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“Democracy is our word”: Historic exchange between Venezuela, Cuba, and US working people held in New York

On September 25, diplomats from Global South nations including Cuba and Venezuela, organizers, and working people gathered in Harlem to challenge imperialism

Ahead of Brazil’s elections, many voices, one chant

Peoples Dispatch comes to you from the streets of Sao Paulo with just a few days to go before the national elections in Brazil.

Cubans just ratified the world’s most progressive Family Code

Cuba’s new Family Code, passed in a referendum with 67% of the vote, expands women’s, children’s, and LGBTQ people’s legal rights

What is at stake in Brazil’s historic election?

On October 2, the people of Brazil will make a choice between two vastly different candidates – Lula da Silva and Jair Bolsonaro. Here’s everything you need to know about the presidential aspirants, their records and platforms, and what this election means for Brazil

Femicide of María Belén Bernal sparks outrage in Ecuador

María Belén Bernal was found murdered five kilometers from the Police Training School. Bernal’s mother deemed her daughter’s femicide as “a state crime.”

A people’s analysis of a world on fire

As popular movements across the world have been warning, we are undergoing a crisis of the capitalist system globally.

After 3 years under Guaidó’s control, Colombia returns state-owned petrochemical company to Venezuela

Colombian government ratifies Caracas-appointed board; decision ends Guaidó’s control over company

Majority of Puerto Rico still without power after Hurricane Fiona

Hurricane Fiona has exacerbated the situation in Puerto Rico, which is still recovering from the impacts of Hurricane Maria, which destroyed the power grid and killed more than 3,000 people in 2017

Colombian president Gustavo Petro calls for an end to the War on Drugs in historic UN address

In his speech to the UN General Assembly, the Colombian president highlighted the necessity of ending the war on drugs and saving the environment

Colombian government talks peace with FARC dissidents

In the past one and a half months in office, the government of progressive President Gustavo Petro has taken major steps towards achieving peace in Colombia

Brazilian activists slam Bolsonaro’s genocidal climate policy

With both the UN General Assembly and Climate Week taking place in NYC, activists protest deforestation and murders of Indigenous people

Latest poll shows increase for Lula and possibility of first round victory

The former president polled 47% in voting intentions while all other candidates together reach 44%.