Diego is an international editor at our sister site in Argentina, La Izquierda Diario.
Rebellion in Colombia: Thousands in the Streets during National Strike
Massive protests continue against the Duque government in Colombia, a country whose policies are strongly dictated by U.S. imperialism. Meanwhile, union leaders, the political establishment, and opposition are attempting to divert the mobilizations.
Diego DalaiMay 6, 2021
Trump Adds Cuba to List of Countries “Sponsoring Terrorism”
The Trump administration put Cuba on the list of state sponsors of terrorism on Monday. This maneuver to punish Cuba comes amid the Far Right attack on the U.S. Capitol and is an attempt for Trump to score points with the Republicans’ social and electoral base.
Diego DalaiJanuary 14, 2021
62 Years after the Revolution: What Are the Perspectives for Cuba?
January 1 was the 62nd anniversary of the Cuban Revolution. The government of Cuban president Miguel Díaz-Canel is celebrating with austerity and economic opening. This is opening lots of debates about perspectives.
Diego DalaiJanuary 9, 2021
Repression and Radicalization on the Rise in Bolivia
After the failure of the dialogue between Bolivia’s coup government and social organizations over the past weekend, the anti-government blockades continued, and the government began taking repressive measures on Monday in key places.
Diego DalaiAugust 12, 2020
Trump Increases Pressure on Cuba
The State Department has once again labelled Cuba a "non cooperative" state. Although this is clearly a cynical political ploy by Trump to bolster his ratings going into the 2020 elections, it could nonetheless have dire consequences for the working people of Cuba who are already suffering under a decades-long embargo.
Diego DalaiMay 22, 2020
Ecuadorians Prepare for a National Strike as President Lenín Moreno Flees the Capital
As protests and military repression continue in Ecuador this week, the army threw all journalists out of the government palace. On Monday night, President Lenín Moreno fled the capital and announced the transfer of the seat of the government from Quito to Guayaquil. Now workers, indigenous communities, and students are gearing up for national strike.
Diego DalaiOctober 9, 2019
The New Cuban Constitution Incorporates Private Property and Recognizes the Role of the “Market”
On December 22nd, Cuba's highest legislative body approved with amendments the new National Constitution that will replace the one adopted in 1976. It will become effective after being submitted to a ratification referendum on February 24.
Diego DalaiJanuary 1, 2019
Imperialism’s advance in Cuba
With his historic visit to Havana on March 22, Obama met his objective of consolidating a new policy toward Cuba – one of “dialogue and cooperation.” In doing so, he has laid the foundation for the return of North American capital – after having been expelled from the island over half a century ago – as part of the gradual process of capitalist restoration propelled by Raúl Castro.
Diego DalaiApril 2, 2016