Honduras in Flames

A highway protest on December 1 against vote tampering in favor of President Juan Orlando Hernández, popularly known as JOH – “Get Out JOH, narco-dictator!” (Honduras Solidarity Network) Aaron Schneider and Rafael R. Ioris Ten days after Honduras’ presidential elections, results have not been announced and Honduras is in flames. Thousands of demonstrators have been…

US Enemy List: Prospects and Perspectives

James Petras Introduction For almost 2 decades, the US pursued a list of ‘enemy countries’ to confront, attack, weaken and overthrow. This imperial quest to overthrow ‘enemy countries’ operated at various levels of intensity, depending on two considerations: the level of priority and the degree of vulnerability for a ‘regime change’ operation. The criteria for…

Pentagon Explanations for Niger Operations Cannot Conceal Strategic Interests

Abayomi Azikiwe Internationalist 360° Almost on a daily basis the recounting of circumstances involving the killings of four United States Green Berets in the West African state of Niger has shifted. Even senior members of the Senate have stated that they had no idea that Pentagon troops were conducting offensive operations in the country. Niger,…

Tri-Continental Nations Support Caribbean Quest for Reparations

Earl Bousquet The symposium was very deep and wide in its breadth of topics and discussed the matter of reparatory justice from almost every angle. Caribbean, North and South American, African, European and Jamaican advocates for reparations were heard louder than they had bargained for when they addressed a very wide range of related topical…

Judicial Sovereignty: Victoire Ingabire and the African Court

Ann Garrison and  Chief Charles A. Taku “The Court should intensify the war against the impunity and brutality of African police states and their non-African sponsors.” Friends and supporters of Rwandan political prisoner Victoire Ingabire are still waiting for the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights to rule on her appeal. In 2011, Victoire attempted…