Feature Stories

Chavismo is 21st Century Bolivarianism

Chavez mural

Anti-Chavism has become the ideology of the ultra-right in the region because Chavismo, from its inception, changed regional geopolitics, changed the political world of Latin America and the Caribbean and impacted many other regions of the world. Chavismo is the new Bolivarianism of the 21st century.

Vicious Cyber-War against Venezuela


The psychological warfare being waged by the oligarchic opposition in Venezuela –following the strategic and tactical objectives of US imperialism– has strong support in a well-organized Twitter operation that promotes protests from the Miami-based DolarToday platform. This is described in a research article published by the well-known specialist Erin Gallagher.

Standoff in Venezuela

Rally for NCA

Venezuela expert Steve Ellner explains the deceptiveness of the mainstream media’s reporting on the country's political turmoil.

Venezuela has been rocked in recent weeks by almost daily protests and counter-protests, as right-wing opponents of socialist President Nicolas Maduro seek to bring down his government.

Teachers Leading Way Against Neoliberalism in Latin America

Teachers march

Latin America, like most regions of the world, is under assault by neoliberalism. Public sector jobs are being cut. Government institutions are being privatized. Foreign companies are attacking union leaders. Transportation and utility prices are going up. Laws preventing monopolization and environmental destruction are being rolled back.

The 2017 Havana Book Fair

Havana book fairThe Havana International Book Fair is a special moment of the year, with the presentation of new works and editorial events taking place. It is a marvellous occasion. People suddenly feel inspired to buy books, read, participate in colloquiums, and speak with authors.

A Global Revolutionary

Fidel and Cuban flag

You can learn as much about a man from his critics as you can from his admirers. Henry Kissinger, U.S. secretary of state under Nixon, described Fidel in his memoirs as perhaps the most genuine revolutionary leader in power at that time.