29 October 2019
Latin America has returned to the headlines with the explosive revolts in Chile and Ecuador. They show how neoliberalism continues to evoke massive popular resistance
31 October 2017
Margaret Thatcher’s Tory government had a deliberate policy of refusing to accept any responsibility for allowing contaminated blood to be given to haemophiliacs.
29 November 2016
History must judge Fidel Castro both as the freedom fighter whose defiance humiliated US imperialism and as the ruler of a repressive, unequal society.
18 August 2015
Includes letters on Cuba-US relations, GM crops ban, defending abortion rights and more.
06 January 2015
The US government has finally agreed to re-establish full diplomatic ties with Cuba. The two countries are set to exchange ambassadors for the first time since 1961.
30 October 2012
Post-tropical storm Sandy is the largest Atlantic tropical system on record. Before it hit the US it ravaged Jamaica, Cuba, the Bahamas, Haiti and the Dominican Republic.
02 November 2010
Born in Cuba in 1927 but settling in Jamaica at the age of 11, Laurel Aitken was dubbed "The Godfather of Ska", and he was the real pioneer of the genre.