International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Last week, the Honduran government announced an agreement for a 311 million dollar IMF loan even as news surfaced about the arrival of 1,000 Israeli troops to the country

Over 200,000 marched in Buenos Aires on April 30 in the National Strike to denounce the neoliberal policies of Mauricio Macri’s government

The agriculturists held a verdurazo, a protest where they distributed their produce for free. The protest highlighted the crisis faced by small farmers in Argentina and culminated with the announcement of a national forum for a people’s agrarian program in May

The protesters demanded withdrawal of economic measures imposed after the 4.2 billion dollar deal with the IMF and freedom for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

The ZANU(PF)-led government of Zimbabwe recently announced that the indigenization rule, which prohibits foreign mining companies from owning 50% or more of the shares,would be scrapped to allow 100% private ownership of platinum mines. The decision was soon extended to diamond mines too

Argentine general strike

The mobilizations were called by a number of social movements and trade unions to demand the withdrawal of increases in the tariffs of public services and the implementation of a national parity

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