Latin America & Caribbean
The Libre Party wants to return dignity to the people of San Pedro Sula

Omar Menjivar, the candidate for vice-mayor in the city of San Pedro Sula, discussed the proposal to transform the city and to prioritize the needs of those people who have been abandoned for years

Cuba: five years after Fidel

Rosa Miriam Elizalde reflects on what has happened in the five years since the physical departure of Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro

Honduran movements build new strategies to engage with institutional politics

The Broad Movement for Justice and Dignity proposed a “pact for dignity” to local candidates to hold them accountable for enacting necessary change in government

Five reasons the left won in Venezuela

Chavismo forces won a resounding victory in the super elections held on November 21 in Venezuela which saw participation from all major opposition parties

March for the Homeland begins in Bolivia in support of President Arce’s government

Thousands of Bolivians have begun a seven-day-long march in defense of democracy, in support of President Luis Arce’s government, and in rejection of the recent destabilization attempts promoted by the far-right opposition sectors

Padre Melo says Hondurans want their vote to be respected in historic elections

Padre Melo talks about the general elections to be held in the country on November 28 about the role of religious sectors in fighting for the restoration of democracy, what to expect on Election Day, and the impact of the political crisis in Honduras on immigration.

Puerto Rico faces another disastrous bankruptcy deal

A US federal judge ruling on a debt restructuring plan will have major consequences for working class Puerto Ricans

Violence and intimidation leave bloody imprint on Honduran elections

Ahead of Sunday’s elections in Honduras, Olivia Zúniga Cáceres, congresswoman of the Libre Party, talks about the violence, hate and intimidation suffered by candidates and members of the opposition

Venezuelan elections Chavismo’s victory in Venezuela’s subnational elections hailed across region

Leftist and progressive leaders across the region hailed the victory of the Great Patriotic Pole (GPP), a coalition of the ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) and other Chavista forces. The GPP won overwhelmingly in the elections held on Sunday

Far-right and left to face off in second round of presidential elections in Chile

According to the results released by the Chile’s Electoral Service, the conservative candidate José Antonio Kast obtained 27.91% of the votes, while the progressive candidate Gabriel Boric followed him with 25.82% of the votes

Bolivian government repeals law being used as a pretext for destabilization by right-wing

The Bolivian government abrogated Law 1386 of the National Strategy to Combat the Legitimization of Illicit Profits and the Financing of Terrorism, which the members of far-right civic committees and the opposition had used as a pretext to strike, mobilize and block roads

Sunday’s landmark election will decide the future of Chile

Sunday’s general elections offer Chileans another opportunity to consolidate the process of change, initiated during the October 2019 social uprising against decades of neoliberal policies and glaring social inequalities

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