Latin America & Caribbean

The Junta ordered a hike in the price of bread from 11 to 40 escudos. While food prices had skyrocketed, wages had been frozen. From one day to the next, an entire country had been precipitated into abysmal poverty; in less than a year the price of bread in Chile increased thirty-six fold.
Who was Pope Francis before he became Pope? And why was he chosen to become Pope? Jorge Maria Bergoglio, appointed "Provincial" of the Order of Jesus in Argentina was one of the main supporters --within the Catholic hierarchy-- of Argentina's military dictatorship which came to power in March 1976.
Evo Morales is Bolivia’s democratically elected president. In cahoots with Bolivian fascists, military and police, along with the OAS, CIA forces toppled Morales for not subordinating the country’s sovereign rights to US interests.
In early 1970s, in a note to the CIA, Henry Kissinger recommended “Make the economy scream.” The same concept has been applied to Venezuela, with advanced techniques of financial warfare.
Protests Against President Iván Duque Increase in Colombia By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, October 23, 2020
Major Oil Discovery Puts Suriname in Global Spotlight Amid Venezuela Crisis and US-China Trade War By Uriel Araujo, October 22, 2020
Bolivia: Arce’s Victory Does Not Represent a Return to Morales’ National Project By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, October 21, 2020
Freedom Triumphs Over Fascism in Bolivia if It Sticks By Stephen Lendman, October 21, 2020
MAS Returns to Power in Bolivia One Year after US-backed Coup By Arnold August, October 21, 2020
Brazil Chooses US as Its Partner in 5G Technology, Refusing China By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, October 21, 2020
October 1967: Che Guevara Is Executed By History.com Editors, October 19, 2020
Chilean Government Agrees with New Constitution, but Vetoes New Constituent Assembly By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, October 19, 2020
Victory for Cuba at the UN Human Rights Council By Orinoco Tribune, October 16, 2020
To Rebel Against Necessity and More By Edward Curtin, October 13, 2020
While No One Was Looking: America, Guyana, and Venezuela By Ted Snider, October 09, 2020
Colombia Covid Lockdown: Collapse of Healthcare, Social Crisis, Poverty By Yanis Iqbal, October 09, 2020
Juan Guaidó Creates a Parallel Consulate in Brazil By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, October 08, 2020
Evo Morales’ Ally Has Real Chance of Winning Bolivia’s Upcoming Elections By Paul Antonopoulos, October 08, 2020
Fires Raze Nearly Half of Indigenous Territories in Brazil’s Pantanal By Bianca Muniz, Bruno Fonseca, and Raphaela Ribeiro, October 08, 2020
UK Court Decision on Venezuela Gold Deals, Blow to Regime Change Efforts. One Billion Dollars of Country’s Gold to be Released By Alan MacLeod, October 07, 2020
Cuba Says: Doctors, Not Bombs By Granma, October 07, 2020
Cuba: A Model for Healthcare Reform from a Surprising Place By Keith Preston, October 06, 2020
Venezuela Announces New Fuel Scheme as Iranian Gasoline Arrives By Manuela Solé, October 05, 2020
The Nicaragua Failed 2018 Coup Attempt: Uncensoring the Truth By International Network in Solidarity with Nicaragua, October 05, 2020
Do Canadian Sanctions Against Venezuela Violate Canadian Law? A Question of Democracy By Andrew Dekany, October 03, 2020
UN Report on Venezuela Omits the Greatest Violation of Human Rights: US Aggression By Leonardo Flores, October 02, 2020
The Unfinished People’s Revolution: From Philadelphia to Havana, and Back Again By Prof. Charles McKelvey, October 01, 2020
Colombia-U.S. Axis: Hitting at Venezuela By W.T. Whitney Jr., September 29, 2020
Trudeau Represents Trump’s Venezuela Policy, Not Canadians By Arnold August, September 27, 2020
Trump Regime War on Cuba by Other Means By Stephen Lendman, September 25, 2020
As the Amazon Burns, What Happens to Its Biodiversity? By Liz Kimbrough, September 25, 2020
Speech by the President of the Republic of Cuba Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez at the General Debate of the 75th session of the UNGA By President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, September 24, 2020
Venezuela Launches London Appeal in Battle for $1 Billion in Gold By Reuters, September 24, 2020
Is The UN Human Rights Council Contributing to U.S. Aggression Towards Venezuela By Nino Pagliccia, September 23, 2020
Venezuela Denounces New Aggressions from the US By Telesur, September 23, 2020
Trump Admin Unilaterally Imposes UN Sanctions on Iran By Dave DeCamp, September 22, 2020
Pompeo’s “Humanitarian Intervention” in Latin America: Is Washington Planning A Coup In Venezuela Before The November Elections? By Timothy Alexander Guzman, September 21, 2020
Venezuela – A Tribute for Her Endless Pursuit of Democracy. By Peter Koenig, September 20, 2020
The View from Above: How Do We Know What’s Really Burning in the Amazon? By Liz Kimbrough, September 17, 2020
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UN Report on Venezuela “Abuses” Written by Investigators Who Never Visited Venezuela By Tony Cartalucci, September 17, 2020
US Strategist and Senior Adviser to Trump Elected President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, September 17, 2020
New Simón Bolívar Institute for Peace and Solidarity Among Peoples: A Refreshing Contribution from Venezuela to the World By Arnold August, September 17, 2020
US Sabotage of Venezuela Economy. US Ex-Marine Caught Spying on Oil Refineries By Telesur, September 14, 2020
Chile, September 11, 1973: The Horrors of ‘the First 9/11’ Are Routinely Overlooked By Shane Quinn, September 11, 2020
For European Chemical Giants, Brazil Is an Open Market for Toxic Pesticides Banned at Home By Pedro Grigori, September 11, 2020
Ecuador: Halt Mining Concessions to Protect Forests in Key Biodiversity Area By Center For Biological Diversity, September 10, 2020
Political Pardon Given by Maduro May Be a Checkmate against Venezuelan Opposition By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, September 08, 2020
Owners of Oil Tankers Seized by the US File Lawsuits By Ken Hanly, September 07, 2020
Wa Ni Ska Tan: Hydro-electricity and impacts on Indigenous and other communities By Michael Welch, September 06, 2020
Trudeau Government’s Interference in Venezuela on Behalf of Trump: Venezuela’s Foreign Minister By Arnold August, September 03, 2020
Amazon Rainforest and Brazil’s Pantanal May Disappear Due to Illegal Deforestation and Arson By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, September 03, 2020
What Can We Learn from Cuba? Medicare-for-All Is a Beginning, Not the End Point By Don Fitz, September 02, 2020
In Times of COVID-19, Black People Die Twice in Brazil By Leonardo Sakamoto, September 02, 2020
Canada’s Regime Change Efforts in Nicaragua Rife with Hypocrisy By Yves Engler, September 01, 2020
US Intervention in Nicaragua. Washington’s Stated Intent to “Destroy Public Order” and Engage in “Violent Actions”: Brian Willson By S. Brian Willson, September 01, 2020
Video: The USA and Nicaragua Now: Brian Willson By S. Brian Willson and Tortilla Con Sal, August 31, 2020
Venezuela’s Oil Industry Between Sanctions and Strategic Blunders: A Conversation with Carlos Mendoza Potella By Prof. Carlos Mendoza Potella and Cira Pascual Marquina, August 31, 2020
The Stage Is Set for a Venezuela October Surprise? By Leonardo Flores, August 30, 2020
Argentina Wants to Recover the Falkland Islands By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, August 27, 2020
Venezuela’s Foreign Minister and Canadian Public Call for No Military Operation Against Venezuela By Arnold August, August 26, 2020
US to Tighten Venezuela Sanctions after Gasoline Seizure By Ricardo Vaz, August 25, 2020
Alliance Between Venezuela and Iran Evolves into the Military Sphere By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, August 25, 2020
Trump’s Venezuela Regime Change Alliance Dwindles By Telesur, August 24, 2020
Drug Trafficking Militias Massacre Social Leaders in Colombia By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, August 21, 2020
US to Tighten Venezuela Sanctions after Gasoline Seizure By Ricardo Vaz, August 21, 2020
USAID Document Exposes New US Plot to Overthrow Nicaragua’s Elected Socialist Government By Ben Norton, August 20, 2020
The Hunger Crisis in Guatemala By Yanis Iqbal, August 18, 2020
Trump’s Venezuela Regime Change Alliance Dwindles, but Trudeau Hangs On By Arnold August, August 18, 2020
Venezuela, and Trump’s Irrational Electoral Policy By Jorge Arreaza, August 18, 2020
Missionaries Gain Access to Amazon’s Indigenous Peoples, Despite Pandemic By Eduardo Campos Lima, August 17, 2020
Russia to Start the Production of Its COVID-19 Vaccine in Cuba By Telesur, August 14, 2020
Bolivia’s Perfect Storm: Pandemic, Economic Crisis, Repressive Coup Regime By Richard Fidler and Fernando Molina, August 13, 2020
Extractivism and Exploitation in Peru By Yanis Iqbal, August 13, 2020
Guyana Geopolitics: Washington’s New Game Plan Against Venezuela By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, August 12, 2020
Canada on the Wrong Side of Bolivia’s Fight to Restore Democracy By Arnold August, August 12, 2020
The Deforestation of Brazil’s Amazon By Jenny Gonzales, August 12, 2020
Era of US Domination of Latin America Coming to an End: Nicaragua, Venezuela, Bolivia By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, August 10, 2020
Nicaragua – Singing in the Rain. The USAID Project to Destroy the Sandinista Movement By Stephen Sefton, August 10, 2020
The Attack on Indigenous Rights in Brazil By Yanis Iqbal, August 09, 2020
The World on Fire By Robert Hunziker, August 09, 2020
Brazil’s Money Laundering Scandal from Hell By Pepe Escobar, August 06, 2020
The Tyranny of Lithium Extraction in Argentina By Yanis Iqbal, August 04, 2020
US Blasts Venezuela-Iran ‘Alliance of Pariah States’ By Ilya Tsukanov, August 03, 2020
Fires Are Raging in the Amazon—Again By Diego Gonzaga, August 03, 2020