FARC-EP: Human Rights, Victims and Peace

Human rights, victims and peace Havana, Cuba, site of the peace talks, March 19, 2015 In the General Agreement for the Termination of the conflict and the Construction of a stable and lasting peace, signed by the government and the FARC-EP on August 26, 2012, it is stated specifically that “Respect for human rights in…

US Armored Columns March Through Six Eastern European Countries

Sputnik The United States Army will send a convoy of American soldiers and military vehicles through Eastern European countries near Russia’s western border, despite Moscow’s repeated expression of concern over NATO’s expansion of forces in the region. The 1,100 mile journey, dubbed “Dragoon Ride,” will last from March 21 through April 1 and wraps up months the US…

US War in Our Hemisphere and Venezuela’s National Liberation Struggle

By James Petras Introduction Why did Obama declare a ‘national emergency’, claim that Venezuela represents a threat to US national security and foreign policy, assume executive prerogatives and decree sanctions against top Venezuelan officials in charge of national security, at this time? Venezuela’s Support of Latin America Integration is Obama’s Great Fear To answer this…

Tensions Remain High in Ferguson

Police chief resigns and two officers are shot By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° Police in Ferguson have arrested 20-year-old Jeffrey Williams in connection with the shooting of two law-enforcement officers during the early morning hours of March 12. The officers went down in front of the police headquarters during a demonstration celebrating the resignation of…

The Destruction of Libya, the Destabilization of a Nation. US-NATO Crimes Against Humanity

By Professor Henry Francis B. Espiritu The late Col. Muammar Gaddafi, hailed as the “Great Leader” by the Libyan people during his incumbency, was murdered by Chad, Somali and Sudanese mercenaries in collusion with NATO and US invading forces on October 19, 2011. Gaddafi’s Libya, two years before he was ousted and assassinated was considered…