COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean
The People’s Summit for Democracy offers a progressive vision to counter US dominance in the region

Parallel to the exclusionary Summit of the Americas organized by the Biden Administration, people’s movements and organizations have organized the People’s Summit for Democracy to uplift diverse voices from across the region and engage in necessary dialogue

Amid global uncertainty, ALBA Movements forges unity and hope

The continental platform of social movements will hold its third continental assembly in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to analyze the current situation and define strategies for the next period.

COVID-19 pandemic led to increase in extreme poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean, reports ECLAC

According to ECLAC’s annual report, extreme poverty rate in the region rose from 13.1% in 2020 to 13.8% in 2021, a setback of 27 years

XXII CELAC Summit: focus on inclusive economic recovery, cooperation and other stories

Today we look at the 22nd CELAC foreign ministers’ summit, the killing of 2 journalists amid clashes between 2 armed groups in Haiti, and more

ALBA-TCP member countries commit to strengthen regional integration efforts

During the XX summit of the ALBA-TCP, leaders of the member countries reiterated their confidence in the regional integration organization, and ratified their commitment to continue strengthening cooperation, solidarity, independence and sovereignty of the Latin American and the Caribbean region

Latin American and Caribbean states ratify unity against imperialism and other stories

Today we look at the final agreement signed at the 20th Summit of ALBA-TCP in Cuba, rising casualties after a major fuel tank explosion in Haiti, and more

UK Higher Education workers strike for fair pay, working conditions and other stories

Today we look at the UCU strike across 58 UK universities over pay and conditions, the re-imposition of the Remain in Mexico migrant policy by the US, and more

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