Cuba and the Historic Generation that the U.S. Could Not Kill

By Alejandra Garcia, published on Resumen English, April 20, 2021 This Monday, Cuba closed the doors of its most important political event of 2021: the eighth Congress of the Communist Party (PCC). Following four days of sessions, 60 years after the failure of the US invasion of the island, the historic generation of the Revolution took the podium to announce[…]

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Why There Are No George Floyds in Cuba

by August H. Nimtz, published in Fire This Time Newspaper, April, 2021 “I can’t breathe” were the final words of George Floyd, repeated more than 20 times while a white Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin, pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck for nearly nine minutes on May 25, 2020. The horrific killing of George Floyd ignited mass anti-police brutality protests[…]

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Racial Capitalism and the Betrayal of Haiti

By Yves Engler, published on Socialist Action, April 5, 2021 Qui Bono in Haiti? [jb] Domination by multinational corporations and “light skinned” local capitalists — that’s the story of Haiti as illustrated by one recent event. The day after his already paper-thin constitutional legitimacy completely eroded Jovenel Moïse gave significant amounts of Haitian land to a light-skinned oligarch working with Coca-Cola. According[…]

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US Imperialist Boot on Haiti

by Marty Goodman, published on Socialist Action, March 23, 2021 On Feb. 28, thousands of Haitians marched through the capital, Port-au-Prince, and other cities across the country to demand that the de facto President Jovenal Moïse and his corrupt crony capitalist blood-stained oligarchy step down. A relentless, arrogant U.S. imperialism is putting its money – once again – on this[…]

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National Weekend Of Action: US Out Of Haiti

By Popular Resistance, March 9, 2021 March 29 is the anniversary of the 1987 Haitian Constitution written after the 1986 overthrow of the brutal Jean-Claude Duvalier dictatorship. The 1987 Constitution was designed to create “a socially just, economically free, and politically independent Haitian nation.” Those ideals are again in crisis. The US-backed de facto president of Haiti Jovenel Moïse is[…]

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BAP-Chicago Statement in Solidarity with Haiti

Statement by Black Alliance for Peace, published on, March 18, 2021 “We stand with the Haitian people because it is our responsibility as believers in self-determination and people-centered human rights, to do so.” “We will never retreat, even when they attempt to confuse us with intersectional imperialism and identity reductionism.” The following remarks were delivered at a Black Alliance for[…]

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Haiti Update

by Chavannes Jean-Baptiste, submitted by Paul Pumphrey, February 24, 2021 This is an interesting report from someone inside Haiti. CONTEXT Haiti has been going through a global crisis, a structural crisis for a long time. This crisis has hit all sectors of national life for many years. But it has become catastrophic, unbearable since the arrival of the PHTK (Parti[…]

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Biden Must Reprogram Funds for Subversion in Cuba

By Alejandra Garcia, published on Resumen English, March 3, 2021 Of the never-ending list of U.S. measures against Cuba, much is said about the six-decade economic blockade. However, less attention is paid to the former U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to maintain the program that has allocated over $250 million in the last twenty years to covert subversion operations against[…]

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The Unbearable Levity of Digital Monopolies

by Rosa Miriam Elizalde, published on Resumen English, February 17, 2021 The closure of Trump’s accounts comes too late and does not have the smell of carnations, but of another discretionary practice of private Internet monopolies, which act according to the winds blowing in Washington. Trump’s expulsion from the paradise of social media platforms, as a result of the assault[…]

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