COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean
Latin American and Caribbean leaders approve historic agreement at CELAC summit

The heads of state of the regional block agreed on a 44-point declaration which addressed the strategy against COVID-19 and climate change and took a stand against the blockade on Cuba

ALBA-TCP member countries ratify their commitment to regional integration

At the XIX Summit, heads of state and ministers of the member countries of ALBA-TCP ratified their commitment to a genuine Latin American and Caribbean integration and unity in the face of growing imperialist threats to regional peace and stability

Ibero-American Summit in Andorra concluded with call for equitable access to anti-COVID-19 vaccines and cooperation for sustainable development

The 27th Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State and Government was focused on formulating common responses to the economic, social and health issues generated by the pandemic as well as solutions to global problems such as climate change

26 million jobs were lost in Latin America and the Caribbean due to pandemic in one year, says ILO

The International Labour Organization, in a technical note, said that 26 million workers lost their jobs in Latin America and the Caribbean in the past one year due to the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

Women across Latin America and the Caribbean rise up against patriarchy, femicides and capitalism

From Argentina to Mexico, millions of women took to the streets to demand equality in the most unequal region of the world, and to proclaim that they refuse to continue being marginalized, discriminated against, excluded, and murdered

Political Council of ALBA-TCP demands an end to the US sanctions against Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua

The foreign ministers and other representatives of the member countries of the ALBA-TCP in unison condemned the unilateral coercive measures imposed by the US against Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua, and called to immediately lift criminal blockades on them

ALBA-TCP member countries celebrate 16 years of regional integration

The ALBA-TCP was founded by Commanders Fidel Castro and Hugo Chávez as a platform for social, political and economic integration of Latin American and Caribbean nations

[Special] People’s mobilization in Latin America, from the vision of the ELN

Peoples Dispatch and other media projects carried out an exclusive interview with Antonio García, military chief and member of the Central Command of the National Liberation Army (ELN).

COVID19 ILO report 34 million workers lost jobs in Latin America and Caribbean region due to pandemic: report

The International Labour Organization study based on nine major economies in Latin America and the Caribbean says there was a 21% contraction in working hours in the first three quarters of 2020

Venezuela launches Simón Bolívar Institute for Peace and Solidarity among Peoples

The Institute has been created to strengthen global solidarity for all revolutions and social struggles of the people of the world

PM Keith Rowley claims victory in general elections in Trinidad and Tobago

According to Trinidadian trade unionist Ozzi Warwick, Rowley’s neoliberal policies remain a matter of concern but his competitor towed a dangerous anti-integration, pro-Trump line

Crisis in Latin America and the Caribbean will deepen in coming months, experts claim

Several reports by international and regional organizations on the impacts of the global COVID-19 pandemic on Latin America and the Caribbean indicate that the economic, health and social crisis is going to aggravate in the region in the coming months

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