Latin America & the Caribbean

Ben Radford talks about his experiences in Cuba

Green Left journalist Ben Radford speaks to Isaac Nellist about his first-hand experience in Cuba and the impacts of the United States-imposed blockade. 

Cuba Palestine solidarity

As the Israeli state intensifies its bombing of the Gaza Strip, including targeting hospitals and civilians fleeing its genocidal attack, Cubans reaffirmed their solidarity with the Palestinian people, reports Susan Price.

Grupo Puebla cr Tamara Pearson

Progressive leaders from Latin America gathered in Mexico on September 30, to discuss further regional integration, combating climate change, a regional currency and opposing sanctions. Tamara Pearson reflects on the contrasts with earlier gatherings at the height of the "Pink Tide".

Painting

Under the Shadow is a forthcoming podcast series hosted by journalist and producer Michael Fox, which delves into the history of rebellions and interventions by the United States in Latin America. Green Left’s Federico Fuentes spoke to Fox about the upcoming first season.

João Pedro de Paula from the Brazilian Socialism and Liberty Party and a leader of the National Union of Students in Brazil and Ben Radford from Green Left gave useful insights into the diverse struggles underway in Latin America. Jim McIlroy reports.

War on Ukraine Cuba

The Cuban government has denounced the participation of its citizens in Russia’s war on Ukraine, as it revealed the discovery of a human trafficking ring seeking to entice or trick Cubans into joining the war effort, reports Federico Fuentes.

The 50th anniversary of the 1973 military coup against Salvador Allende reminded many of the need to continue to defend democratic rights and support the struggle for democracy and socialism. Jim McIlroy reports.

Greens MP Max Chandler-Mather used the 50th anniversary of the military coup in Chile to propose we scrutinise Australia’s role in helping the United States overthrow socialist president Salvador Allende. The major parties refused. Federico Fuentes reports.

 

Speakers denounced the United States role in the coup against the socialist government of Salvador Allende in 1973 at a rally outside the US Consulate. Chris Slee reports.

Federico Fuentes writes about Uriel Barrera's long life dedicated to fighting for a better world.

Iván Barreto López from the Cuban Institute for Friendship Among the Peoples (ICAP) spoke to Alex Bainbridge about ending the US-imposed blockade of Cuba which he said has impacted “every Cuban”.

Peru protests

Tens of thousands of Peruvians took to the streets across the country on July 19 to protest the Dina Boluarte coup government, reports Ana Zorita, marking the first of 10 days of national action called for by unions and grassroots organisations.