Haiti Seethes with Anger!

Photo from TellerReport.com, Haitian youth demonstrate against the people in power. ~from TellerReport News by Marty Goodman, from Socialist Action, November 11, 2018 Beginning Nov. 18 and for some six days, rebellion gripped Haiti. The Haitian masses jammed the streets, shutting down schools, transportation and businesses, some lighting bonfires of rubber tires at street corners or torching symbols of authority[…]

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Haitians Protest Theft of Oil Aid From Venezuela

Photo: On Sep. 2, hundreds marched through Port-au-Prince to ask where money from the PetroCaribe Fund had gone. ~Milo Milfort/Haïti Liberté Protests over PetroCaribe Continue as Haitian President Seeks Imperialist Support By John Marion , from World Socialist Website,  21 November 2018 For the second time in a month, thousands of Haitians took to the streets on Sunday to demand[…]

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End the U.S. blockade of Cuba!

Image Anonymous, June 8, 2006, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License Posted by Workers World Editor, November 16, 2018 Opinion polls said it. Now the Florida midterm elections show it. Two of three South Florida representatives to the U.S. House who had prioritized hostility to socialist Cuba lost their seats. Ileana Roz-Lehtinen’s hand-picked replacement couldn’t win her former congressional seat; Carlos[…]

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UNGA Overwhelmingly Votes Against Cuba Blockade, All US Amendments Defeated

Image:  Billboard in Havana, Cuba that reads in Spanish: “Blockade, the longest genocide in history.” Nov. 1, 2018 | Photo: Reuters TeleSUR reported the following on November 1, 2018. Israel and the United States were once again the only two countries to vote in favor of the brutal economic blockade against Cuba. United Nations member states voted 189 to 2[…]

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Puerto Rico Tribunal Verdict: U.S. Is Guilty Of Crimes Against Humanity

Image: Header from Puerto Rico Tribunal Facebook Page Editor’s note:  This post is composed of information from the Puerto Rico Tribunal Facebook Page, from information circulated by the Black Alliance for Peace, and from posts on The International Action Center ( IAC) website (prologue) and Popular Resistance Newsletter (followup). The following is a summary of the indictment prepared by Agusto[…]

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May Day in Puerto Rico: Mass marches combat austerity & privatization

Photo: The Teachers’ Federation of Puerto Rico (FMPR) continued its militant opposition to the government closing of public schools (left) during May Day in San Juan. Contingents from all regions and sectors of the people united against the assaults of U.S.-imposed austerity. By Berta Joubert-Ceci, originally posted on Workers World, May 8 On May Day, the extreme political devastation in[…]

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Puerto Rico Homeowners Brace for Another Disaster: Foreclosure

by David Dayan “Maybe they believe the land is worth more than keeping people in the homes.” Lenders to Puerto Rican homeowners have kicked foreclosures into high gear in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, skirting local and federal borrower protections. According to attorneys and experts, lenders have ignored federal moratoria on foreclosures; placed notices of default in newspapers where they’re[…]

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