South Africa’s social crisis has erupted as the people Cyril Ramaphosa and Jacob Zuma deem expendable, those who bear the brunt of the past and of the social costs of Covid-19, appropriate the bread of life.
This Monday night, a metro overpass collapsed in Mexico City while a train was passing over it. 25 people died and 79 people were injured. The Mexican government has promised to deliver justice and punish those responsible
Today we look at Ecuador’s presidential election results, protests following the fatal police shooting of a Black man in the US, reports of Israel’s role in the blackout at an Iranian nuclear site, hunger strike by detained Hirak protesters in Algeria, and the ties between Israeli businessman Dan Gertler and the DRC
From Haiti, Lautaro Rivara unpacks the tired trope of “poor rich Haiti,” highlighting the role of foreign capital and local elites in the destruction of life in the countryside
Protests intensify across Paraguay to demand the resignation of the president and his cabinet over the deepenning public health, economic and social crisis
Since March 5, thousands of Paraguayans have been mobilizing in different cities of the country in rejection of the national government’s mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic and the deepening of economic crisis and social inequality
From across Latin American and Caribbean leaders and organizations have expressed their solidarity with the struggle of Haitian people and have demanded that Moïse comply with the Constitution and leaves office when his term expires on February 7, 2021
A new wave of protests began in Haiti on January 10 against US backed president Jovenel Moïse and his attempt to extend his term in office till Feb 2022.
Haitian citizens, social movements, trade unions and opposition political parties are demanding the resignation of president Jovenel Moïse, who seeks to extend his term of office until February 2022, which according to the constitution ends this February 7
In the last few hours of his presidency, Donald Trump chose to pardon a whole array of corrupt officials and rich felons, while overlooking calls for pardoning whistleblowers and journalists
The Guatemalan national police brutally repressed a peaceful demonstration, on November 21, against corruption and president Alejandro Giammattei
Martín Vizcarra is far from a ‘progressive’ leader and does not represent the interests of the masses, so why are thousands on the street rejecting his impeachment and even classifying it as a coup?