Corruption
Media bill protests Tunisia Tunisian journalists and activists protest proposed bill on media

The newly proposed bill intends to do away with the requirement of obtaining government licenses to open and operate television and radio channels in the country

Ecuador’s Electoral Dispute Court reverses the suspension of Rafael Correa’s party

Ex-president Rafael Correa and members of his political alliance celebrated the decision, though roadblocks to political participation remain

“Where is the money,” Hondurans ask government as health care system collapses

Recent revelations regarding massive corruption are the latest indicator of the rotten state of the health system on Honduras. Meanwhile, the forced disappearance of 4 Garifuna leaders has caused outrage with social movements launching protests

Ecuador’s electoral council bars Rafael Correa’s party from upcoming general elections

The Social Commitment Movement for the Citizen’s Revolution, led by former president Rafael Correa, rejected the decision and announced that it would take part and win the 2021 general elections

PetroCaribe is at the heart of a geopolitical battle in the Carribean

Haitian activist and economist Jean Jores Pierre explores the history of the PetroCaribe Agreement and its relationship to anti-corruption protests in the country

Why should the Argentine government take over Vicentin?

Argentina’s elite has waged strong resistance to the possible state takeover of the Vicentin Agroindustrial Group, ignoring how this could contribute towards food sovereignty and help Argentina deal its foreign debt crisis

Ecuadorian trade union calls for national mobilization against Moreno’s government

The FUT has called for a national mobilization in defense of the workers’ rights and in rejection of budget cuts, corruption, mass dismissals, and privatization of public institutes

Colombians mobilize against hunger and state negligence

Thousands mobilized against state negligence, repression and the precarious conditions that communities are forced to endure amid the global health crisis. The protests were attacked by the police and ESMAD agents

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

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