Latin America & Caribbean
Feminist uprising in Mexico against patriarchal violence

The massive demonstrations were in response to several high-profile rape cases wherein the perpetrators were police officers

Peruvian feminists demand an end to gender-based violence

So far in 2019, over 105 cases of femicides have been registered in Peru

Why did the Argentine peso plummet following Macri’s loss?

The struggling Argentine peso suffered a significant loss in value after the defeat of Mauricio Macri in the primary elections. We spoke to Argentine economist Emiliano López about how and why this occurred

Mobilizations and indignation in Argentina over latest devaluation of the peso

The further devaluation of the Argentine peso last week has plunged the working class of Argentina into further economic insecurity and instability

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

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