Tanya Wadhwa
Colombian national strike continues

Since November 21, hundreds of thousands have been mobilizing across Colombia to reject President Iván Duque’s anti-people and neoliberal policies

After a month in the streets, Chileans continue to resist

Despite heavy police and military repression, Chileans stand firm in their demand for a new constitution through a National Constituent Assembly

Illegitimate government in Bolivia seeks to enshrine impunity for Armed Forces

Decree passed by the government of self-proclaimed ‘interim president’ Jeanine Áñez protects members of the armed forces from criminal liability

Bolivian opposition carries out racist, misogynist attacks against government supporters

Violent opposition groups kidnapped and humiliated the mayor of Vinto, physically assaulted women during a march and forced a peasant leader to kneel down and beg for his life

Peruvian Mining Council authorizes the construction of Tía María mining project

The inhabitants of the Tambo Valley, where the mine is located, rejected the decision and called to continue the indefinite strike that they have been carrying out since July 15

Colombian organizations denounce massacre of Indigenous authority and members of Indigenous guardia

According to the National Indigenous Organization of Colombia (ONIC), in 2019, more than 120 Indigenous people have been assassinated

Uncertainty looms over Peru

Peruvian President Martín Vizcarra dissolved the National Congress, then the legislators retaliated and voted to suspend him

Argentine feminist movements denounce four femicides in 48 hours

Movements have intensified demands for the implementation of the Law on Comprehensive Sexual Education (ESI), the approval of the Emergency Law on Gender based Violence, among others.

Was the ‘fuel shortage’ in Haiti an excuse to increase the price?

On the second day of the protests over shortage of fuel in the country, Haitian government announced an increase in the price of diesel.

Macri defeated in primary elections in Argentina

The results show that Argentines have had enough of Macri’s neoliberal and repressive policies and are ready for a more progressive government

Protesters in Peru demand a definite end of the Tía María mining project

Several sectors of the Arequipa region have decided to go on an indefinite general strike and will demonstrate in Lima next week

Chilean teachers vote to end strike after seven weeks of mobilization

The representatives of the teachers’ union vowed to continue fighting for the pending demands.

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