March 3, 2020
Today, March 2, the beloved Puerto Rican Patriot Rafael Cancel Miranda has left us, surrounded by the love of his family and his people.
All his life he was fervently committed to the struggle for the independence of his beloved Puerto Rico.
His assault on the United States Congress on March 1, 66 years ago, together with Lolita Lebrón, Irvin Flores and Andrés Figueroa, was to draw international attention to the colonial situation of Puerto Rico, and for that audacious and heroic act he was sentenced to life imprisonment.
By Resumen Latinoamericano, North America bureau on August 18, 2019
Photo: Bill Hackwell
In the battle of ideas against a corporate media that inundates the minds of people into thinking that any and all things the United States does in the world is peaceful and well intended, having voices that break through the deception to explain the truthful reality is a needed force if real change is to take hold.
One of these voices is progressive author and long time supporter of anti imperialist movements in Latin America, Dan Kovalik who is currently on a weeklong tour in California with his new book, “The Plot to Overthrow Venezuela”.