Coldest Weather in Decades Hits Brazil — Climate Change Is to Blame
This month, on the heels of the country’s worst drought in a century, Brazil has experienced historic cold weather. The effects on agriculture could have negative consequences across the world.
Otto ForsJuly 30, 2021
The Situation on the Island and Its Prospects: Interview with a Young Cuban Communist
La Izquierda Diario interviews Taliesin Álvarez, a member of the Union of Young Communists and of the Hermanos Saíz Association, and a member of the editorial board of the left-wing Cuban blog Comunistas, about the demonstrations in Cuba.
Milton D'LeónJuly 26, 2021
Cuba: Causes and Consequences of July 11
In the midst of multiple crises, Cuba saw the most dramatic protests in 27 years.
Claudia CinattiJuly 25, 2021
Revolt in Martinique against Colonial Management of the Health Crisis
With the health situation in Martinique continuing to deteriorate, a revolt broke out this past weekend after the government announced it was reinstituting a curfew and extending the vaccine passport.
Emile CausseJuly 23, 2021
New Imperialist Sanctions on Cuba
The Biden administration announced new sanctions on the Cuban government on July 22. But these new measures do nothing for the Cuban people, including those who have been protesting in recent days. They serve only the interests of U.S. imperialism.
Protests in Cuba: Between Imperialist Cynicism and the One-Party Regime
The current situation in Cuba, marked by demonstrations as a result of a deep economic and social crisis on the island, has opened important debates on the Left. Ultimately, a workers’ democracy — not a one-party state — is necessary to achieve socialism.
Farid ReyesJuly 16, 2021
Cuban Socialists Out of Jail but under House Arrest
According to his comrades in the Comunistas Blog collective, Cuban Marxist Frank García Hernández was released on Monday night but has been placed under house arrest and police control.
La Izquierda Diario MexicoJuly 13, 2021
Cuba: Freedom for Frank García Hernández and Other Detainees
On Sunday, Cuban communist Frank García Hernández was arrested at a protest in Havanna. The government of Miguel Díaz-Canel is attacking critical communists whose aim is to defend the gains of the Cuban Revolution.
Left VoiceJuly 12, 2021
Cuba’s Homegrown Covid-19 Vaccines Put Human Needs Before Profits
More good news from Cuba about Covid-19 vaccines, which means that help is on the way for the world’s most impoverished people who are being left to suffer and die by imperialism.
Scott CooperJuly 7, 2021
Polarization and Crisis in Peru
Castillo’s victory marks the beginning of a new and still unpredictable period, in which the struggle between change and continuity will undoubtedly play an important role.
Cecilia QuirozJune 17, 2021