Latin America & the Caribbean

President Biden's reluctance to make any immediate changes in US policy toward Cuba is more than anything the result of domestic politics, writes Ian Ellis-Jones.

Removed from the world’s prevailing vaccine distribution network, Cuba is the only nation in the Latin American and Caribbean region to develop its own vaccines against COVID-19, writes Ian Ellis-Jones.

John McEvoy and Nathalia Urban discuss vaccine imperialism in Latin America.

The path has been cleared for leftist Alliance for Hope candidate Andres Arauz to challenge right-wing Creating Opportunities candidate Guillermo Lasso in the second round of Ecuador's presidential elections, writes Kerry Smith.

Danny Shaw recounts his experience sleeping, eating and marching with militants on the frontline of the struggle against dictatorship in Haiti.

The intensification of multiple, intersecting crises under capitalism, which are disproportionately affecting women, requires a united struggle against them, writes Reihana Mohideen.

The Brazilian Supreme Court has annulled convictions against former president Lula da Silva, opening the way for him to run in the 2022 election, write Geisa Marques, Leandro Melito and Igor Carvalho.

Five years have passed since social leader and environmental activist Berta Cáceres was assassinated in her home in La Esperanza, Honduras, reports People's Dispatch.

After many years of campaigning, Argentina’s feminist movements booked a historic victory when abortion was finally legalised, writes Virginia Tognola.

Enough has emerged to begin to see the outlines of United States President Joe Biden’s foreign policy in key areas, writes Barry Sheppard.

Weekly protests continue following Haitian President Jovenel Moïse’s decree extending his mandate for another 12 months. The Assembly of Haitians in Montréal against the Occupation of Haiti released the following statement, co-authored by Renel Exentus and Ricardo Gustave.

In the first round of Ecuador’s presidential elections held on February 7, Alliance for Hope's candidate Andrés Arauz won the largest number of votes but fell just short winning the elections outright, write Vijay Prashad and Pilar Troya

Vaccinations must reach all the peoples of the world, or COVID-19 will continue to spread, with the threat of more dangerous variants emerging, writes Barry Sheppard.

Brazil's failure to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic arises from a combination of neoliberalism, crippling debt and anti-science virus denialism, writes Yanis Iqbal.

Haitian president Jovenel Moïse is clinging to power, after a February 7 constitutional deadline that stipulated he must step down. Kim Ives explains the background to Haiti’s latest political crisis.

The bare minimum the Western mainstream media could do is report accurately on Venezuela’s recent parliamentary election, writes Rodrigo Acuna. Once again they have failed.

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