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Gabriel García Márquez and magical internationalism

While García Márquez is internationally recognized for his literary work, little attention is paid to his lifelong dedication to revolutionary internationalism. Laura Capote explores this rich history and his career as a militant journalist

Train workers strike in Santiago as protests continue in Chile and other stories

We take a look at the strike by Santiago Subway workers in Chile, the deaths of over 12 minors during a military operation in Colombia, congressional approval of the 1.9 trillion dollar Covid relief bill in the US, an appeal by low income and poor countries to WTO to waive vaccine patents, and the annulment of the criminal convictions against Brazil’s former progressive president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva

Brazil | Lula after the annulment of convictions: “Never give up”

In a press conference held at the headquarters of the Metalworkers Union, the former president criticized Bolsonaro, “Brazil does not belong to him or the militia members”

UN calls for investigation into Tigray war citing rights violations and other stories

Today we take a look the UN’s call for an investigation into Ethiopia’s Tigray region, a campaign to boycott Amazon, the ongoing Covid-19 vaccine development efforts in Cuba, and the declaration of an end of absolute poverty in China

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

Report reveals toll of Syrian conflict on healthcare facilities and other stories

In today’s episode we take a look at a report published by the International Rescue Committee on Syria, the imposition of sanctions against 2 Houthi leaders by the US, the 21st meeting of the Political Council of the ALBA-TCP, and the fight to bring justice to Berta Cáceres

Tropical storm Eta moves towards Florida

According to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), more than 2.5 million people from Panama to Belize have been affected by the tropical storm Eta

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

Cuban doctors arrive to South Africa

With a robust healthcare system and one of the world’s highest ratios of the number of doctors in a country to its population, the communist state has already sent over 1,200 doctors to 22 countries.

Plea to lift sanctions amid COVID-19 outbreak taken to the UN

Human rights reports indicate that sanctions are impeding the access to essential medicines and medical equipment in the sanctions-hit countries

The coronavirus pandemic: Capitalism is questioned

Farooque Chowdhury reflects on the pressing questions of capitalism and imperialism amid the outbreak of coronavirus

In Light of the Global Pandemic, Focus Attention on the People

In the wake of the global COVID-19 outbreak, movements from across the world call for states to adopt measures to ensure the well-being and survival of the people

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