Posts Tagged: latin america

Is Venezuela the Real Target of Bush’s New Cuba Plan?

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Reprinted from Counterpunch Cuba calls the shots; and Venezuela pays the bills. That is the major premise underlying the Report made public last Monda...

Protests to end Bush’s travel ban to Cuba

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The fourth protest to end travel restrictions to Cuba took place on July 8 in front of Hialeah City Hall , a largely Cuban immigrant city close to Mia...

Right-wing pressures Miami-Dade Schools to ban book on Cuba

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On June 21, a book for 5 to 7-year olds entitled “Vamos a Cuba,” and its English counterpart, “A Visit to Cuba,” were banned b...

Chronicle of a war foretold

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The following article by Ricardo Alarcón, president of the National Assembly of People's Power in Cuba , was published on July 5 in the Cuban n...

United States funds pro-imperialist ‘democrats’

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The history of U.S. intervention in Latin America is well documented. There have been scores of military invasions and covert operations in nearly eve...

New perspectives on the immigration debate

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Ron Wilkins is a professor of Africana Studies at California State University, Dominguez Hills. A former member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating...

Venezuela prepares for a ‘war of resistance’

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Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez announced preparations for a “war of resistance” against a potential U.S. invasion during his week...

Chavez points to socialism as the only way to stop barbarism

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Socialism is the only way to thwart barbarism and bring the humankind to a turning point in its fateful history, said Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez...

April 1965 and the unfinished Dominican revolution

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On April 28, 1965, 42,000 U.S. troops poured into the Dominican Republic to put down the beginnings of a democratic revolution. The invasion and repre...

People’s insurgency in Colombia challenges U.S.-backed regime

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On March 1, Colombian president Álvaro Uribe Vélez launched his campaign for reelection. In order to do so, the Colombian congress—...