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Families continue to demand justice for the disappeared students of Ayotzinapa

September 26 marked 6 years since the disappearance of 43 students from Ayotzinapa, Mexico.

Julio López, the shadow of Etchecolatz and the new forced disappearance in democracy

The disappearance of Jorge Julio López is a symbol of the impunity of the remnants of the dictatorship and particularly of the Buenos Aires police, who is once again suspected of being responsible for the death of Facundo Astudillo Castro.

Six years after the Ayotzinapa disappearances, families continue to demand justice

While the government of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador promised to take action on the case, little progress has been made to overcome the years of evidence tampering and cover-ups done to protect those involved

Ecuadorian court orders the arrest of Rafael Correa

The court also has issued a request to the Belgian authorities to arrest Correa, who has been living with his family in the European country since 2017

Argentina rejects Bolivian de-facto president’s statements at the UN assembly

Bolivian de-facto president, Jeanine Áñez, accused Argentine President of attacking Bolivian democracy by harboring ousted Bolivian president Evo Morales in his country

Medical workers of conviction: Speaking to Cuban doctors who heal the world

Vijay Prashad spoke with Cuban doctors about their experiences serving in medical brigades and their commitment to serving humanity

Colombians rise up against injustice

Massive demonstrations were carried out in different cities in rejection of police brutality, economic crisis, mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic and ceaseless assassination of social leaders.

Assange is a champion of the cause of freedom, says Brazil’s Lula in letter

The ex-president’s letter published on Monday September 21 in The Guardian warned about the risks of Assange’s extradition to the US

Thousands take the streets in national strike in Colombia

The nationwide protest was carried out in rejection police brutality, economic crisis, massacres and the indifference of the national government towards them

Brazilian parliamentarians denounce gov’t absence in combating wildfires in the Pantanal region

If the Jair Bolsonaro government doesn’t act, “we will have to see if the rain puts out the fires,” says lawmaker

Bolivia’s de-facto president Jeanine Áñez withdraws from October elections

Áñez announced her withdrawal from the electoral race just a day after the country’s largest opinion poll placed her fourth in the presidential race

Argentinians commemorate the 44th anniversary of the Night of the Pencils

The night of September 16, 1976, was one of the bloodiest night of the last civic-military dictatorship in Argentina, when a group of high school students were kidnapped and tortured by the state security forces

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