Lawfare
Coup in Peru: President Pedro Castillo overthrown by conservative Congress

Peru’s opposition-controlled Congress approved the impeachment motion against Pedro Castillo after he decreed its temporary dissolution and called for fresh parliamentary elections. Hours later, he was arrested

Lawfare in Argentina: VP Cristina Fernández de Kirchner sentenced to six years in prison

The lawfare against Argentina’s most prominent and loved Peronist leader and one of the towering figures of Latin America’s political left has evoked widespread condemnation in the country as well as across the region

Peruvian Congress will debate the third vacancy motion against President Castillo

The vacancy motion, which seeks Castillo’s dismissal, requires 87 votes to oust him. This is the third impeachment process that he is facing in less than a year and half in office.

Peru President Pedro Castillo Peruvian constitutional court annuls treason complaint against President Pedro Castillo

The treason complaint had sought disqualification of President Castillo from public service for five years as well as his immediate removal from office

Peruvian movements and unions mobilize in defense of President Pedro Castillo

Tens of thousands of Peruvians took to the streets in the capital Lima in rejection of a third vacancy motion being promoted against President Pedro Castillo by the right-wing opposition forces

Peruvian president turns to OAS for help amid threat of parliamentary coup

President Pedro Castillo has requested the OAS help his government to defend democracy in the face of a new coup against him, promoted by the prosecutor’s office and the opposition-controlled parliament

“People’s struggles and international solidarity helped defeat lawfare against Lula”

Mônica Valente of Brazil’s Workers’ Party (PT) talks about how they resisted the campaign of lawfare against Lula and what this election means for the country’s future

Ahead of Brazil’s elections, many voices, one chant

Peoples Dispatch comes to you from the streets of Sao Paulo with just a few days to go before the national elections in Brazil.

What is at stake in Brazil’s historic election?

On October 2, the people of Brazil will make a choice between two vastly different candidates – Lula da Silva and Jair Bolsonaro. Here’s everything you need to know about the presidential aspirants, their records and platforms, and what this election means for Brazil

Mapping Faultlines: Why was Argentine Vice-President Cristina Fernandez targeted?

In this episode of Mapping Faultlines, NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the assassination attempt against Argentine Vice-President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and the elections in Brazil

“You can feel it, Lula president”: crowd welcomes former president in Buenos Aires

Visit by the former Brazilian president supports the Peronist government in its agenda of agreements with the IMF

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