COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean
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

Brazil sees record spike in COVID-19 infections with close to 35,000 new cases on Tuesday

President Jair Bolsonaro has repeatedly refused to follow preventive measures recommended by the WHO

ALBA-TCP member countries address post-pandemic economics in virtual conference

The member countries reaffirmed their commitment to work together to fight the pandemic and support each other in revitalizing the economies in the post-pandemic scenario

Timothy Harris takes oath as Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis for second term

The incumbent government of Team Unity coalition won the general elections held in the country on June 5 with an overwhelming majority

Taxing large fortunes, a tool of social justice

Many countries who have seen their economies hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic are considering levying a tax on large fortunes to help their struggling economies

Pandemic, science and technology: lagging behind and dependence in Latin America

Sociologist Javier Calderón Castillo writes about the impact of the neoliberal onslaught in Latin America on development of science and technology

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