Tanya Wadhwa
Fourth person arrested in Argentina over attempted assassination of Vice President Cristina Fernández de Krichner

Recent developments in the investigation of the assassination attempt against Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner revealed that the group had been planning the attack for some time, and that they had failed in a previous attempt

Mexico City gives Julian Assange keys to the city

Julian Assange’s father John Shipton and his brother Gabriel Shipton accepted the key on his behalf and thanked the people and government of Mexico for standing in solidarity

“The Haitian people need a socialist state,” says journalist Jean Waltès Bien-Aimé

Tens of thousands of Haitians have been taking to the streets, demanding the resignation of Ariel Henry. To understand the situation on the ground, we spoke with Haitian journalist Jean Waltès Bien-Aimé

Argentina’s Cristina Fernández de Kirchner survives an assassination attempt

The attack, which shook the country, was widely condemned by numerous political leaders and social activists from around the world

Puerto Ricans demand cancellation of contract with LUMA Energy

Protesters denounce increased power outages, while power prices have risen several times since LUMA began operating Puerto Rico’s electricity system

Colombia and Venezuela appoint ambassadors, taking the first step toward restoration of diplomatic relations

Colombian President Gustavo Petro and Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro seek to gradually restore and strengthen political, military, diplomatic and commercial relations between the two nations

Outrage in Guatemala following arrest of journalist José Rubén Zamora Marroquín

Human rights organizations, journalist associations, and social movements have condemned Zamora’s arrest as political persecution for revealing several corruption cases and fraudulent businesses of the Alejandro Giammattei government

Aníbal Torres resigns Peru Peruvian Prime Minister Aníbal Torres resigns

Torres resigned from his position on August 3 citing personal reasons. During his tenure, Torres assumed a strong position in defense of the Pedro Castillo government in the face of countless attacks from the right-wing opposition sectors

Colombia massacres Colombia witnesses one of the worst killing-sprees of 2022

According to the Institute of Development and Peace Studies (INDEPAZ), 20 citizens were murdered in six massacres in the past 10 days. Five social leaders and five ex-combatants were also assassinated in the same period

Panamanian people’s organizations and unions win more victories

The organizations which called for the national strike recently signed two agreements to increase the public education budget and to establish price caps for medicines

Special court in Colombia convicts 22 former military officers for killing over 300 innocent civilians

The JEP determined that the members of the 16th Brigade killed 303 innocent people between 2005 and 2008 in the Casanare department, and then framed them to authorities as guerrilla fighters killed in combat to obtain rewards

Meet the ministerial cabinet of Colombia’s first left-wing government

Colombia’s president-elect, Gustavo Petro, has so far appointed eight ministers to serve in his cabinet, five of them are women