The Body Count Rises in the US War Against Black People

By Ajamu Baraka Before we can even process the acquittal of the murders of Philado Castile, we hear about another murder of a black person by the police occupation forces.  This time the victim, Charleena Lyles, is a black woman who was also five months pregnant. Again, there is anger, confusion and calls for justice from the…

Venezuela’s Independence and Sovereignty Triumph at OAS

Venezuela’s Foreign Minister, Delcy Rodriguez, said Monday the ideals of independence and sovereign of the Venezuelan people triumphed at the meeting of the Organization of American States (OAS) in Cancun, Mexico, June 19. “Today we come with the strength of our people who took to the streets to denounce the interventionism of the Organization of…

Saint Vincent PM: ‘We Must Not Allow Trojan Horses to Enter Caracas!’

The longest-serving CARICOM prime minister expressed solidarity with both Cuba and Venezuela. By Earl Bousquet Vincentian Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves has called on Caribbean governments and regional credit unions to loudly condemn U.S. President Donald Trump’s reversal of recent positive advances in U.S.-Cuba relations started by his predecessor Barack Obama. Dr. Gonsalves also calls…

Caribbean Nations Stand with Venezuela as OAS Meets in Mexico

Failing to reach a consensus as Caribbean nations and other allies backed Venezuela in defending its sovereignty, Peru withdrew a draft resolution on the country Monday from the Organization of American States shortly before foreign ministers were set to meet to discuss the political situation in Venezuela in hopes of adopting a resolution on the…