Latin America & Caribbean
Young healthcare professionals in Buenos Aires to stage massive demonstration today

The medical residents and concurrents of the city of Buenos Aires have been protesting since November 28 against a law that disregards their status as healthcare professionals and defines them as trainees

Berta Cáceres Berta Cáceres’ assassins are sentenced but true justice remains elusive

The seven people convicted of murdering Honduran social leader Berta Cáceres have received jail terms ranging between 30 and 34 years but those who planned and financed the crime remain free

We know that the road does not end here, says Bertha Zúniga of COPINH

On December 2, seven people will be sentenced for their role in the assassination of Honduran social leader Berta Cáceres. However, this is only the first step as those who planned and financed the crime are yet to be brought to justice

Right-wing Luis Lacalle Pou wins Uruguay’s presidential election

Luis Lacalle Pou’s victory ushers in a conservative government and ends the rule of the left-wing Frente Amplio coalition after 15 years in power during which Uruguay saw major social and economic gains

Bolivian coup regime threatens Argentine human rights delegation

A delegation of Argentine human rights defenders, social leaders, and lawyers arrived to Bolivia yesterday to verify the human rights situation in the country following the coup

Argentine delegation will travel to Bolivia to observe the post-coup situation

Representatives of social organizations and NGOs will arrive to the neighboring country to denounce human rights violations committed in the post-coup period.

Colombian national strike continues

Since November 21, hundreds of thousands have been mobilizing across Colombia to reject President Iván Duque’s anti-people and neoliberal policies

What comes after the coup?

Peoples Dispatch spoke with sociologist Marco Teruggi about the agreement to hold elections in Bolivia and the implications of the coup for the continent

bolivia coup elections Can Bolivia have free and fair elections?

In this episode, we discuss post-coup developments in Bolivia, Israeli PM Netanyahu’s indictment, and new revelations in the case of the 2018 alleged chemical attack in Syria.

The people will not allow the coup in Bolivia, says Venezuelan ambassador

Crisbeylee González, the Venezuelan ambassador to Bolivia, and her team of diplomats were forced to return to their country after threats from the de facto government and xenophobic attacks. She talks about the nature of the coup

Uruguayan runoff election results too close to call

The difference of votes between the left-wing candidate Daniel Martínez and the right-wing candidate Luis Lacalle Pou is just over 1%

Venezuelan students march in defense of democracy, peace and sovereignty

Venezuelan youth reiterated that they would stand in defense of the national sovereignty, peace and solidarity, despite the adversity in the country

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