal right and the newly appointed US ambassador Pedro Castillo of the Perú Libre party…

The Coup-Plotting OAS asks for Support to Overthrow the Nicaraguan Government

Stella Calloni The Organization of American States (OAS), which leads coups in various Latin American countries, with the open involvement of Secretary General Luis Almagro, is now trying to apply the so-called “democratic charter” to Nicaragua, in a desperate response to the revelation of a number of documents in the United States, concerning the real…

U.S. Interference Threatens Latin American Elections

Stella Calloni In its plan to colonially control Latin America, the United States openly intervenes in the elections of the region through the Organization of American States (OAS) whose Secretary General Luis Almagro, who was at the head of the coup in Bolivia against President Evo Morales manipulating the results of the elections of October…

Global Outcry after Venezuela Financially Blocked from COVAX Initiative

Peoples Dispatch Venezuelan vice-president Delcy Rodríguez announced in a press conference that Venezuela’s last payment to the COVAX initiative to acquire vaccines was blocked. The member countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America – People’s Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP), on June 13, rejected the decision of the Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS)…

New York State Assembly Says YES to Reparations

Stephen Millies June 10 news conference at the African Burial Ground in New York City. SLL photo: Stephen Millies The New York State Assembly voted 107-43 on June 9 to establish the “New York State Community Commission on Reparations Remedies.” The 43 assembly members who voted against this historic act authored by Assembly Member Charles…