Colombia
Colombia’s long struggle: the 1977 National Strike and today

This episode looks at Colombia’s National Civic Strike in 1977 which made history for bringing the masses to the street and for the intense state repression, similar dynamics that are being observed during the strike today

Death toll rises following violent clashes in West Darfur and other stories

In today’s episode we take a look at the recent reports of violence in the West Darfur state of Sudan, an uprising against inhumane conditions by people incarcerated in a prison facility in the United States, the ongoing violent crackdown on social activists and former FARC combatants in Colombia, and this year’s World Health Day campaign and the demand for vaccine access for all

Train workers strike in Santiago as protests continue in Chile and other stories

We take a look at the strike by Santiago Subway workers in Chile, the deaths of over 12 minors during a military operation in Colombia, congressional approval of the 1.9 trillion dollar Covid relief bill in the US, an appeal by low income and poor countries to WTO to waive vaccine patents, and the annulment of the criminal convictions against Brazil’s former progressive president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva

Will Andrés Arauz be the next president of Ecuador?

Uncertainty looms over the electoral process in Ecuador as it has still not been made clear who will face off against front-runner Andrés Arauz in the second round and whether the process will go forward as planned

Nicolás Maduro: Despite everything, we were able to carry out elections in peace

In a press conference with international media on Tuesday, Maduro highlighted the significance of the elections amid “a war never before seen”

The stage is set for a Venezuela October surprise

Aggression against Venezuela from the US has intensified in recent weeks and all signs are pointing towards an escalation ahead of elections in the US and Venezuela

Venezuela’s borderlands have been assaulted by COVID-19

Over 70,000 Venezuelan migrants have returned to the country due to the uncontrolled coronavirus outbreaks in the neighboring countries. Venezuela has welcomed them and provided free testing and treatment

Defeat of a dirty military incursion into Venezuela on a Sunday morning

A group of mercenaries attempted to invade Venezuela early on Sunday May 3. This is the latest in a series of attacks against the Bolivarian Republic.

Venezuela thwarts invasion attempt by mercenaries

Venezuelan officials reported that a group of mercenaries attempted to invade the country on Sunday but were stopped by the country’s army and police

In times of COVID-19, US escalates threats against Venezuela

The United States government under Donald Trump is continuing to increase pressure on Venezuela even during the COVID-19 pandemic

Trump sends gun boats to Venezuela while the world partners to fight a deadly pandemic

The Trump administration has used the fabricated narco-trafficking charges against Maduro and other officials as an excuse to intensify pressure on Venezuela

Millions mobilize across Latin America for International Working Women’s Day

This years mobilization was one of the largest yet which saw millions across the continent on the streets demanding justice, rights and equality

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