Cuban Government Response Lends Further Legitimacy to Protests

The mobilisations that took place on the island since 11 July and the Cuban government's response are being followed with extreme attention in America and around the world. The dictatorship has responded with repression, calling its shock troops to the streets to act alongside the regime's armed forces, a...

All Support for the Struggle of the Cuban People!

Cuba was shaken last Sunday by a wave of popular protests. In the streets of Havana and twenty other cities, social discontent was expressed. Hunger, unemployment, food shortages, the inability of the health system to control the pandemic and, as if that were not enough, the revulsion towards the...

We Stand in Solidarity with the Cuban People!

Hands Off Cuba!  For an Immediate End to the Sanctions and Blockade!   Statement by the Central Committee of Workers’ Voice/La Voz de los Trabajadores   What is Happening in Cuba?   On July 11th there were popular demonstrations in several cities in Cuba. They began in the town of San Antonio de los Baños and...

Cuba: Support the Campaign to Release the Prisoners!

In our recent IWL-FI statement on Cuba, we pointed out, along with the need to expose and repudiate the government repression, which has already claimed at least one death, the urgent need "to launch an immediate campaign for the freedom of political prisoners." As we believe that "solidarity towards...

Our Americas: José Martí and the International Fight Against Imperialism

Our Americas: José Martí and the International Fight Against Imperialism by Sean Joseph January 28, 2021 was the 168th anniversary of the birth of José Martí. For those unfamiliar, Martí occupies a nearly sacrosanct position within the national mythology and memory of Cubans. Often called “el apóstol” (the apostle) and “el...

Cuba: The Meaning of “Day Zero”

As of January 1, the Cuban government has begun to implement an economic plan whose main measure is the elimination of double currency in the country: the non-convertible peso and the convertible peso, which was exchangeable for dollars at a rate of 1=1. Now there will only be a...

On Raul Castro’s replacement as president of Cuba

Miguel Díaz-Canel was elected by the National Assembly as president of the country in replacement of Raúl Castro, with the vote of the 604 deputies, in a unanimous voting. It was almost a protocol-vote: he was the only one running, supported by the Cuban Communist Party, base of the...

Why Does Fidel Negotiate In Secret With Reagan? – Nahuel Moreno, 1982.

Business Week magazine commented in its 22 June 1981 issue that: “despite the harsh tone speeches by the spokesmen for the Reagan administration in the rally organised by the Council of the Americas in Washington, in early June, Cuban émigrés circles still suspect that negotiations are being carried out...

Before The Death Of Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro passed away, during the night of November 25, 2016. In 1959 he led the revolution that overthrew the dictator Fulgencio Batista, and since 1960 this revolution became the first Workers’ State in Latin America, right next to the coast of the US imperialism. By Editorial Team. As a product...

The Cuban Revolution, class and leadership

  By Jeronimo Castro.   The theory of revolution: the subjects The victory of the Russian Revolution not only opened the epoch of socialist revolutions victoriously; it also established a paradigm for Marxist theory. This revolution was lead by a worker’s revolutionary party built during the previous 14 years, amidst a series of struggles,...

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