US Blockade Against Cuba and Nicaragua Tightens

By BO Staff Writer Numerous people and entities in Cuba and Nicaragua have been added on Monday to the US “blacklist” for allegedly supporting political persecutions executed by the Sandinista government. The “blacklist” was created as an imperialist weapon against progressive states in Latin America and the Caribbean. The unilateral coercive measures by the US …

2019 Latin America in Review: Year of the Revolt of the the Dispossessed

Photo credit: DW.com By Roger Harris Council on Hemispheric Relations From Corte Madera, California December 13, 2019 A year ago, John Bolton, Trump’s short-lived national security advisor, invoked the 1823 Monroe Doctrine making explicit what has long been painfully implicit: the dominions south of the Rio Grande are the empire’s “backyard.” Yet 2019 was a …