Latin America

Colombians will mobilize in defense of peace and against the neoliberal policies of the right-wing government of president Iván Duque. The participating organizations are seeking compliance with peace agreements and an end to violence against social leaders, among other demands

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In this episode, Peoples Dispatch takes a look at the national referendum in Egypt, the protests on Argentina and Irish farmers’ protest.

The agriculturists held a verdurazo, a protest where they distributed their produce for free. The protest highlighted the crisis faced by small farmers in Argentina and culminated with the announcement of a national forum for a people’s agrarian program in May

Hundreds of researchers, scientists and teachers staged the march protesting the budget cuts in the sector. More than 2,000 students were denied enrollment in research courses this year due to lack of funds

A new migrant caravan consisting of around 1,100 people started its journey towards the US from San Pedro Sula in Honduras.

Authorities had scheduled an audit of the archives of the association of Mothers of Plaza de Mayo on April 15. The organization claimed that this was a politically motivated attempt to illegally confiscate these historic archives that chronicle the brutalities of the Argentine dictatorship

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