Latin America & Caribbean


There is a fundamental confusion about the relationship between capitalism and imperialism. Contemporary theorizing often ignores the sociopolitical and ideological power configurations as well as the role of international financial institutions


Wall Street was firmly behind the military Junta which waged “The Dirty War” on its behalf. In turn, the Catholic Church hierarchy played a central role in sustaining the legitimacy of the military Junta.


Washington’s negotiations with Cuba are one part of a two-track policy. There is a major US build-up in Latin America, with increasing reliance on ‘military platforms’, designed to launch military interventions in strategic countries.


Presidential candidate Jeb Bush had close personal ties to Raul Salinas de Gortiari, brother of Mexico’s former president Carlos Salinas de Gortiari. In the 1990s, Raul the “drug kingpin”, according to Switzerland’s federal prosecutor Carla del Ponte, was one of the main figures of the Mexican Drug Cartel.

More on the Zika Virus-Microcephaly Freak-out By Dr. Gary G. Kohls, February 10, 2016
Microcephaly in Brazil. What are the Causes? “The Focus is on the Mosquito as the Vector”? By Dr. David Halpin, February 10, 2016
The Zika Virus, the Brazilian Microcephaly Outbreak. Covering-up Another Latrogenic Disorder By Dr. Gary G. Kohls, February 07, 2016
The Malvinas: An Unresolved Dispute between Argentina and Britain By Chandra Muzaffar, February 07, 2016
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US Sponsored “Democracy” in Haiti By Ezili Dantò, February 06, 2016
Genetically Modified Mosquitos and the Zika Virus. The Pentagon’s Synthetic Biology By John Stanton, February 06, 2016
Haiti’s Rigged Elections. Disinformation and Propaganda 101 By Dady Chery, February 05, 2016
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Canada Urged to Have Normal Relations with Haiti: Because it’s 2016! By Jean Saint-Vil, February 03, 2016
Concerning Correlation: GMO Mosquitoes Caused Zika Virus Outbreak? By 21st Century Wire, February 02, 2016
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Aid-Money Laundering as an NGO Racket. Haiti By Dady Chery, February 01, 2016
Is it Zika ‘Virus’ or Pesticides and Birth Defects? By Cal Crilly, February 01, 2016
Zika Outbreak Epicenter in Same Area Where GM Mosquitoes Were Released in 2015 By Claire Bernish, January 29, 2016
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Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Released in Brazil in 2015 Linked to the Current Zika Epidemic? By Reddit, January 29, 2016
Obama’s War Against the First Black Republic By Ezili Dantò, January 29, 2016
OAS to Send Special Mission to Haiti Amid Political Crisis By Ezili Dantò, January 29, 2016
Summit of Latin American and Caribbean States Aims At Peace, Social Justice and Sovereignty By nsnbc international, January 28, 2016
Haiti: Enough Is Enough, Bring on the Revolution! By Dady Chery, January 28, 2016
The Clintons: We Came, We Stole, Haitians Died By Glen Ford, January 27, 2016
Haiti: Longstanding US Colony. Rigging of Elections By Stephen Lendman, January 27, 2016
The Spread of the Mosquito-borne Zika Virus By J.R. Smith, January 26, 2016
Can People’s Power Save the Bolivarian Revolution? By Richard Fidler, January 25, 2016
Brewing Crisis in the South Atlantic: Oil Exploration in the Malvinas Islands Ignites an Old Dispute
The Malvinas: An Unresolved Dispute By Chandra Muzaffar, January 25, 2016
Brazilian Academics Join Campaign to Boycott Israeli Institutions By USACBI, January 24, 2016
Strengthening Latin America’s Financial Institutions, Confronting the IMF, Role of the Bank of the South By Ariel Noyola Rodríguez, January 22, 2016
Argentina Revisited – One Month on. Towards a Neoliberal “Democratic Dictatorship” By Peter Koenig, January 21, 2016
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What Obama Really Said About Cuba, Foreign Affairs and the US By Arnold August, January 21, 2016
Economic State of Emergency in Venezuela By Stephen Lendman, January 16, 2016
Venezuela Plunges Into Constitutional Crisis. Supreme Court Declares National Assembly Void By Dr. Christof Lehmann, January 16, 2016
Haiti Blasted Once Again: Earthquake, Famine, Pestilence and Greed By Dady Chery, January 12, 2016
Massive Secret Surveillance in Canada. Ottawa Spying on its Citizens and Brazil, in Collaboration with the NSA By Asad Ismi, January 12, 2016
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El Chapo versus Longstanding CIA Global Drugs Trafficking By Stephen Lendman, January 11, 2016
China’s Financial Crisis Erupts as US Pivots to South America By Jack Rasmus, January 11, 2016
Cholera in Haiti and Africa: The Peacekeepers’ Footprint By Dady Chery, January 10, 2016
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Latin America Has to Fight and Win! By Andre Vltchek, January 09, 2016
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Neoliberalism Raises Its Ugly Head in South America: As Washington Targets Venezuela, Brazil and Argentina By Jack Rasmus, January 08, 2016
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Washington and the Cuban Migration Crisis By Salim Lamrani, January 07, 2016
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Cuba: A Year Later, the Blockade Remains in Full Force By Granma, January 06, 2016
A New Political Situation in Latin America: What Lies Ahead? By Claudio Katz and Richard Fidler, January 05, 2016
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A Year of Achievement for Cuban Healthcare By Ollie Hopkins, December 31, 2015
Colombia Ceasefire in Effect from January 1, 2016 – Final Peace by March 23 Unlikely By Dr. Christof Lehmann, December 29, 2015
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The Hand of Washington in the “Election Coups” in Venezuela By Arnold August, December 26, 2015
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Cuba Warns Obama: Do Not Interfere in Our Internal Affairs By Telesur, December 24, 2015
2015: Reviewing the Most Important and the Most Censored Stories of the Year Global Research News Hour Episode 126 By Michael Welch, Prof. James Petras, Andy Lee Roth, and John Schertow, December 20, 2015
Haiti’s Lead Export: Brazil’s New Slaves By Dady Chery, December 19, 2015
Supporters of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez attend his campaign closure rally in Caracas, on October 4, 2012. | Photo: AFP
Venezuela: A Revolution That Will Not Die By Eric Draitser, December 18, 2015
Assessing Venezuela’s Elections: The Good, the Bad, and the Indifferent By Eric Draitser, December 16, 2015
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Haiti’s Martelly Government’s Assault on Local Journalists and Community Radio By Dady Chery, December 14, 2015
Venezuela Election Aftermath: Privatization Looms By Telesur, December 14, 2015
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Venezuelan Election Results: The Electoral System and Democracy By Arnold August, December 12, 2015
Latin America: The Aborted Neo-Liberal Offensive By Prof. James Petras, December 09, 2015
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Final Venezuelan Electoral Results By Stephen Lendman, December 09, 2015
Haitian Government Reinstates the Army By John Marion, December 09, 2015
Haiti’s Donor Supported “Democratic Dictatorship” By Justin Podur, December 09, 2015
Chilean Military Exercises Fuel Tensions with Bolivia and Peru By Cesar Uco, December 08, 2015
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Venezuelan Opposition Fails to Win a Two Thirds Majority. Constitutional Changes Cannot be Enacted By Stephen Lendman, December 08, 2015
The Causes and Consequences of the Venezuelan Election Results By Telesur, December 07, 2015
Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro Accepts National Assembly Loss, Opposition Coalition Wins 99 Seats By Telesur, December 07, 2015
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Venezuela versus Haiti: A Tale of Two Elections By Keane Bhatt, December 06, 2015
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Understanding Venezuela’s National Assembly Elections. Background Analysis By Telesur, December 06, 2015
Elections in Venezuela. Report By Telesur, December 06, 2015
Venezuela’s Elections: Setting the Record Straight. Hugo Chávez’s Legacy is At Stake on December 6 By Steve Ellner, December 06, 2015
Venezuela Elections: US Corporate Media Seek to Undermine Venezuelan Democracy with Lies and Distortions By Eric Draitser, December 06, 2015
The world's focus will be on Venezuela's election Sunday. | Photo: AFP
Venezuela’s Elections: Courage in the Face of Economic and Psychological Warfare By Eric Draitser, December 06, 2015
The Roots of the Current Situation in Venezuela By Gregory Wilpert, December 06, 2015
Venezuela: Obama’s Real Concerns By Arnold August, December 06, 2015
Argentina: Da Crise ao Sucesso
Argentina: A Quiet Neoliberal Coup d’Etat in Latin America’s Southern Cone By Peter Koenig, December 01, 2015
Peru: Blood Flows in the Amazon
Wampis Nation of Peruvian Amazon Declares Creation of First Autonomous Indigenous Government in Peru By Forest Peoples Programme, November 30, 2015
The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP): America’s “Economic War” Against Asia And Latin America By Ulises Noyola Rodriguez, November 28, 2015
What the ‘Monsanto Law’ in South America has Done to Farmers’ Rights By Christina Sarich, November 27, 2015
‘Provocation’: Israel outraged over Spain’s Netanyahu Arrest Warrant By RT, November 20, 2015
World Peoples’ Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth: Indigenous People's Declaration
“We are Going to Kill You”: Indigenous Activist’s Life in Danger after Opposing Destruction of Peruvian Amazon by Oil palm Companies By Forest Peoples Programme, November 18, 2015
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Close Guantanamo and Return It to Cuba By Marjorie Cohn, November 15, 2015
Cuba–US Relations and the Perspicacity of Fidel Castro’s Thinking By Arnold August, November 12, 2015
TransCanada’s Next Move After Keystone XL: Flood Mexico with Fracked Gas with Support of US State Department By Steve Horn, November 12, 2015
Neoliberal Water under the Bridge: How Politics and Business Unite in the U.S., Honduras and Israel By Charity Crouse, November 10, 2015
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Criminal Law Suit Against Latin American Media for Expressing “Solidarity with the Palestinian People” By Carlos Aznárez, November 09, 2015
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Africa’s Children Return! Cuba and African Liberation By Isaac Saney, November 06, 2015
Illegal Deforestation of Peru’s Amazon, 5000 Hectares for Palm Oil: Peruvian Indigenous Leader By Forest Peoples Programme, November 02, 2015
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National Lawyers Guild (NLG) Calls on US Government to Normalize Relations with Cuba, End Persecution of Anti-Blockade Activists By National Lawyers Guild International, November 01, 2015
The Normalization of Relations with Cuba: Obama, Put Your Money Where Your Mouth is on Cuba By Art Heitzer and Marjorie Cohn, November 01, 2015