Corruption
Brazilian President Bolsonaro confesses to intervening in Police in order to protect his family

The video with the confession was shared during a legal process against the president in the Supreme Court

Bolivians continue their struggle against the coup regime

Since May 11, thousands of Bolivians have been mobilizing, against hunger and to demand the resignation of self-appointed president Jeanine Áñez and for democratic elections in the country

Ecuadorians vow to resist Moreno’s latest neoliberal economic measures

The national government announced that it will shut 10 public companies, withdraw subsidy on diesel and petrol, and reduce public sector workers’ salaries by 25%

Netanyahu trials Israel Benjamin Netanyahu to personally appear for trial in court

Netanyahu is indicted in seven cases, the trial for which will begin on May 24. If convicted, the Israeli prime minister will have to serve more than 10 years in prison

Israel protest against unity government Israelis demonstrate against Netanyahu-Gantz unity government

Thousands protested against Benjamin Netanyahu continuing on as the Israeli prime minister while corruption cases against him are pending. Protesters accused the two sides of trying to “crush democracy”

Brazil’s Justice Minister quits Bolsonaro govt due to “political interference”

Brazil’s Justice Minister quits Bolsonaro government over alleged “political interference”

Venezuela denounces US charges against Maduro as another coup d’état attempt

The US Department of Justice announced charges related to narcotrafficking against Maduro and offered $15 million for his arrest, showing that it will use all possible measures to attack the Venezuela, even amid a global health crisis

Haitian police and military agree to find solutions after clashes on Sunday

The shooting between the Haitian police and military in the capital Port-au-Prince on February 23 left two dead and a dozen injured

Colombian President Ivan Duque to be investigated over corruption and electoral fraud

Former congresswoman Aída Merlano revealed that Duque had knowledge that people bought votes to secure him the presidency in 2018

Amathole murders Probe ordered into murder of two unionized workers of South Africa’s Amathole municipality

The two workers who were killed in separate attacks last month had exposed corruption in the financially strapped municipality of Amathole in Eastern Cape province. The provincial government has been forced to order a forensic investigation after widespread outrage by unions

Puerto Rico between neoliberalism and ‘natural’ disasters

January saw a wave of protests in Puerto Rico after a series of earthquakes hit the south of the island and a video circulated showing a warehouse full of unused emergency supplies from 2017 Hurricane Maria

Parliamentary elections in Peru: a fragmented congress and a defeat of Fujimorismo

According to an exit poll, the far-right Popular Force party, led by the daughter of former Peruvian dictator Alberto Fujimori, only won 20 out of the 130 seats

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