Latin America & the Caribbean

The US feigns empathy with the Cuban people in their quest for food and other necessities, but its policies have been designed to cause hardship, writes Ian Ellis-Jones.

US President Joe Biden is seeking to exploit the recent protests in Cuba to punish Cubans and destabilise the country, reports Barry Sheppard.

The Australia-Cuba Friendship Society organised a solidarity event to protest the crippling United States blockade on Cuba, reports Alex Brainbridge.

As the investigation into President Jovenel Moïse’s assassination unfolds, the United States is laying the groundwork to deploy troops into Haiti, writes Dan Cohen.

The US government says it is going to help Central America fight corruption and free the Cuban people. But any help from the US comes with ulterior motives, writes Tamara Pearson.

For six decades now, the United States has unsuccessfully sought to achieve regime change in Cuba, writes Ian Ellis-Jones.

The campaign to overturn Peru’s presidential election results is one of “unconventional warfare”, report José Carlos Llerena Robles and Vijay Prashad.

Despite promises made during his election campaign, US President Joe Biden has continued Donald Trump’s inhumane policies towards refugees fleeing horrific conditions south of the border, writes Barry Sheppard

Kim Ives looks at events in the days leading up to Jovenel Moise's assassination in Haiti.

The decades-long campaign demanding truth and justice for victims of Chilean General Augusto Pinochet’s dictatorship scored two important victories in Australia last month, reports Federico Fuentes.

British-based media outlet Alborada has launched a new podcast, Indestructible, Green Left spoke to podcast host, Rodrigo Acuña, about the new initiative.

Despite rain, about 750,000 protesters took to the streets of Brazil to demand “vaccine in the arm, food on the plate and get out Bolsonaro”, write Brasil de Fato.

People's Dispatch report that thousands of Uruguayan workers observed a 24-hour national strike against the right-wing government of President Luis Lacalle Pou.

Thousands of Peruvians took to the streets in Lima and other cities to defend the presidential electoral victory of socialist candidate Pedro Castillo. People's Dispatch reports.

In the face of a deep economic and political crisis, Venezuela’s government has turned right on policy while repressing the left. Antonio González Plessmann speaks to Green Left about the situation.

A form of “people’s war” is emerging in Haiti, according to Kim Ives, where people are sick and tired of poverty and being used by elites.

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