Latin America & the Caribbean

Transition in Cuba

Cuba now has a new president. He is 57-year old Miguel Diaz-Canel, who takes over from Raul Castro, while Castro remains the General Secretary...

The Panama Papers – the rich elite are corrupt across the world

In early April 100 newspapers went public on the information that they had obtained from the Panama Papers.  A massive leak detailing the corrupt...

SWL Protests the Murders of MST Comrades

And says NO to a constitutional coup in Brazil Socialist Workers League protested the murders of Vilmar Bordim and Leomar Bhorbak, who were members of...

Venezuela shows the limits of state led socialism

by Drew Povey Since Hugo Chávez first came to power, in February 1999, Venezuela has provided an alternative which the Nigerian state could have chosen...

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#EndSARS: Why the Barbarians Want War

It will be a year since the #LekkiMassacre on 20 October.  That day marked the height of the worst bloodletting to halt the greatest...

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The 1989 Anti-SAP Revolt

In 1989, thousands rose in protest against the IMF and World Bank-inspired Structural Adjustment Programme (SAP). This supported the lavish lifestyles of corrupt government...