The Latin American Revolution, Part 3 of 4: Cuba, Nicaragua, El Salvador -- Shaking Off The U.S. Empire
The US waged bloody wars in the 1970s and 80s to confine Nicaragua and El Salvador to its colonial "back yard." Although the victories of popular revolutions were partially rolled back, new governments with deep ties to popular forces have allied themselves with Cuba, which extricated itself from US empire half a century ago. In the third installment of this series by the producers of the groundbreaking "Ravaging of Africa" Asad Ismi and Kristin Schwartz bring us voices from Cuba and Central America as they endeavor to build new relationships that will enable them to prosper despite the unremitting hostility of the US to their aspirations.
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