Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel spoke with nearly 300 friends of Cuba who traveled from the United States to support the island in its fight against the U.S. blockade. Prensa Latina reports.
The West wants African countries to condemn the war in Ukraine, but doesn’t want to hear their views on conflicts in Libya or Yemen. Why not? African Stream’s Clinton Nzala outlines the double standard during a discussion on Kawsachun News.
Argentina and Brazil have re-joined the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR), a regional integration organization founded in May 2008. Mexican President Andres Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) hosted a virtual summit for Latin American and Caribbean countries to discuss a solution to inflation across the region. The Union of Southern Service Workers held a one-day strike across Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina to protest U.S. southern workers being disproportionately injured on the job. Dispatches by Peoples Dispatch / Globetrotter News Service.
The Black Alliance for Peace (BAP), along with partner organizations, held events April 4 in three countries across the Americas to launch an effort to activate popular movements in the region in support of a 2014 call for a "Zone of Peace." TF editor Julie Varughese reports.
An estimated couple of thousand of people to "several thousand" marched on March 18 in downtown Washington D.C. The weekend marked the 20th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. The demonstration aimed to link the lack of funding for people's needs in the United States with the diversity of tactics the United States uses to perpetuate wars on people around the world. TF editor Julie Varughese reports from Washington.
Hundreds of mostly women gathered at Washington, D.C.-based Catholic University's Maloney Hall during the first weekend of March to convene the first U.S.-based conference of an international grassroots women's alliance and help strengthen its U.S. chapter. TF editor Julie Varughese reports.