Rosa Miriam Elizalde reports on the heroic actions of those who went out to save others after the Hotel Saratoga tragedy in Havana, Cuba.
Latin America & the Caribbean
Indigenous groups and supporters have spent the past month travelling in a convoy to regions where Western corporations are plundering water and resources. Tamara Pearson took part in the convoy.
Cuba is walking a diplomatic tightrope when it comes to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, writes Ian Ellis-Jones.
Climate & Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents six new books for activists.
Filmmakers Rodrigo Acuna and Nicholas Ford are aiming to have their Venezuela: The Cost of Challenging an Empire film ready in July. Jim McIlroy reports.
Protests erupted after Peru’s Constitutional Court reinstated a 2017 pardon granted to imprisoned former president Alberto Fujimori, reports Ben Radford.
Ian Ellis Jones reviews Don Fitz's recent book about Cuba's revolutionary heath care system.
Cuba has been revitalising its energy sector for the past 25 years, reports Ian Ellis-Jones. The result has been a rise in efficiency and a significant reduction in emissions.
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.
The newly inaugurated government of progressive President Xiomara Castro declared Honduras free of open-cut mining on February 28 to protect its environment, reports People's Dispatch.
Cuba was the first country in the world to begin the mass vaccination of children as young as two years old against COVID-19, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.
Paula Sanchez, Juana Maldonaldo, Ian Ellis-Jones and Ben Radford discuss the rise of struggle in Latin America.
Seventy-three-year-old former Sandinista leader Hugo Torres died in Nicaragua's capital on February 12. Dick Nichols pays tribute and looks at the circumstances leading to Torres's arrest and imprisonment eight months ago.
Hugo Chávez broke into Venezuela's political scene 30 years ago at the head of a civilian-military rebellion. Andreína Chávez Alava takes a look at the roots of the Bolivarian Revolution.
Since Peruvian president Pedro Castillo’s electoral victory in June, right-wing and anti-democratic forces have continued to campaign to remove him from office, reports Ben Radford.
Independent journalist and podcaster Rodrigo Acuña has teamed up with journalist Nicholas Ford on a new documentary project about Venezuela, reports Susan Price.