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Vice-president of Ecuador Otto Sonnenholzner resigns

Sonnenholzner was the third vice president of Lenín Moreno during his four years in office

Argentine social movements propose San Martín Plan to overcome extreme poverty post-COVID-19

Social leader Juan Grabois, in an interview with community media, detailed aspects of the plan which envisions the generation of 4 million jobs The plan envisions the creation of a fund which will set up 4,000 productive units

Adolfo Pérez Esquivel: “The United States has no allies, it has no friends, it only thinks of its economic interests”

Carlos Aznárez speaks with Adolfo Pérez Esquivel about the debt crisis facing Argentina and why Argentina should not pay

Venezuela denounces ‘absurd decision’ of UK to retain its gold reserves

A British high court ruled on July 2 that because the UK recognizes opposition leader Juan Guaidó as president, it does not have to give the government of Nicolás Maduro access to the reserves

Taxing large fortunes in Argentina: Who will be affected?

The bill that seeks to charge an extraordinary tax on the richest people in Argentina advances in the Chamber of Deputies. Only a very small percentage of Argentine society will have to pay it.

Problem of external debt in the third world

The collapse in commodity prices has forced these countries into greater external borrowing to manage their balance of payments

CoronaShock: The greatest crisis in the history of capitalism

Vijay Prashad talks to Brasil de Fato on the nature of the crisis COVID-19 has brought, the obscene structural discrimination and loot that characterize capitalism, and the path before the Left during and after these times

In Colombia, the pandemic is widening inequality in access to education

Popular educator, professor and militant Harold García discusses how the pandemic has put stress on the public education system of Colombia and made access to education even less equal

Ecuadorians resist government’s attempt to push through neoliberal reforms

Trade unions and movements allege that Moreno is taking advantage of the crisis generated by COVID-19 pandemic to advance with the regressive economic reforms ordered by the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

African Liberation Day: The enduring struggle against colonialism and capitalism

What is African liberation? How did our ancestors fight for it? How far have we come to realise it today? These are some of the questions that loom on 25 May each year for the African people, and its diaspora. 

Ecuadorians vow to resist Moreno’s latest neoliberal economic measures

The national government announced that it will shut 10 public companies, withdraw subsidy on diesel and petrol, and reduce public sector workers’ salaries by 25%

University students and professors in Ecuador protest against budget cuts

The neoliberal government of President Lenín Moreno announced a budget cut of around 100 million USD in the public higher education sector in response to the economic crisis aggravated by the COVID-19 pandemic in the country

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