Letters from America

With the US presidential election just around the corner, Challenge correspondent Ellis Garvey, speaks with Luke Watkins, a member of the Party for Socialism and Liberation and an active member in the Teamsters Union.

Challenge looked specifically at the current situation on the ground in the USA, and what the options are for US workers to provide an alternative to the status quo and to bring developing events to their conclusion. The first part of the interview focused on the ongoing BLM protests, examining how they have impacted working class organisations.

Trump takes hostility toward Cuba to new heights

Washington’s current foreign policy toward Cuba, following a script of more than six decades of aggression, is part of the reactionary global projection of a desperate government writes Francisco Arias Fernández.

3 weeks on: US silence following terrorist attack on Cuban Embassy

Cuba’s Foreign Ministry was yesterday (21 May 2020) demanding answers from the United States three weeks after the island’s embassy in Washington was the target of a terrorist attack on 30 April 2020.

The Cuban Embassy in Washington, only a few blocks from the White House, was attacked by Alexander Alazo Baró with an AK-47. 32 rounds were fired at the building, with a clear intention to kill diplomatic staff – although thankfully no one was killed in the attack.