Latin America & Caribbean
Contemporary Challenges for the Working Class and Peasantry in Brazil

Joao Pedro Stedile of the Landless Rural Workers Movement writes about the crisis of capitalism and the situation on the ground in Brazil

Elections in Argentina, first impressions of a great victory that gives hope to the whole region

Manuel Bertoldi, an Argentine social leader from the platform of social movements Frente Patria Grande, analyzes the importance of the victory of the left-wing candidate in the primary elections, recently held in the country.

Protests continue against Tia Maria mining project in Peru

The inhabitants, farmers, environmentalists, provincial and regional authorities are demanding a definite termination of the mining project

Education Tsunami strikes again in Brazil

Thousands of Brazilians students took to the streets in rejection of far-right president Jair Bolsonaro and his government’s attacks on public education and pensions

Indigenous movements in Colombia declare a state of emergency over assassinations

After the attack on the Indigenous Guardia on August 10, organizations are demanding that the government of Iván Duque take steps to stop the genocide of Colombia’s Indigenous people

Brazilian students to protest against government’s education plan and pension reform

The third day of national protests will see rallies in more than 80 cities, calling for the end of policies of privatization

Macri defeated in primary elections in Argentina

The results show that Argentines have had enough of Macri’s neoliberal and repressive policies and are ready for a more progressive government

Right-wing Alejandro Giammattei wins Guatemalan presidential elections

With only 42% participation of the electorate, Giammattei pulled ahead of former first-lady Sandra Torres in the second round of presidential elections in Guatemala

Movements across the world reject latest US attack on Venezuela

People and movements from across the world are standing in solidarity with Venezuela and the Bolivarian Revolution after the latest imperialist offensive and demanding #NoMoreTrump

Ecuadorian Court issues preventative detention order for Rafael Correa

Correa’s defense lawyer rejected court’s decision and said that he would appeal the order on Monday, August 12

Hondurans intensify protests demanding JOH’s resignation after report links him to drug trafficking

Massive protests erupted after Univision released a report alleging that president Juan Orlando Hernández’s 2013 election campaign received $1.5 million from drug trafficking proceeds

Mexican farmers natioal strike Mexican farmers embark on national strike

The strike was organized on the 140th birth anniversary of the Mexican revolutionary leader Emiliano Zapata.

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