Latin America and the Caribbean
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

Protests continue against police killing of Daunte Wright in the US and other stories

Today we look at the crackdown on protests for Daunte Wright, plans to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan, Egyptian journalist Khaled Dawoud’s release from prison, volcano eruptions in St.Vincent and the Grenadines, and an increase in uranium enrichment announced by Iran

Police crackdown on communist activists amid unrest in Kenya and other stories

Today we take a look at the crackdown on communist activists in Kenya, ILO’s report on widespread job losses in the LAC region, a hunger strike by undocumented workers for pandemic aid in the US, Israel’s announcement that it will not cooperate with the ICC probe, and the withdrawal of felony charges against 3 organizers in the US.

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

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