Following the invasion, the Taliban regime collapsed and was replaced by a US puppet government. But despite increasing numbers of foreign troops, the Taliban have been able to gradually claw back power.
Reunification is a cause held dearly by many Koreans, but hopes of progress inside the split nation are consistently stagnated by the continued occupation led by US troops.
The World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) has issued a statement and call for solidarity against the ongoing attempts by the United States to destabilise Cuba and an end to the criminal blockade which has sought to starve the Cuban people into submission for over six decades.
It seems as though with the heavy coverage by western media sources along with the promotion of social media campaigns like the recent #SOSCuba, there is intention to inflate and exaggerate the anti-government sentiment in Cuba.
A group of armed men have assassinated the President of Haiti, Jovenel Moïse, and seriously harmed his wife in their home, according to an announcement by Haiti’s interim prime minister, Claude Joseph. Joseph said the murder was carried out by an “armed commando group” that included foreigners, whilst speaking on a local radio station.
Scientists worldwide have posited that February 2022, the scheduled release date of the report, may be too late to take the urgent action necessary to stop climate catastrophe. Research by the IPCC is often foundational for international meetings regarding climate change, yet even with the imperative nature of the topic, no measures are being taken to publish the report any sooner.
I look at the world by Langston Hughes
Last month the United Nations General Assembly once again overwhelmingly voted in favour of Cuba’s resolution demanding the end of the US blockade. In a strong show of support for the socialist island, 184 countries voted in favour, and only 2 against (USA and Israel), while 3 countries abstained (Brazil, Colombia and Ukraine). Challenge proudly carries in full the address by Cuba’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bruno Rodriguez, to present the draft resolution “Necessity of Ending the Economic, Commercial and Financial Blockade imposed by the United States of America against Cuba” at the United Nations General Assembly in New York on 23 June 2021.
The Assange case has become a prime example of the lack of freedoms in the UK and US for journalists and whistleblowers, with Edward Snowden and Chelsea Manning meeting similar fates in recent years.
This week, the Cuban government announced the effectiveness of two of the country’s COVID-19 vaccines.