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Crimes against humanity were committed by Ecuadorian state in Oct. 2019, suggests report

A Special Commission for Truth and Justice was appointed to investigate the alleged human rights violations committed by the Ecuadorian state against protesters in October 2019. Juan Carlos Solines, a member of the commission, talks about its conclusions

Rising tensions ahead of second round elections in Ecuador

The lead up to the second round elections in Ecuador have been marked by misinformation campaigns, a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases and fears of manipulation and fraud

Mass protests in Paraguay demand the resignation of President Mario Abdo Benítez

Protesters expressed that the president has had an inadequate response to the COVID-19 pandemic and has intensified repressive actions in the past months

Protests continue in Honduras following femicide of nursing student in police station

Keyla Martínez was killed in police custody after being detained for allegedly violating curfew restrictions in the northwestern Honduran city of La Esperanza

José Agualsaca, candidate for Ecuador’s National Assembly, seeks to recover the future

José Agualsaca, an Indigenous leader from Ecuador who is running for the National Assembly, hopes to help reverse the disastrous policies of the past four years and deepen the Citizen’s Revolution

Colombia’s President shows his disdain for democracy and Venezuelans

Iván Duque attacks social leaders and human rights defenders at home, while leading the imperialist offensive against Venezuela and its sovereignty

Colombian social organizations hail release of peasant leaders, condemn ‘frame-up’

Following mobilizations calling for their release, the judge overseeing the case ruled that the three leaders – Teófilo Acuña, Adelso Gallo and Robert Daza – will not be held in preventative detention while they await trial

Elections and building socialism under hybrid war: A Venezuelan perspective

Hernán Vargas of the Movimiento de Pobladores y Pobladoras discusses the legislative elections in Venezuela held on December 6 and what they mean for politics in the country

Venezuelan elections: What lies ahead?

The legislative elections in Venezuela saw the ruling Great Patriotic Pole emerge victorious. The new Assembly has a number of challenges with far right-wing sections under Juan Guaidó continuing to foment discontent, and the country facing an economic crisis

Millions of Venezuelans are set to vote today in historic National Assembly elections

The election for the 277-member National Assembly is vital considering how sections of the legislature were in the forefront of coup attempts against the democratically elected government of Nicolás Maduro

Carlos Barrientos: There is rage on the streets of Guatemala

What brought over 500,000 people to the streets in Guatemala on Saturday, and why are people not leaving the streets after the controversial budget was suspended?

Peru has a new interim president but social movements demand ‘refoundation’

Francisco Sagasti was chosen as interim president by Congress on Monday. This follows the resignation of interim president Manuel Merino after mass outrage over the assassination of two protesters by the police on Saturday

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