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.
How Ecuador’s US-backed, Coup-supporting ‘Ecosocialist’ Candidate Yaku Pérez Aids the Right-wing By Ben Norton, February 11, 2021
Through the “Bolivar Act” U.S. Congressmen Intend to Tighten the Blockade Against Venezuela By Internationalist 360, February 11, 2021
US Sanctions Caused Thousands of Deaths in Venezuela, GAO Says By Telesur, February 10, 2021
Crisis & Critique: A Trumpist Hangover Prevails in Venezuela By Prof. Ociel Alí López, February 10, 2021
Washington Openly Spent About $250 Million in Subversive Actions Against Cuba Since 2000 By Orinoco Tribune, February 10, 2021
Open Letter from 40+ Economists Regarding Ecuador and the Dollar By Prof. James K Galbraith, Jayati Ghosh, and Mark Weisbrot, February 09, 2021
Canada Backs Revival of Duvalierism in Haiti By Yves Engler, February 09, 2021
Ecuador’s Historic Election Explained: Inside the Citizens’ Revolution By Ben Norton, February 09, 2021
Haiti’s Constitutional Crisis: A Tangled Web of Aberrations By Boaz Anglade, February 09, 2021
Human Rights Watch Denounces Cuba for Human Rights Violations By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, February 09, 2021
The Foreign Roots of Haiti’s “Constitutional Crisis” By Prof. Mark Schuller, February 08, 2021
Indigenous People and Justice in Nicaragua’s North Caribbean Coast By Dr. Loyda Martinez Rodriguez and Tortilla Con Sal, February 05, 2021
The Legacy of Cicely Tyson: Pioneer for Representation in Film, Fashion and Television By Abayomi Azikiwe, February 04, 2021
Venezuela: Opposition, Colombian Leaders Allegedly Involved in Foiled Terror Plot By Ricardo Vaz, February 04, 2021
Political Left Close to Winning Elections in Ecuador By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, February 04, 2021
Treatment of COVID-19: Cuban Drug Itolizumab Proves Effective in Critically Ill Patients By Yaditza del Sol González, February 03, 2021
Brazil Guts Agencies, ‘Sabotaging Environmental Protection’ in Amazon: Report By Sue Branford and Thais Borges, February 02, 2021
Nicaragua’s Indigenous Territory Wangki Awala Kupia By Rose Cunningham Kain and Tortilla Con Sal, February 01, 2021
Cuba: Epicenter of Independence, Integration and Human Development By Alex Anfruns, February 01, 2021
Trump’s Final Act of Sabotage Against the Cuban People By Cuba Solidarity Campaign, January 29, 2021
With Likely Victory of Andrés Arauz, Ecuador Will Join Latin America’s Anti-Imperialist Surge By Alan MacLeod, January 29, 2021
Vale’s Crime in Brumadinho By Gabriela Sarmet and Saul Jones, January 29, 2021
Biden Will Likely Try to Politically Influence Venezuela by Re-engaging with It Economically By Paul Antonopoulos, January 29, 2021
Bilateral Relations Between Mexico and the US May Not Improve, Despite Biden’s Promises By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, January 28, 2021
Cuba Back on “Terrorism List.” What Is Good for the Goose Is Good for the Gander By Arnold August, January 27, 2021
Venezuela Denounces Large-Scale Corruption Scheme Led by Guaido By Telesur, January 27, 2021
Video: A Conversation with Leaders of the Mayangna Nation By Arisio Genaro Selso, Eloy Frank Gomez, and Tortilla Con Sal, January 26, 2021
Biden and the Democrats will Sow Chaos in Latin America By Timothy Alexander Guzman, January 25, 2021
Imperialism Is Bipartisan: Biden Recognizes Juan Guaidó as President of Venezuela By Otto Fars, January 22, 2021
UK Mega Meddling – UK Sets Up Media Influencing Project in Venezuela Amid Secretive £750,000 ‘Democracy Promotion’ Programme By Matt Kennard and John McEvoy, January 21, 2021
Cuba Solidarity Campaign Statement on the United States Listing of Cuba as a State Sponsor of Terrorism By Cuba Solidarity Campaign, January 21, 2021
Remembering Cuba’s Commitment to Angola’s Liberation Movement By Don Fitz, January 21, 2021
Protesters Hold Back Military Takeover of Balkans’ Largest Mountain Pasture By John Cannon, January 20, 2021
Removing Cuba from the “Terrorist List” Is Awkward for President Biden? By Arnold August, January 20, 2021
Biden Inaugural Guest Is Venezuelan Coup Leader Charged with Inciting Violent Assault on Gov’t Building By Anya Parampil, January 20, 2021
Brazil Elections Boost Environmental Violators to High Office in Amazon By Aline Maciel, Bruno Fonseca, and et al., January 18, 2021
If the Frogs Should Win By Carlos Zorrilla, January 18, 2021
Western Society in Crisis: Repression and Impoverishment of Their Own People By Stephen Sefton, January 18, 2021
The Trump Administration’s Parting Outrage Against Cuba By Medea Benjamin and Leonardo Flores, January 13, 2021
January 6th at Capitol Hill: Blowback and the Ongoing Crisis of Legitimacy By Black Alliance for Peace, January 12, 2021
Who to Believe about Venezuela’s Election? US Meddling By Rick Sterling, January 05, 2021
Venezuela Elections: A Key Victory for Anti Imperialist Movement in Latin America By Alison Bodine, January 05, 2021
The 62nd Anniversary of the Cuban Revolution: An Unprecedented Chapter in World History By Dr. Birsen Filip, January 01, 2021
Big Pharma Propaganda and the COVID-19 Vaccine: The U.S. Government’s Legacy of Human Experimentations By Timothy Alexander Guzman, December 27, 2020
Guatemala: War and Revolution By Hugo Turner, December 27, 2020
Elections in Venezuela: The Trump-Guaidó “Pyrrhic Victory” and Its Achilles Heel By Arnold August, December 27, 2020
US Attack: Treasury Department Imposes New Sanctions on Cuba and Nicaragua By Orinoco Tribune, December 23, 2020
Will the Biden Administration Seek to Disrupt China’s Presence in Latin America? By Telesur, December 21, 2020
A Tribute to Three Great Internationalists. Robert Fisk, André Vltchek and Kevin Zeese By Michael Welch, Peter Koenig, Richard Falk, and Margaret Flowers, December 20, 2020
Latin America: 21st Century Popular Movements against Neocolonialism and Imperialism. The ALBA-TCP Summit By Prof. Charles McKelvey, December 18, 2020
US Embassy Caught Scrubbing Tweets Urging Venezuelans Not to Vote By Alan MacLeod, December 17, 2020
US Wants to Increase Special Agents in Latin America Under Anti-drug Speech By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, December 16, 2020
Canadian Politics: Time to Refocus from Hong Kong to Haiti By Yves Engler, December 14, 2020
Venezuelan Gold Seized by the Bank of England: British Court Accepts Guaidó’s Appeal By Orinoco Tribune, December 14, 2020
Venezuela Wins, While Trudeau’s Foreign Policy Continues to Fail Canadians By Arnold August, December 13, 2020
Self Proclaimed “Interim President” Juan Guaidó, Donald Trump and the European Union By Francisco Dominguez, December 13, 2020
US Media, Pols Rage After Venezuelans Defy US Empire to Re-elect Socialists By Alan MacLeod, December 13, 2020
Pentagon to Biden: Latin America a Major Battlefield in War with China By Bill Van Auken, December 10, 2020
Low Turnout, but Free, Elections in Venezuela Are a Blow to Regime Change By Leonardo Flores, December 10, 2020
Why President Maduro Changed His Voting Center at the Last Minute. Planned Attempt on His Life? By Orinoco Tribune, December 09, 2020
Beef, Banks and the Brazilian Amazon By Global Witness, December 09, 2020
Pearl Harbor and the Bay of Pigs By Jacob G. Hornberger, December 09, 2020
Relations Between Colombia and China Are on the Rise By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, December 08, 2020
Bolivarian Social Democracy Triumphs in Venezuelan National Assembly Elections By Stephen Lendman, December 08, 2020
Racism and Lawfare in the United States By Franklin Frederick, December 06, 2020
Cuba’s Henry Reeve Medical Brigade Candidature for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize By Table De Concertation De Solidarité Québec-Cuba, December 04, 2020
US-Backed Opposition in Venezuela Is in Freefall, Have Only Themselves to Blame By Pablo Vivanco, December 04, 2020
Former Officials of the Áñez Administration Are Fleeing Bolivia for U.S. and Brazil By Paul Antonopoulos, December 02, 2020
Amazon Deforestation Tops 11,000 sq km in Brazil, Reaching 12-year High By Mongabay, December 02, 2020
British Chicken Driving Deforestation in Brazil’s “Second Amazon” By Alexandra Heal, Andrew Wasley, and et al., November 30, 2020
Why the Cosmic Kite Never Fell: Football and Diego Maradona By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, November 30, 2020
Venezuela Presents Proposal for an International Association Against US Sanctions to Stop Crimes Against Humanity (UN Security Council) By Orinoco Tribune, November 27, 2020
Maradona: The Fragile God of the Global South By Pepe Escobar, November 27, 2020
Cuba Successfully Halts Its COVID-19 Outbreak: A Reflection of the Socialist Revolution and the Legacy of Fidel Castro’s Vision of Health Care By Dr. Birsen Filip, November 25, 2020
Trump’s Legal Team’s “VenezuelaGate”? Alleged Bolivarian Vote-Rigging in Venezuela? By Stephen Lendman, November 22, 2020
BRICS 2020: Achievements and Future Challenges. Summit of Leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa By Kester Kenn Klomegah, November 18, 2020
Cuban Medical Teams for 2021 Nobel Peace Prize By Council of Canadians, November 18, 2020
EU Extends Sanctions on Venezuela Until November 2021 By Telesur, November 16, 2020
Towards A New Stage in Cuba-U.S. Relations? By Germán Gorraiz López, November 15, 2020
Biden Defends Sanctions Against Brazil and Irritates Bolsonaro By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, November 13, 2020