The United States is sponsoring an 18 month project aimed at strengthening the capacity of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to advocate for electoral reform in accordance with regional and international standards.
And while systemic change is indeed what is urgently needed in Central America as well as the US itself, Biden is certainly not the one to bring it.
It is dangerous for the people of the Caribbean to harbour any illusions about the nature of the incoming administration in the USA. Like all other US governments, it will pursue the interests of the US oligarchy. The people of the Caribbean need to press on with our struggle to strengthen our independence, protect our region as a zone of peace and bring about a situation in which our people are empowered and their fundamental human rights are properly guaranteed.
Rumours of an ‘October surprise’ in the form of pressure on Venezuela prior to elections in both the US and Venezuela have been intensifying for some time. Economic and military pressure along with covert operations and disinformation campaigns have been reported, involving Colombian and Brazilian military. Some form of invasion or uprising has not been ruled out, supposedly timed to impact on the US elections in a manner beneficial to President Trump.
Faced with the challenge of governments that require the humane work of Cuban doctors and nurses, and are not paying attention to Washington’s threats, these anti-Cuban politicians pounced with their bill, in another attempt to further strangle the island's economy.
The following statement on the imbroglio involving Venezuela, the United States of America and Trinidad and Tobago was issued to Wired868 by David Abdulah, the political leader of the Movement for Social Justice (MSJ): Photo: Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley (left) and Venezuela President Nicholás Maduro during a meeting in Port of Spain on 23 … Continue reading MSJ: The problem with the Rio Treaty; and how gov’t, opposition and media got Venezuela imbroglio wrong
Published 5 April 2020 The government reassured that the 48 ventilators that are currently available “appear to be more than enough with only three of the country’s 56 COVID-19 patients in need of ventilators.” The United States government seized 20 ventilators destined for Barbados, the island’s Minister of Health and Wellness Jeffrey Bostic informed Sunday. … Continue reading US Seizes ventilators bound for Barbados
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Minister of Health and Wellness Dr Christopher Tufton a short while ago disclosed that test kit supplies for COVID-19 to Jamaica from the United States were blocked by that jurisdiction, and that the Government is now awaiting supplies from other sources. He then assured that there are adequate supplies of testing material … Continue reading COVID-19 testing kits for Jamaica blocked by US
Last month the UN Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, called for the easing of economic sanctions imposed by the US, Britain and the other big powers against various countries. "At this crucial time, both for global public health reasons, and to support the rights and lives of millions of people in these countries," she … Continue reading The US, Britain and their Allies Must Be Condemned for their Threats and Sanctions against Venezuela