China in Latin America: The US Loses its “Backyard”

Misión Verdad China formally invited Latin America to participate in the Belt and Road Initiative in January 2018, during its meeting with the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) in Santiago, Chile, where the Chinese and Venezuelan chancellors shook hands. Since then, 16 countries in the region have expressed their intention to be…

Intervention in Venezuela: A Tour of US Military Bases in Curaçao and Aruba

Misión Verdad “Aerial detection and monitoring of suspicious air and maritime drug trafficking activities” would appear to be the objective of these military bases (Photo: U.S. Air Force). Aruba and Curaçao are two Caribbean territories under the dominance (in terms of security and foreign policy) of the Netherlands. Since 1999, the United States has agreed…

The Integration of the Latin American Right

Adalberto Santana In the current moments of April 2019 we can recognize that in the conservative governments of Latin America and the Caribbean is present a pragmatic project, which manifests itself as a new period of regional conservatism. One of its instances of convergence has been the Lima Group (Argentina with Mauricio Macri; Brazil with…

Duqu 2.0, Lead Actor on Electric Cyber-attacks Against Venezuela

Alfredo Hurtado CYBERWAR AGAINST IRAN In 2010, a computer attack succeeded in delaying Iran’s peaceful nuclear program for two years. A virus called Stuxnet took control of 1,000 centrifuges needed to purify and enrich uranium to turn it into nuclear fuel. It managed to completely destroy 20% of them. For the first time, a virus…

Let’s Talk Cuban About the Helms-Burton

Raúl Antonio Capote The Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity Act is a vengeful monstrosity that is aimed at breaking the soul of Cuba, through whatever bloodletting is needed, causing an immense shock to leave us prostrate forever. The goal is the extermination of a nation. Let’s imagine two hypothetical scenarios, impossible for those of us…

Cuban Revolutionary Government Declaration on the Playa Girón Anniversary

Granma Today, April 17, is the anniversary of the launching of the United State’s 1961 military invasion at Playa Girón. (Bay of Pigs) The Cuban people’s resolute response in defense of the Revolution and socialism, within only 72 hours, produced the first military defeat of imperialism in America. Strangely, the date was chosen by the…

Mike Pompeo Concludes His Tour in Cúcuta, on the Venezuelan Border

Marco Teruggi Mike Pompeo, U.S. Secretary of State, former director of the CIA, was in the Colombian city of Cúcuta, on the Venezuelan border, yesterday afternoon. He was accompanied by President Ivan Duque, Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes, and Vice President Marta Lucía Ramírez. They toured the humanitarian aid collection center and the Simón Bolívar international…