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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

Is Peru witnessing a parliamentary coup?

What are the forces behind Peruvian president Martín Vizcarra’s impeachment following a rapid and bizarre session of the Congress? Who stands to benefit? Why have thousands taken to the streets to protest?

What is happening with the Berta Cáceres case?

The COVID-19 pandemic has introduced new challenges in the struggle for justice for Berta Cáceres, a leader of COPINH assassinated by hitmen with links to the Honduran state in 2016

After “11 months of pain,” Bolivia returns to democracy

Luis Arce and David Choquehuanca will be sworn in tomorrow as president and vice-president of Bolivia, just one year after the coup d’état. Incoming senator Leonardo Loza speaks about the year of repression, and the steadfast resistance to it

“The fight for abortion has been the struggle of Polish women for generations”

Last week’s ruling in the Constitutional Court placing further restrictions on abortion access in Poland sent a shockwave through society and brought tens of thousands on to the streets in protest

Hours before Bolivia goes the polls, early results system suspended, military mobilization in La Paz

The first elections since the coup d’état will be held on October 18 amid a tense social and political climate. This includes a military mobilization in La Paz the night before the polls and the suspension of the DIREPRE early results system

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