Latin America & Caribbean

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.
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.
‘They Choked Me. They Threw Me Down.’: CodePink’s Medea Benjamin Assaulted by Right-Wing Venezuelan Opposition and Threatened with Arrest By Jake Johnson, November 14, 2019
The Geostrategic Consequences of the Hybrid War on Bolivia By Andrew Korybko, November 14, 2019
Will Bolsonaro be Spared from the ‘South American Spring’? By Andrew Korybko, November 13, 2019
Bolivia’s Self-Declared/Unelected Coup d’Etat President By Stephen Lendman, November 13, 2019
Demands from the Workers of Chile By Trade Union Block of Social Unit, November 13, 2019
Lula Free, Bolsonaro in Rage By Danica Jorden, November 13, 2019
Cuba Was Never a Threat to “National Security” By Jacob G. Hornberger, November 13, 2019
Bolivia Coup Led by Christian Fascist Paramilitary Leader and Millionaire – with Foreign Support By Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton, November 13, 2019
Bolivia: The OAS and US Help Overthrow Another Latin American Government By Leonardo Flores, November 13, 2019
US/Bolivia – Anti-Imperialist Groups Unite Against Trump in Support of Evo Morales’s Rightful Presidency By Lauren Smith, November 13, 2019
Coup d’état in Bolivia: Neofascism Rhymes with Neoliberalism By Marc Vandepitte, November 12, 2019
How the Hybrid War on Bolivia Succeeded in Carrying Out Regime Change By Andrew Korybko, November 12, 2019
Bolivian Coup Comes Less than a Week After Morales Stopped Multinational Firm’s Lithium Deal By Eoin Higgins, November 12, 2019
Evo Morales Forced by the Military to Resign: Bolivia and Venezuela – Two Countries but Same Hybrid War By Nino Pagliccia, November 12, 2019
The Bolivian Coup Is Not a Coup—Because the US Wanted It to Happen By Alan MacLeod, November 12, 2019
Dilma Rousseff
Lula’s Release Will Only Reinvigorate the Pink Tide Against U.S. Hegemony in Latin America By Paul Antonopoulos, November 12, 2019
Released Lula in for Greatest Fight of His Life By Pepe Escobar, November 12, 2019
Trump
Bolivia’s President Evo Morales Is Backtracking Under Heavy US Pressure By Andrew Korybko, November 12, 2019
Hundreds Stand Tall in Solidarity with the People of Latin America at Havana Conference By Alicia Jrapko, November 11, 2019
The Military Coup Against Morales Won’t End the Hybrid War on Bolivia By Andrew Korybko, November 11, 2019
World Leaders, Organizations Condemn Coup Against Evo Morales in Bolivia By Telesur, November 11, 2019
PSL Statement: We Condemn Military Coup; US Hands Off Bolivia By Party for Socialism and Liberation, November 11, 2019
Lula
Brazil’s Lula Released While Appealing Imprisonment on Dubious Charges By Stephen Lendman, November 11, 2019
Bolivia: President Evo Morales Resigns Amid Right-Wing Coup By Telesur, November 11, 2019
Chile Demonstrations Continue Despite Declaration of a State of Emergency By Abayomi Azikiwe, November 11, 2019
U.S.-backed coup Deposes Evo Morales in Bolivia By Marco Teruggi, November 11, 2019
Ecuador: The Restoration of Neoliberalism and the Monroe Doctrine By Dr. Birsen Filip, November 10, 2019
Trump
US Coup Plot to Oust Bolivia’s Evo Morales By Stephen Lendman, November 10, 2019
The Passing of Fidel, Three Years Later By Prof Susan Babbitt, November 10, 2019
US Support for General Franco’s Regime and the Spanish Dictator’s Commercial Links to Cuba By Shane Quinn, November 10, 2019
The Secret of Cuba’s Success: International Solidarity By Nino Pagliccia, November 10, 2019
The School of the Americas By Larry Romanoff, November 09, 2019
The Cold War Never Stopped: US Pressures UN Members to Vote Against Cuba Anti-Blockade Resolution By Drago Bosnic, November 07, 2019
Neoliberalism’s Children Rise Up to Demand Justice in Chile and the World By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, November 07, 2019
In Bolsanaro’s Brazil, Dams Are Ticking Time Bombs By Tchenna Maso, November 07, 2019
Bolivia: Leaked Audios Confirm Involvement of Opposition Leaders, Ex-Military and US in Coup Plans By Telesur, November 06, 2019
Month of Fury: Latin America Rises up Against Neoliberalism By Michael Welch, Prof Michel Chossudovsky, Pepe Escobar, and John Schertow, November 03, 2019
The Battle for Chile By Francisco Dominguez, November 01, 2019
Monsanto Wins $7.7b Lawsuit in Brazil – but Farmers’ Fight to Stop Its ‘Amoral’ Royalty System Will Continue By Karine Eliane Peschard, November 01, 2019
Latin America: Is Canada Trying to Create Another “Illegitimate” Government? By Nino Pagliccia, November 01, 2019
Bolivia’s Boiling with Color Revolution Unrest By Andrew Korybko, October 31, 2019
Demonstrations Escalate in Haiti Demanding the Resignation of Washington-backed Regime By Abayomi Azikiwe, October 31, 2019
Chile and Her History of Western Interference By Peter Koenig, October 31, 2019
South America, Again, Leads Fight Against Neoliberalism By Pepe Escobar, October 31, 2019
I Went to Mexico to Meet Asylum-Seekers Trapped at the Border. This Is What I Saw. By Ashoka Mukpo, October 30, 2019
Video: “El Pueblo Unido Jamás será Vencido” By Global Research News, October 29, 2019
Neoliberal Macri Regime Trounced in Argentinian Elections By Stephen Lendman, October 29, 2019
Open Letter Calling on the Canadian Government to Stop Backing a Corrupt, Repressive and Illegitimate Haitian President By Yves Engler, October 29, 2019
Elections and Uprisings: Is Latin America Once Again Liberating Itself From The U.S.? By Paul Antonopoulos, October 29, 2019
“I Was Fired for Helping Julian Assange, and I Have No Regrets” By Fidel Narvaez and Stefania Maurizi, October 28, 2019
Non Aligned Movement Summit: ‘Venezuela Is Resisting and Overcoming’, Maduro Says By Telesur, October 28, 2019
Over 1 Million People March in Chile’s Largest Protest By Telesur, October 28, 2019
Latin America. Support the Revolutionary Movement against Neoliberalism By Nino Pagliccia, October 28, 2019
Chile’s Right-wing President on the Ropes. Sebastian Piñera By Emile Schepers, October 27, 2019
Protests in Chile Against Neoliberal “Economic Medicine” By Stephen Lendman, October 27, 2019
Lithium, a Strategic Resource: Here’s Why The US Wants To Break Bolivia To Bits With Hybrid War By Andrew Korybko, October 26, 2019
Cocaine, Heroin, Cannabis, Ecstasy: How Big is the Global Drug Trade? By Global Research News, October 26, 2019
“Exporting Democracy” to Bolivia By Padraig McGrath, October 25, 2019
The Neoliberal Ghost of Pinochet Is Finally Being Exorcised from Chile By Paul Antonopoulos, October 25, 2019
Class Struggle in Chile: President Piñera at War with His Own People By Euan Gibb, October 25, 2019
Burn, Neoliberalism, Burn By Pepe Escobar, October 25, 2019
The Uncertain Aftermath of the Bolivian Elections By Pablo Solón and Jeffery R. Webber, October 24, 2019
Ecuador’s Austerity Measures, Repression Based on Media Lies By Joe Emersberger, October 24, 2019
El Salvador: War and Revolution By Hugo Turner, October 24, 2019
Bolivia’s Presidential Election: Violence and Terror All Over the Country By Edu Montesanti, October 23, 2019
Violence Against Indigenous Peoples Explodes in Brazil By Clarissa Beretz, October 22, 2019
Haiti’s Endless Sorrows By Stephen Lendman, October 22, 2019
USAID Funds Salaries of Venezuelan Opposition Politicians as It Doubles Down on the Coup By Leonardo Flores, October 22, 2019
Peace Restored in Ecuador. But Is Trust Restored? By Nino Pagliccia, October 21, 2019
Indigenous Rising in Ecuador and International Solidarity By Kasim Tirmizey, October 21, 2019
Ecuadorean General Strike Wins Concession on Fuel Subsidies By Abayomi Azikiwe, October 21, 2019
Bolivia at the Crossroads: Choosing Between Continued Success or Handover to US Hegemony By Peter Koenig, October 21, 2019
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccines Tested on 4-6 Year-olds By helenlobato.com, October 20, 2019
Water Is Life – They Are Stealing Our Livelihood and We Aren’t Even Noticing By Peter Koenig, October 20, 2019
Canada’s Elections Campaign 2019: The Issues Nobody is Talking About By Michael Welch, Yves Engler, Ken Stone, Joyce Nelson, and Arnold August, October 19, 2019
The War on Weed: Monsanto, Bayer, and the Push for “Corporate Cannabis” By Ellen Brown, October 19, 2019
Ecuador – The Fight Against Moreno and the IMF Is Far from Over By Peter Koenig, October 18, 2019
United States and Venezuela: A Historical Background By Prof. James Petras, October 17, 2019
Ecuador Regime’s “Fake Deal” with Protesters: Neocon Moreno Surrendered to IMF “Financial Terrorism” By Stephen Lendman, October 16, 2019
The Dangers of Transgenic Mosquitos: Scientific Study Under Attack By GMWatch, October 15, 2019