Price-fixing and policy failure: Other factors in Venezuela’s crisis

Letter to the editor While I strongly agree with the tone and conclusions of Jesse Jackson’s article on the current economic and political crisis in Venezuela, I think he leaves out a lot of information – information that will be of interest to readers of People’s World. Jackson correctly points out that Venezuela depends on…

Belize – Between Guatemala and Cuba

Margarito Gaspar Vega, Deputy Prime Minister of Belize, in June 2016 at the 7th Summit of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) in Havana, Cuba, tells the Cuban President that Belize is very grateful for all the support his country has received when “it has most needed it.” (Granma) By Evan X Hyde Belize’s education system appears…

Venezuelan journalist William Serafino links the attacks against the Maduro government to ExxonMobil oil interests. Zamora Plan

  It’s April 18. The political climate is defined by a highly confrontational and warmongering tone of the Venezuelan opposition the day before a national sit-in (plantón) where, once again, violent acts were to be expected: destruction and confrontation with law enforcement. President Nicolas Maduro delivers a speech in the evening from Miraflores Presidential Palace….

Trump likely to close Cuba doors that Obama opened

  By W. T. Whitney Jr. Reuters, The New York Times, and other news outlets are echoing a May 29 report by the right-wing Daily Caller website stating that “President Donald Trump is set to announce a rollback of former President Barack Obama’s policies toward Cuba.” The report attributed the information to John Kavulich of…