Andaiye (11 September 1942 – 31 May 2019)

It is with deep sadness that we inform our members and supporters of the death of one of the Caribbean greats – Andaiye, who died on 31 May in Georgetown, Guyana.

She was a stalwart of the working people of Guyana and the Caribbean and one of the founding members of the Working People’s Alliance (WPA)of Guyana. We were very honoured to have her in London for a short while in the 1990s engaging with the work of the WPA support group.

Condolences to Abyssinian her brother and to all her close friends and comrades, including Jocelyn, Alissa, Karen, Vanda, … Read on ...

The Committee for Human Rights in Grenada

Press Release

On October 25th 2018 it will be thirty-five years since the USA and allies invaded the Caribbean island of Grenada, a Commonwealth country with a British Governor General, without the knowledge and against the wishes of the British Government.
Documents recently released under the thirty-year rule show conclusively that the justifications put forward by the United States Government to justify the invasion of this Caribbean island were false and bring into serious question whether the invasion was legal under international law.
The justifications given at the time by the US Government to justify the invasion were: –
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Socialist bookshop calls for solidarity following Nazi attack

Bookmarks bookshop in Bloomsbury, central London, has called on supporters to attend a solidarity event following an attack by far right thugs.
Twelve men invaded the shop last Saturday, destroying displays, wrecking books and chanting Alt-right slogans. One was wearing a Donald Trump mask.
Since the attack Bookmarks the socialist bookshop has received messages of support from leading figures in the trade union and labour movements and thousands of activists from around the world.
Those tweeting their support include singer and activist Billy Bragg, Rupa Huq MP, historian Louise Raw and Guardian columnist Owen Jones.
David Lammy MP tweeted: “The … Read on ...