CELAC member countries signed the Buenos Aires declaration to make Latin America and the Caribbean a community of sovereign nations
The return of Brazil to CELAC under the leadership of Lula was widely celebrated in the VII Heads of State Summit
The upcoming VII Summit of Heads of State of CELAC marks the return of Brazil to the regional integration mechanism, and will see the participation of the majority of leaders of the new ‘pink tide’ in the region
Indigenous and social activist Milagro Sala has been imprisoned since January 2016 over charges that human rights and social activists allege are politically motivated
Former far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro withdrew from the CELAC in January 2020, alleging that the regional bloc had failed to protect democracy in member states
The lawfare against Argentina’s most prominent and loved Peronist leader and one of the towering figures of Latin America’s political left has evoked widespread condemnation in the country as well as across the region
In the last few days alone, multiple heads of government have called for freedom for Julian Assange. This includes Australian prime minister Anthony Albanese, Colombian president Gustavo Petro, Brazilian president-elect Lula da Silva, and Argentine president Alberto Fernandez.
Recent developments in the investigation of the assassination attempt against Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner revealed that the group had been planning the attack for some time, and that they had failed in a previous attempt
The two perpetrators were arrested, but the justice system suspects that there are more involved.
In this episode of Mapping Faultlines, NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the assassination attempt against Argentine Vice-President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and the elections in Brazil
The attack, which shook the country, was widely condemned by numerous political leaders and social activists from around the world
Vice-President Cristina Fernández pointed out the roots of an increasingly unequal country in her latest speech. This is where social organizations play a fundamental role.