Latin America Caribbean
Bolsonaro’s crimes: social movements file a new impeachment request

Administrative malpractice and criminal negligence on environmental issues are part of the document submitted on Tuesday

Why should the Argentine government take over Vicentin?

Argentina’s elite has waged strong resistance to the possible state takeover of the Vicentin Agroindustrial Group, ignoring how this could contribute towards food sovereignty and help Argentina deal its foreign debt crisis

Cuban doctors leave for Azerbaijan Cuban doctors land in Azerbaijan to help fight COVID-19

Over 100 medical professionals from the Henry Reeve Brigade arrived in Azerbaijan on Monday. The brigade, founded by Fidel Castro in 2005, has worked in more than 25 countries during the COVID-19 pandemic

Why has coronavirus exploded in Brazil and seems controlled in Argentina?

While in Bolsonaro’s Brazil, the death toll is counted in the thousands, in Argentina Fernández’s administration took drastic, timely measures and seems to have controlled the cases. Prioritizing economy or health, two political approaches that lead to very different outcomes.

Victims of reopening in Brazil: Stories of those who contracted COVID-19 going back to work

São Paulo begins a new phase of reopening, but flexibility has its victims, expert warns of infection rate increase

Bolivia’s interim president Jeanine Áñez is waging a war on women pt. 2

In the second part of the series, Cindy Forster discusses the hypocrisy of Áñez being celebrated as a ‘pro-woman’ leader as she has consistently governed against the interest of Bolivian women

Colombian social leaders walked 15 days and 600 km to demand the right to life

A group of social activists and human rights defenders have been marching from the southwestern Colombia for the past 15 days to demand respect for the life, territory and human rights of minority groups in the country

Ecuador’s foreign minister José Valencia resigns

In less than 48 hours, three officials of President Lenin Moreno’s government have resigned

VenezolanosConBiden and MAGAzuela: Two sides of the same coin

Leonardo Flores discusses how Venezuela plays into the upcoming elections in the US and highlights how there is little difference between Trump and Biden on the Bolivarian Republic

Macri is further implicated in the case investigating an illegal spying network

Former Argentine president Mauricio Macri is eagerly watching the progress of a lawsuit in which 22 people were arrested on June 30, including former officials of his government, which links intelligence agents to political power

Uruguayans reject the approval of the Urgent Consideration Law

The Urgent Consideration Law (LUC) is a neoliberal legislation that promotes budget cuts in the public sector, supports the privatization of public companies and restricts the right to strike of the workers, among other setbacks

Bolivia’s interim president Jeanine Áñez is waging a war on women

In a two-part series, Cindy Forster discusses how Áñez usurped power following the coup in November 2019 and has carried out a campaign to undermine fundamental rights of all Bolivians especially the Indigenous and working-class

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