Lawfare
Peruvian President Pedro Castillo’s cabinet continues to suffer blows

Defense minister Walter Ayala is the tenth minister of President Pedro Castillos’s cabinet who had been forced to resign due to a defamation campaign by right-wing forces

Peruvian president reshuffles cabinet, changes seven ministers “in favor of governability”

The cabinet reshuffle has triggered conflict in the Free Peru party. Nevertheless, legislators across the left have vowed to remain united and support social reforms in the country

Free Peru party rejects latest destabilization attempts by far-right opposition

The parliamentarian bench of the ruling Free Peru party strongly rejected the statements made by the president of the Congress María del Carmen Alva Prieto against the socialist government of President Pedro Castillo

Free Peru party faces lawfare campaign

This weekend, the officials of the Prosecutor’s Office and the Peruvian National Police raided seven premises of the ruling Free Peru party, including the house of its founder and secretary general, Vladimir Cerrón, in an alleged corruption and money laundering case

Latin American movements warn of a coup underway in Peru

The Social Movements of ALBA platform said the resignation of Peruvian foreign minister Héctor Béjar is a clear example of the ongoing coup against the newly inaugurated left government

It’s election day in Ecuador: A look at what lies ahead

The run-off election between progressive candidate Andrés Arauz and banker Guillermo Lasso is taking place amid an escalating pandemic, an economic crisis, and fears of irregularities

Brazilian judge annuls criminal convictions against Lula da Silva and other stories

In today’s episode we take a look at the decision by a Brazilian Supreme Court Judge annulling the criminal convictions against former president Lula da Silva, the start of the trial of former police officer charged with the murder of George Floyd, the upcoming vote of confidence in Libya, the protests across Latin America and the Carribbean on International Women’s Day, and the possible reasons behind the explosion of the SpaceX SN10 Starship rocket

Brazilian Supreme Court judge annuls sentences against Lula in Operation “Car Wash” case

On Monday March 8, Minister Edson Fachin declared the incompetence of the Federal Justice of Parana in the triplex, Atibaia, and Lula institute cases

How Ecuador’s democracy is being suffocated

Not only was Rafael Correa barred from contesting in the upcoming elections in Ecuador, but now the candidacy of Andrés Arauz is also being threatened

Ecuadorian court orders the arrest of Rafael Correa

The court also has issued a request to the Belgian authorities to arrest Correa, who has been living with his family in the European country since 2017

Journalist Carlos Rabascall replaces Rafael Correa as vice-presidential candidate

Former Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa supported journalist Carlos Rabascall’s nomination in his place

Brazilian leaders Lula and Dilma express solidarity with Julian Assange, reject extradition

The Australian journalist faces 18 charges from the United States and could be sent to the country to be sentenced

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