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Colombia’s leaders want to stain their country with the blood of the working class

In the face of a state that assassinates its own people, the Colombian people remain on the streets and continue resisting.

UN calls for investigation into Tigray war citing rights violations and other stories

Today we take a look the UN’s call for an investigation into Ethiopia’s Tigray region, a campaign to boycott Amazon, the ongoing Covid-19 vaccine development efforts in Cuba, and the declaration of an end of absolute poverty in China

China achieves goal of eradicating absolute poverty

Over the last eight years, China has lifted a total of 98.99 million poor out of poverty.

China declares end of absolute poverty in the country a decade ahead of the UN schedule

Through state-led initiatives it has lifted more than 770 million people out of poverty since 1979, which accounts for more than 70% of total global poverty reduction

World’s richest have recovered from COVID crisis, poorest will take a decade more

Oxfam’s latest report says it took just nine months for the top 1,000 billionaires’ fortunes to return to their prepandemic highs, but for the world’s poorest people recovery could take 14 times longer

South Africa’s constitutional Court protects domestic workers

The court has ruled that these employees can claim from the Compensation Fund if injured while on duty. The ground-breaking judgment also ensures domestic workers can apply retrospectively.

One year after taking charge, Nayib Bukele faces severe criticism for handling of COVID-19

Salvadoran president’s first year in office has been marked by political tensions, militarization and false promises. However, his failures in handling COVID-19 are bringing more people on to the streets

Brazil’s right wing rallies against physical distancing

Amid government neglect and irresponsibility, social movements have reaffirmed that only the people will save the people.

Swaziland Student protest Police in Swaziland violently repress student protest

The Southern Africa Nazarene University (SANU) was shut down indefinitely by the administration after the students refused to cede to government pressure

Massive mobilization against the socio-economic crisis in Argentina

Protesters demand the extension of social emergency measures, increase of pension and retirement benefits, rise in the Supplementary Social Salary and the implementation of the Food Emergency Act.

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