Corruption
Colombian students take to the streets against police repression

Students in Colombia mobilize against police repression, corruption in universities, and the systematic funding cuts to public education

Iraq protests Iraqis take to the streets demanding better governance

Thousands of people across Iraq are demonstrating against the government of Adel Abdul Mahdi for its failure to provide jobs, prevent corruption and improve the quality of basic services

Uncertainty looms over Peru

Peruvian President Martín Vizcarra dissolved the National Congress, then the legislators retaliated and voted to suspend him

Colombian riot police continue violent repression of students

Students have mobilized and called for the dismantling of riot police squadron following an incident of violent police repression against university students in Bogotá

Was the ‘fuel shortage’ in Haiti an excuse to increase the price?

On the second day of the protests over shortage of fuel in the country, Haitian government announced an increase in the price of diesel.

haiti protest Progressive forces in Haiti unite, demand president Moïse’s resignation

In a conference organized to analyze the crisis facing the country and discuss strategies to confront it, the formulation of an action plan to achieve Moïse’s resignation is underway.

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

Ecuadorian Court issues preventative detention order for Rafael Correa

Correa’s defense lawyer rejected court’s decision and said that he would appeal the order on Monday, August 12

Guatemalan peasant organizations strike ahead of the second round of elections

The strike was carried out to denounce the electoral fraud committed in the first round of general elections and to reject the immigration agreement signed by the national government with the US

Puerto Rican protesters give Ricardo Rosselló ultimatum for resignation

Hundreds of thousands are mobilizing today in Puerto Rico and gave Governor Ricardo Rosselló until tonight at midnight to resign

Guatemalan electoral authority releases official results from June elections

After two weeks of delay due to several reports of electoral irregularities and their subsequent investigation, the Guatemalan electoral court confirmed the run-off between Sandra Torres and Alejandro Giammattei

The February 23 “aid” operation involved food supplies from the US government agency USAID Venezuela’s Guaido Investigated for Aid Embezzlement

Guaido’s representative in the US, Carlos Vecchio, is also being accused of fraud in CITGO worth US $70 million.

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