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U.S. to join Colombia ‘peace process’ in Havana

March 5, 2015

On Oct. 24 in Havana, the FARC brought 18 new members to serve on the Technical Subcommittee on bilateral ceasefire and surrender of weapons.Photo: FARC-EP The U.S. State Department announced on Feb. 20 that it would send a representative to the peace talks between the Colombian government and the [...]

Indigenous peoples, climate activists march in Lima

December 21, 2014

Alliance for Global Justice marches in Lima at Climate Change Summit.Photo: Rick Jordan Jr. Some 15,000 people demonstrated in Lima, Peru, on Dec. 11 during the United Nations Climate Change Conference, called “COP 20.” Marchers included many from Indigenous communities as well as environmental [...]

Protest at Immigrant Detention Center, then Fort Benning

November 25, 2014

Workers World is publishing the following announcement from the School of the Americas Watch on their upcoming protest action in Georgia. On Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, hundreds of human rights activists will converge in Georgia in the wake of President Obama’s announcement about his executive [...]

Protest at Immigrant Detention Center, then Fort Benning, Georgia

November 21, 2014

Workers World is publishing the following announcement from the School of the Americas Watch on their upcoming protest action in Georgia. On Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, hundreds of human rights activists will converge in Georgia in the wake of President Obama’s announcement about his executive [...]

Stop the U.S. blockade of Cuba now!

October 5, 2014

They will return: a billboard in Cuba honors the Cuban Five. U.S. imperialism remains unflinching in its campaign to crush the Cuban ­Revolution. In 2004, then Illinois state Sen. Barack Obama said that he supported an end to the economic blockade in Cuba. Yet on Sept. 5, 2014, President Obama [...]

U.S. forces Irish bank to accept Cuba blockade

September 1, 2014

“The banks are a tool of Wall Street rule!” Is this political accusation just an abstract, educational slogan? Not in the case of Cuba. On July 3, The Irish Independent reported that international transactions to or from Cuba would no longer be processed by the Bank of Ireland. The announcement [...]

Anti-imperialism and the “to be or not to be” of the left, part 2

July 26, 2014

Alberto Rabilotta is an Argentine-Canadian journalist specializing in economic issues. This is the second installment of a two-part article that Workers World is publishing as a contribution to the discussion of contemporary imperialism and how to fight it. Translated from Spanish by WW managing [...]

Activists discuss ‘Latin America at a crossroads’

May 1, 2014

Huntington, W.Va. — A public forum headed by an expert panel of activists was held on the campus of Marshall University on April 17. The event, titled “Latin America at a Crossroads,” was sponsored by Workers World Party, Fight Imperialism, Stand Together (FIST) and Students for [...]

Venezuelans pay tribute to Lumumba

March 6, 2014

The following statement was released on Feb. 26 by the Embassy of the ­Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela located in Washington, D.C. Go to venezuela-us.org Chokwe Lumumba The Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela wishes to express its heartfelt condolences on the passing of our dear [...]

Solidarity with Bolivarian revolution

February 27, 2014

A rally in solidarity with Venezuela was held in San Francisco’s Mission District on Feb. 17 demanding U.S. hands off Venezuela and solidarity with the Bolivarian revolution. The rally was initiated by the Answer Coalition and endorsed by such groups as the Bay Area Latin America Solidarity [...]
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