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United States. People’s resistance defends the rights of all and opposes politics of division and arbitrary police powers


Migrant solidarity action in Los Angeles, November 2018. (ANSWER)
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US military presence in Latin America and the Caribbean

For sovereignty and dignity – no gringo bases. no a bases gringas

By RAUL CAPOTE FERNANDEZ

The United States has some 800 military bases around the world, and 76 of these are in Latin America. Among the best known are 12 in Panama, 12 in Puerto Rico, nine in Colombia, and eight in Peru, with the greatest number concentrated in Central America and the Caribbean. Continue reading

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Condemn the assassination of Honduran leader Berta Cáceres

Berta Cáceres in Intibuca, Honduras, January 2015 | T. Russo

Berta Cáceres in Intibuca, Honduras, January 2015 | T. Russo

The Communist Party of Canada (Marxist-Leninist) condemns the assassination of Honduran Indigenous rights activist Berta Cáceres. Cáceres, co-founder of the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH) was shot by gunmen who broke into her home in the early morning hours of March 3. A tireless fighter for the rights of the peoples, she was a leader of the Lenca people of the Rio Blanco area of Honduras. Most recently, she was leading the fight against the Honduran government’s violation of Indigenous title and in favour of the requirement to obtain the free, prior and informed consent of Indigenous peoples for any proposed new hydroelectric projects on their territories. Continue reading

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US deports children: Operation Captain Hook?

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(June 24)  – While United States welcomes Cuban dancers and baseball players with open arms, it denies entry to tens of thousands of Central American children who cross Mexico’s border alone to flee violence and poverty in their countries. Continue reading

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Sealanes: Nicaragua approves new Atlantic-Pacific canal

Nicarague Canal.mapOn Monday, the Nicaraguan government approved the route for the future canal that will cross the country and unite the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. Continue reading

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Russia and Nicaragua to cooperate on construction of interoceanic canal

Russia and Nicaragua to cooperate on construction of interoceanic canal

Two ports, an airport, an oil pipeline, and other facilities are also to be built as part of the project, the cost of which is estimated at $40 billion. Source: AP

Yuri Paniyev, Russia Beyond the Headlines (May 14) – Moscow and Managua are to cooperate over the next few years on the construction of the so-called Interoceanic Grand Canal, a new alternative to the Panama Canal. Deeper, wider, and longer than its rival in Panama, the new canal will challenge U.S. control over the region, though experts are divided on its geopolitical benefits for Russia.
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Disinformation on gas attacks in Syria (15): US chemical weapons illegally left in Panama

The Obama regime has launched a new offensive against Syria as part of its warmongering, that allegedly it is refusing to dispose of its chemical weapons. The US repeatedly accuses the Syrian government of deception and violation of international law. But this disinformation remains silent on the danger posed not only by the huge arsenals at the disposal of the US but also by Israel and the other big powers, as well as the fact that the US is the largest stockpiler of chemical and biological weapons and regularly supplies them to other countries. The US has repeatedly postponed the timeline for disposal of its own arsenal of chemical weapons, the largest in the world, until 2020. Continue reading

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