Tanya Wadhwa
Salvadorans commemorate 30th anniversary of peace accords

Despite attempts by Nayib Bukele’s administration to discredit peace accords, thousands marched to commemorate the historic agreements

Argentine political leaders demand immediate release of Indigenous activist Milagro Sala

Indigenous and social activist Milagro Sala has been under house arrest since January 16, 2016 over charges that activists allege are politically motivated

Colombia reports the fourth massacre of 2022

On Sunday, the Institute of Development and Peace Studies (INDEPAZ) reported that two massacres took place in less than 24 hours in the country

Bolivia achieves record levels of economic and social growth in 2021

Under the rule of President Luis Arce and vice president David Choquehuanca of the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) party, Bolivia recovered from the economic losses suffered during the coup regime of Jeanine Áñez

Haiti’s acting Prime Minister survives assassination attempt

Authorities reported that Ariel Henry, Haiti’s acting head of state, survived an assassination attempt during an independence day event on January 1

Forced displacements in Colombia increase by over 169% during 2021

The Office for Human Rights and Displacement (CODHES) condemned that 2021 had been the year with the highest number of victims of forced displacement events in Colombia since the signing of peace agreements in November 2016

Panamanians demand justice for the victims of the 1989 US invasion

According to official data, 516 Panamanians soldiers and civilians were killed during the US invasion, but human rights groups say the real number is much higher, between 1,000 and 3,000

Bolivian government creates trust for reparations to victims of 2019 state violence

The trust will provide loans to the relatives of the deceased and living victims of the human rights violations committed during Jeanine Áñez’s de-facto rule, with a 10-year repayment policy and an annual interest rate of 0.5%

Over 1.5 million Bolivians march in defense of democracy and President Arce’s government

President Luis Arce thanked Bolivian citizens for their overwhelming support, and promised to continue working to rebuild the country and the economy with the people

Thousands march against right-wing maneuver to impeach President Pedro Castillo

In a new attempt to destabilize President Pedro Castillo’s government, the right-wing forces in Peru have presented a motion to impeach him. The attack led thousands of citizens to take the streets in defense of their president

Far-right and left to face off in second round of presidential elections in Chile

According to the results released by the Chile’s Electoral Service, the conservative candidate José Antonio Kast obtained 27.91% of the votes, while the progressive candidate Gabriel Boric followed him with 25.82% of the votes

Sunday’s landmark election will decide the future of Chile

Sunday’s general elections offer Chileans another opportunity to consolidate the process of change, initiated during the October 2019 social uprising against decades of neoliberal policies and glaring social inequalities

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