Latin America & Caribbean
Cuba’s COVID-19 vaccines: A journey of collaboration and revolutionary solidarity

With its development of five COVID-19 vaccines and the promise of sharing know-how with developing countries, Cuba has remained faithful to Che Guevara’s values of international solidarity and people-oriented medicine

Ecuadorian legislator demands investigation into supply of ammunition to Bolivian coup regime

Fausto Jarrín Terán has filed a complaint with the State Attorney General’s Office to investigate the alleged supply of weapons by Lenin Moreno’s government to Jeanine Áñez’s coup regime in Bolivia

Brazil leads 2021 COVID-19 death toll worldwide. Number of victims nears 490k

The rate of death is 4.4x that of the rest of the world. “3 quarters of deaths in Brazil were preventable,” says epidemiologist

Meet the communists who now govern Chile

The recent victories of the left in a number of municipalities and in elections for the Constitutional Convention have set the stage for a categorical rejection of the legacy of the Augusto Pinochet dictatorship and the building of a new Chile

Noam Chomsky, Roger Waters, & Vijay Prashad: No Coup in Peru!

Tensions are rising in Peru as Keiko Fujimori has refused to accept her defeat to progressive candidate Pedro Castillo. Chomsky, Waters & Prashad raise the alarm of a lawfare coup

The coup that is taking place in Peru

While by all accounts, Pedro Castillo won the second round presidential elections, his adversary has refused to concede, and many fear that tensions could escalate with the help of Peru’s loyal right and the newly appointed US ambassador

Global outcry after Venezuela financially blocked from COVAX initiative

Last week, the Venezuelan government announced that the Union Bank of Switzerland blocked its latest payments of 10 million USD towards the COVAX initiative for acquiring COVID-19 vaccines

Bolivian government investigates supply of ammunition to coup regime by Ecuadorian government

Bolivian government minister Eduardo del Castillo reported that the government had received unofficial information regarding the delivery of war ammunition by the Ecuadorian government to Jeanine Áñez’s coup regime in November 2019.

Pedro Castillo wins presidential elections in Peru, Keiko Fujimori rejects the results

With 99.998% of the ballots counted, left-wing candidate Pedro Castillo has secured 50.204% of the votes, while far-right Keiko Fujimori has obtained 49.796% of the votes. Yesterday, Fujimori requested the election authorities to annul the results from 802 polling stations nationwide

Fight against femicides continues in Argentina and across Latin America

Since 2015, every year, the movement Ni Una Menos or ‘Not One (Woman) Less’ organizes massive marches across the country to raise voice against violence against women and non-binary people.

After six weeks, the mobilizations in Colombia continue

Fresh mobilizations have been called to demand that the national government sign the pre-agreement to guarantee the right to protest and advance in negotiating the demands raised by the mobilizing sectors

Rural teacher Pedro Castillo poised to write a new chapter in Peru’s history

On the foreign policy front, Castillo’s victory will represent a huge blow to US interests in the region and an important step towards reactivating Latin American integration.

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