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What the right wing in Latin America means by democracy is violence

What the government of Iván Duque is doing in Colombia is what the interim government of Jeanine Áñez is doing in Bolivia — using extreme state violence against trade unionists and peasant organizers, against socialist leaders and indigenous leaders

Honduran migrant caravan stopped at Mexican border

Mexico has already begun processing hundreds of Central American migrants en route to the United States, despite stating that the migrants are “welcome” to stay

US-Luxembourg Relations Luxembourg Communists slam deals with NATO and the US

Two Luxembourg ministers were on a visit to the US last week to strengthen the defense relationship between the two countries. They also signed two agreements on space cooperation

A new Honduran migrant caravan leaves for the US

Thousands of Hondurans, every year, set off for the US on a perilous journey in order to escape violence, poverty and lack of opportunities and in search of better livelihoods

Trump impeachment House submits articles of impeachment against Trump to the Senate

The Republican-controlled Senate will now have to decide the form of the trial which will set the stage for the impeachment process against US president Donald Trump who stands accused of abuse of power

US sanctions North Korea New US sanctions on North Korea threaten to jeopardize Korean peace process

The US has sanctioned two companies based in China for employing North Korean citizens overseas. The US claims that it is implementing UN-backed sanctions

UK, France and Germany push Iran to the brink

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the decision by three major European countries to activate the conflict resolution mechanism for the Iran nuclear deal which could lead to further sanctions on Iran.

Iran accuses EU of adhering to Trump’s policy, asks its troops to leave the region

Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif said that Germany, France and the UK, which are signatories to the deal, had failed to provide necessary safeguards to Iran against the illegal sanctions imposed by the US

Million march Iraq Moqtada al-Sadr calls for million-man march against US troops in Iraq

The Iraqi parliament has already passed a resolution asking the government to initiate the process of withdrawal of foreign troops from the country, following the assassination of Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis on January 3

Israel continues to grab Palestinian land for building illegal settlements

In Qalqilya in the northern West Bank, Israeli security forces on Monday violently attacked a peaceful Palestinian protest march against the forceful seizure of land by Israel for the purpose of construction of illegal Jewish settlement near Qalqilya city.

The tenuous deployment of US troops in Iraq

With the resolution of the Iraqi parliament demanding the withdrawal of all foreign troops from the country, the presence of the nearly 5,200 US soldiers has become a major flashpoint

US House Resolution US House passes resolution restricting Trump’s powers to declare war on Iran

Besides being of some symbolic and political significance, the resolution does not have any legal value and is non-binding

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