Tag Archives: Latin America
End the Silence! Lift the Deadly Sanctions!
Unilateral coercive sanctions violate basic human rights, sanctions undermine peaceful relations and the sovereign equality of nations, sanctions create potential criminal and civil liability for U.S. authorities, media has failed to inform the public about the consequences and global condemnation of U.S. sanctions.
Chris Hedges: How Corporate Tyranny Works
“They sued me as a civil racketeer, under a civil RICO statute for $60 billion,” he said. “That was the largest amount of money an American individual ever had been sued for. This began a ten-year campaign to demonize me by Chevron and by its judicial allies.”
Revolution Against Neoliberalism in Chile, by Michael Livingston
“In short, the Chilean masses are demanding a new government and a new social pact. “
8M: Latin American women prepare for record feminist marches
“The streets will be painted green and purple, and the shouts of “Latin America will be all feminist!” will be echoed in the main capitals of the region.”
Today We Return to the Gates of Fort Benning in Memory and Resistance
Close the School of the Americas!
Sorting Through the Lies About Venezuela and US Military Presence in Latin America and the Caribbean
Sorting Through the Lies About Venezuela (Portside) There is every reason to be concerned about the threat to Venezuela, given U.S. government hostility to any who seek to become independent of the U.S. or to direct economic activity to benefit local people rather than maximizing corporate profits. U.S. military presence in Latin America & the […]
Your Complete Guide to the N.Y. Times’ Support of U.S.-Backed Coups in Latin America
Do the U.S. and its allies have a moral or ethical right to determine the political future of Venezuela?
“America First” in Latin America, by Gary Prevost
One important starting point for understanding certain aspects of Trump’s Latin American policies, especially on trade and immigration, is to un-package his neo-isolationist “America First” world outlook.[
Welcome to the Jungle, by Pepe Escobar
The record reveals Bolsonaro as a racist, misogynist, homophobic, weaponizing thug, favoring a white, patriarchal, hierarchical, hetero-normative and “homogenous” Brazil. …A record 31 million votes were ruled absent or null and void. No less than 46 million Brazilians voted for the Workers’ Party’s candidate, Fernando Haddad.
The Case Against Daniel Ortega, by Chuck Kaufman
First and foremost, we all know that Daniel is a dictator, right? We know it because corporate and progressive press alike can’t say his name without the modifier, dictator. So what are the criteria to be a dictator?
Anne Winkler-Morey | U.S. and Latin America Beyond the Border Wall
The roots and strength of local grassroots organizations
Indigenous Rights Are Key to Preserving Forests, Climate Change Study Finds
When communities have secure forest rights, not only are forests better protected, but communities fare better.
52% of Latinos in the US Suffer Discrimination
Around 52 percent of Latinos in the nation claim to have been ill-treated because of their race or ethnicity, in a country that has 56.6 million Latinos, according to the survey.
Juan Cole | World More Violent in Past Year, but Middle East Drives Deterioration (Video)
If the GPI is right about what produces peace, you’d have to conclude that the US is heading toward increased violence.
▶ Noam Chomsky: The U.S. Is Trying to Put an End to Its Extreme Isolation
The renowned activist and linguist weighs in on the recent shift in relations between Cuba and the United States, as well as drone strikes in Yemen and the activities of the leftist parties Syriza and Podemos in Greece and Spain, among other current events, in an interview on RT’s “Going Underground.” truthdig.com April 18, 2015 […]
Anne Winkler-Morey: Venezuela and the New Latin America
The Latin America of the 21st century is not so easily controlled by gunboat and dollar diplomacy. In spite of dire media reports about Venezuela, U.S. power is on the decline while cooperation between Latin American states is increasing. By Anne Winkler-Morey WAMM Newsletter Spring II 2014 Venezuela moved to the front page as a […]