Harry Villegas (Pombo): Fought at side of Che Guevara

Vol. 84/No. 1 - January 13, 2020
Harry Villegas, left, and fellow combatants Alberto Fernández Montes and Serapio Aquino in Bolivia in 1966 or 1967, part of revolutionary struggle led by Che Guevara.

Cuban revolutionary leader Harry Villegas died Dec. 29 in Havana, after engaging in more than six decades of struggle against capitalist exploitation, imperialist oppression, and for national liberation and socialism. He is best known for fighting alongside Ernesto Che Guevara…

Bolivia protests falter after deal with ‘interim’ gov’t

Vol. 83/No. 45 - December 9, 2019

For two weeks workers, peasants and indigenous communities organized protests across Bolivia against the ouster of President Evo Morales. These have wound down for now after a shaky agreement was reached between the new government and the protesters. Morales resigned…

Bolivia protests demand end to rightists’ ouster of Morales gov’t

Vol. 83/No. 44 - December 2, 2019

Thousands of people are protesting in Bolivia against the wave of attacks by rightist forces that led to the ouster of President Evo Morales Nov. 10. Protesters demand that self-proclaimed president Jeanine Áñez step down and Morales return from exile…