In the face of police persecution, activists have been fighting for years to end the US military’s use of Shannon Airport, writes Vijay Prashad.
Cuba will host a peace conference calling for the removal of United States military bases from foreign countries and for an end to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the global arms race. Ian Ellis-Jones reports.
According to a new UN Human Rights Council report, the worst human rights violations on Cuban soil take place at the hands of United States agents at the Guantánamo Bay prison, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.
The first prisoners of the “War on Terror” — declared by US president George W Bush — began arriving at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, on January 11, 2002, writes Binoy Kampmark.
The world was again entering an era of “dark capitalist and imperialist barbarism” which acts against human dignity, the integrity of Mother Earth and the sovereignty of countries, Bolivian President Evo Morales told the United Nations General Assembly on September 21.
Morales, Bolivia’s first indigenous president, called for a “new world order” that, rather than building walls, built a global citizenry where all people live together as a common family.