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.
Venezuela Takes Action Against COVID-19 Amid the US Blockade By Telesur, March 14, 2020
MAS Presents New Legal Resort to Enable Evo Morales’ Candidacy By Telesur, March 11, 2020
Lift the U.S. Embargo on Cuba By Jacob G. Hornberger, March 10, 2020
Western Union Suspends Family Remittances to Cuba, Except from the U.S. By Granma, March 10, 2020
Fire Destroys Most Voting Machines in Venezuela’s Capital By Reuters, March 10, 2020
Former Nobel Peace Prize Nominates Morales for 2020 Distinction By Telesur, March 06, 2020
Will Policy of Destabilizing Latin American Countries Help Trump to be Re-Elected? By Paul Antonopoulos, March 05, 2020
Venezuela Responds with Principled Conviction to the US’ Desperate Attempts at Regime Change By Nino Pagliccia, March 04, 2020
From Monroe to Trump. US Sponsored Military Coups in Latin America By Elson Concepción Pérez, March 04, 2020
Ottawa “Initiative on Haiti”: Petition to House of Commons By Jean Saint-Vil, March 03, 2020
Brazil on the Brink of Environmental Collapse By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, March 03, 2020
Analysis of the 2019 Bolivia Election By Jack R. Williams and John Curiel, March 02, 2020
MIT Study Finds No Evidence of Fraud in Bolivian Election that Resulted in a Coup By Dave DeCamp, March 02, 2020
Canadian Media Lies About Venezuela By Alison Bodine, March 01, 2020
If Venezuelan Embassy Protectors Are Retried, Jury Should Hear About US Crimes By Prof. Marjorie Cohn, February 28, 2020
Brazil in Search for “Fake Enemies” By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, February 26, 2020
Bolivia’s Electoral Body Disqualifies Evo Morales’ Candidacy By Telesur, February 25, 2020
Who Is Behind the Mexican Drug Cartels? By Dean Henderson, February 24, 2020
Venezuela’s Next Economic Shock Might Come from India’s Compliance with US Sanctions By Andrew Korybko, February 24, 2020
Bolivia: Anatomy of a CIA Coup By Hugo Turner, February 24, 2020
US ‘Looking Very Carefully’ at Silencing Socialist News Network Telesur By Steve Sweeney, February 24, 2020
The Lima Group Is More than Just About Venezuela. Scheduling More Coups and Color Revolutions in Latin America? By Pierre LeBlanc, February 24, 2020
Juan Guaidó “Left Out in the Cold” at Canada Lima Group Meeting By Arnold August, February 23, 2020
Canada and the Lima Group. Criminal Conspiracy Against Venezuela By Ken Stone and Mark Taliano, February 23, 2020
Two Years After Handing It the Biggest Ever Bailout Loan, IMF Finds Argentina Debt Levels Are “Unsustainable” By Zero Hedge, February 23, 2020
China Defies US Sanctions against Venezuela. Will Continue to Import Oil from Venezuela and Support Maduro Government By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, February 23, 2020
Oppose Trudeau’s Hosting of the Lima Group in Gatineau By Ken Stone, February 20, 2020
Guaido is a “Fake President”. “Lima Group” to Meet in Canada: Open Letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau By Nino Pagliccia, February 19, 2020
Mistrial Is Another Blow to US Coup in Venezuela By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, February 17, 2020
Global Mining Corporations Have a Friend in the New Guatemalan Government By Ellen Moore and Jen Moore, February 17, 2020
The Embassy Defenders: Mistrial in US Federal Court Is a Win for Venezuela’s Sovereignty By Leonardo Flores, February 16, 2020
Bolivia: An Election in the Midst of an Ongoing Coup By Prof. Vijay Prashad, February 14, 2020
Lima Group Meets in Canada: Trudeau Consolidates His Position as Main Trump Ally By Arnold August, February 14, 2020
Bolivian Elections Will be an Opportunity to Legalize the Coup By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, February 14, 2020
Venezuela Files Complaint at The Hague ICC: ‘US Coercive Measures Are Mass Destruction Weapons’ By Telesur, February 14, 2020
Venezuela to Sue Trump Regime in ICJ: Does It Matter? By Stephen Lendman, February 14, 2020
Invisible Mega Oil Spill Beyond the Deepwater Horizon Oil Slick Satellite Footprint By Igal Berenshtein, Claire B. Paris, Natalie Perlin, and et al., February 14, 2020
Is Oil Behind Washington’s Venezuela Coup Madness? By F. William Engdahl, February 13, 2020
“Fake President” Juan Guaido Ends His International Tour, Returns to A Divided Venezuelan Opposition By Nino Pagliccia, February 12, 2020
US Sanctions Venezuelan State Airline, Threatens Russian Oil Giant By Paul Dobson, February 12, 2020
Warfare Tools
Venezuela: From Oil Proxy to the Bolivarian Movement and Sabotage. Abysmal Poverty under US Proxy Rule (1918-1998) By Prof Michel Chossudovsky and Bonnie Faulkner, February 12, 2020
US Regime Change in Venezuela: The Documented Evidence By Tony Cartalucci, February 12, 2020
Video: The Truth About Venezuela’s Blackout By Telesur, February 11, 2020
China, Russia to Defy US Sanctions Over Support to Venezuela By Telesur, February 11, 2020
Brazilian Government Wants to Destroy the Culture of Native Peoples By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, February 10, 2020
Deported to Death: US Sent 138 Salvadorans Home to be Killed By Prof. Mneesha Gellman, February 10, 2020
Video: The U.S. Attempted 2018 Coup against Nicaragua By Daniel Kovalik, February 09, 2020
Bankers Shape Canadian Policy in Latin America. Juan Guaidó Fêted in Ottawa By Yves Engler, February 09, 2020
Mexico’s President AMLO Shows How It’s Done By Ellen Brown, February 09, 2020
Venezuela “Embassy Protectors” Will Not be Able to Tell Jury that Coup Leader Juan Guaido Is “Not President”, or Mention International Law By Ajamu Baraka and Bahman Azad, February 07, 2020
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Exxon’s Exploitative Oil Deal in Guyana Will Deprive the Country of Up to $55 Billion By Global Witness, February 05, 2020
“Hybrid War” and Its Impacts on Latin America By Andrew Korybko and Santiago Mayor, February 04, 2020
The U.S. War on Iran and Venezuela: Interview with Ajamu Baraka By Ajamu Baraka and The Organizer, February 03, 2020
The U.S.’ Monroe Doctrine Against South America Is Still Alive in the 21st Century By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, February 03, 2020
Guaido’s Failed Foreign Tour Ends with a Flop By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, February 03, 2020
Did Vladimir Lenin Foresee the Information Glut? Commemorating the Birth of José Marti By Prof Susan Babbitt, February 01, 2020
Open Letter to Canada’s PM Justin Trudeau. “Interim President of Venezuela Juan Guaidó to visit Canada” By Nino Pagliccia, January 28, 2020
Genetically Modified Seeds: Bayer Builds Latin America’s Largest Seed Factory in Chile By GMWatch, January 27, 2020
A Year of Failure for Guaidó and Trump’s “Fake President” By Leonardo Flores, January 26, 2020
Venezuela’s “Guaido Threat”: Safeguarding Telesur Is Our Obligation, Academics and Intellectuals By Steve Sweeney, January 24, 2020
An Epic Act of Resistance and Trial of Our Times. “The Venezuela Embassy Protectors Collective” By Lauren Smith, January 23, 2020
Video: Globalize Hope: New Film on the History of La Via Campesina By La Via Campesina, January 23, 2020
New Debt Crisis in the South By Milan Rivié, January 23, 2020
Bolivia: As Elections Near, US-Backed Interim Government Mobilizes Military, Arrests Opposition Leaders By Alan MacLeod, January 23, 2020
Venezuela Must Remain Vigilant and On Guard Against US Hybrid Warfare By Nino Pagliccia, January 23, 2020
Three Years of Monroe Doctrine by Trump: What Has Happened in Latin America? By Paul Antonopoulos, January 23, 2020
Guaido’s Last Ride By Daniel McAdams, January 22, 2020
Despite Limitations, Cuba’s State Budget Maintains Its Eminently Social Focus By Yudy Castro Morales, January 22, 2020
Attempts to Remove Morales’ Memory from Bolivia Will Likely Reinvigorate an Anti-Imperialist Struggle By Paul Antonopoulos, January 21, 2020
The People of Colombia Are Cracking Up the Walls of War and Authoritarianism By Justin Podur, January 20, 2020
NAFTA 1.0: Was It a “Legal Agreement”? One of Its Signatories Linked to Organized Crime. And What About NAFTA 2.0? By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, January 19, 2020
2019 Year in Review: From Corporate Capture of Social Media to Trump’s War Agenda to Climate Change By Michael Welch, Abby Martin, Robbie Martin, and Andy Roth, January 19, 2020
It’s Factually Incorrect to Claim that Bolivia Has a So-Called Interim Government By Andrew Korybko, January 17, 2020
Fidel Castro’s Message against Nuclear War: “In a Nuclear War the ‘Collateral Damage’ would be the Life of All Humanity.” By Fidel Castro Ruz, January 15, 2020
Brazil: From Lula to Bolsonaro By Eric Toussaint, January 15, 2020
Trump Prosecutors Make Move to Ensure that Embassy Protectors Are Convicted By Kevin Zeese, Ajamu Baraka, and Bahman Azad, January 15, 2020
Argentina: Facing Another Debt Crisis By Eric Toussaint and Renaud Vivien, January 14, 2020
Ukraine Airliner Tragedy: Memories of Iran Air Flight 655 Shootdown, Cubana Flight 455 Attack By Brett Wilkins, January 13, 2020
Five Truths about Haiti By Jean Saint-Vil, January 12, 2020
Ten Years Ago: A Haiti Disaster Relief Scenario Tested by US Military One Day Before the Earthquake By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, January 10, 2020