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James D. Cockcroft

James Cockcroft, Fellow at the International Institute for Research and Education in Amsterdam, Netherlands, is the author of 35 books, including Mexico’s Hope (NY: Monthly Review Press, 1999) and Latin America (Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/ International Thomson Publishing, Second ed. 1998), both translated into Spanish and published in 2001 by Mexico City’s Siglo Veintiuno Editores.

Cockcroft has conducted frequent research trips to Cuba. He is Honorary Editor of Latin American Perspectives and vice-president of Benito Juárez Tribunal, a civil society process held in Mexico in 2005 that concluded US policy toward Cuba fit the UN definition of “genocide.”