Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador
The heroes of Hotel Saratoga

Rosa Miriam Elizalde reflects on the heroism of ordinary Cubans and the deep sense of solidarity that was visible following the explosion at the Saratoga Hotel in Old Havana on May 6

Mexico nationalizes lithium industry

A newly passed mining reform recognizes lithium as a national heritage and grants the state the exclusive right to explore, exploit and use the valuable metal

Oxfam: COVID-19, inequality, rising food prices driving severe poverty and other stories

Today we look at an Oxfam report on global extreme poverty rates, rising deaths among unhoused people across the US, and more

Israel attacks Al Aqsa, Palestine Action targets Elbit Systems and other stories

Today we look at renewed Israeli attacks on the Al Aqsa mosque, Palestine Action’s protest at an Elbit Systems factory in the UK, and more

Mexico energy sector reform Mexicans mobilize in support of president AMLO’s electricity reform

The electricity reform promoted by president Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) seeks to nationalize Mexico’s energy industry by rolling back the process that opened it up to foreign and private investment in 2013

Mexico recall referendum Mexican president AMLO wins recall referendum with overwhelming majority

According to the results issued by the National Electoral Institute (INE), over 90% of the voters backed president Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) to remain in office until the end of his term

At least 4 Palestinians killed, dozens arrested by Israeli forces and other stories

Today we look at mass arrests and killings of Palestinians in the Occupied West Bank, the detention of Kashmiri journalist Aasif Sultan, and more

Assassination of journalists sparks outrage in Mexico

The assassination of three journalists triggered protests in 65 cities across Mexico, demanding an end to violence and impunity

UK Court allows Assange to appeal US extradition in Supreme Court and other stories

Today we look at a ruling granting Julian Assange the right to appeal against his extradition, the constitutional crisis in the Honduran Congress, and more

New evidence in Ayotzinapa disappearance case contradicts official version

Almost seven years after the forced disappearance of 43 students of the Rural Teachers’ College in the town of Ayotzinapa, Mexico, the struggle for truth and justice continues as the investigation proceeds slowly

CELAC reinvigorated in Mexico

The summit was met with widespread enthusiasm for being able to bring together diverse political actors across the region and uniting them on diverse issues.

Latin American and Caribbean leaders approve historic agreement at CELAC summit

The heads of state of the regional block agreed on a 44-point declaration which addressed the strategy against COVID-19 and climate change and took a stand against the blockade on Cuba

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