Equality and Territory: the Common Struggle of Indigenous Women in the Andes
- Mariela Jara
This article is published ahead of the International Day of Indigenous Women, celebrated September 5, which marks the execution of indigenous guerrilla leader Bartolina Sisa.
“At the age of 18 I was the first female leader in my organisation, ...
The Uprooting in Haiti: whispers of a revolutionary past and future
In July 2018, protests developed in Haiti and then escalated against the government. The immediate spur for the protests came when the government of Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant raised fuel prices by 38% (gasoline) and 51% (diesel and kerosene). ...
Lula: There Is a Right-Wing Coup Underway in Brazil
- Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
Mr. da Silva, the former president of Brazil, wrote this Op-Ed essay from prison.
A sign read “Free Lula” during the national convention of the Workers’ Party in Sao Paulo, Brazil, this month.CreditNelson ...
In wake of AMLO victory, US media fear Chavismo and hope for ‘business-friendly’ change
- Gregory Shupak
Neoliberal capitalist dogma pervades mainstream media. A case in point is coverage of Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s resounding victory in Mexico’s presidential election.
Referring to the president-elect by his commonly used ...
The balkanization of South America – and the role of fifth columns throughout the world
- Peter Koenig
During the recent meeting in Caracas of the Venezuelan Presidential Economic Advisory Commission, in mid-June 2018, President Maduro said something extremely interesting, but also extremely disturbing – nonetheless highly important for the region ...
Nicaragua: An open letter to Amnesty International
- Camilo E. Mejía
Through this letter I express my unequivocal condemnation of Amnesty International with regards to the destabilizing role it has played in Nicaragua, my country of birth.
I open this letter quoting Donatella Rovera, who at the time of speaking had been ...
“Cuba denounces US policy, sparking its revolutionary role”: Luciano Vasapollo
- Achille Lollo
The ongoing political pressure and more importantly, the “limited intensity” operations being carried out by the CIA and the U.S. State Department in practically every Latin American country are affecting the political situation and stability ...
“The coup that started with my impeachment is a political failure”: Dilma
- Nina Fidelis - Leonardo Fernandes
The challenges facing Brazil in the 2018 presidential elections were among the issues addressed by ousted president Dilma Rousseff in an interview to Brasil de Fato, granted in a meaningful location: an education center ...
Colombia, the death squads & the US’ human rights double standard
- Dan Kovalik
Nearly every day, we are bombarded with “news” about problems in Venezuela. And certainly, there are problems, such as food and medicine shortages and skyrocketing inflation. But there is something that is downplayed.
Doves fly ...
Lula and the battle for democracy in Brazil
A ‘soft coup’ is underway in Brazil. The United States has become increasingly emboldened in tightening their grip on protecting their interests in the region at the expense of democracy and the people’s sovereignty to choose their ...