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: Guaido Replaced as Parliament Head in Disputed Vote By Lucas Koerner and Ricardo Vaz, January 06, 2020
Venezuela: Disturbing Echoes of History – A Presentation by Maria Páez Victor By Michael Welch and Dr. Maria Páez Victor, January 05, 2020
Neo-Liberal Colombia – Where Life Has to Defeat Death By Andre Vltchek, January 03, 2020
Old Money and New Questions in AMLO’s Mexico By Asad Ismi, January 03, 2020
Crisis and Critique: Venezuela, a Paradox of Stability? By Prof. Ociel Alí López, December 31, 2019
IACHR Identified 68 Thousand Twitter Accounts Created in Support of Bolivia’s de Facto Government By Orinoco Tribune, December 31, 2019
Cuba Ready if US Breaks Off Diplomatic Relations: Top Official By Telesur, December 31, 2019
Beating the Western Media Blockade – Ideas, Infrastructure, Solidarity By Jorge Capelan and Stephen Sefton, December 30, 2019
Cuba’s Revolutionary Beginning Started 61 Years Ago By Nino Pagliccia, December 30, 2019
Nestlé and the Privatization of Water: A Tale of Many Cities By Franklin Frederick, December 30, 2019
Pro-Coup Venezuelan Soldiers Who Fled to the US Now Locked Up in ICE Immigration Detention Center By Alan MacLeod, December 30, 2019
US Congress Approves Legislation to Wage a Hybrid “Humanitarian War” on Venezuela? By Nino Pagliccia, December 27, 2019
Defend the Silao Seven! Fired Mexican GM Workers By World Socialist Web Site, December 27, 2019
Bolsonaro in 2019: A Year of False Hope and Failures for Brazil By Paul Antonopoulos, December 27, 2019
Remembering The Invasion Of Panama By Daniel Larison, December 26, 2019
Reuters Shields OAS over False Claims that Sparked Bolivia Coup By Joe Emersberger, December 23, 2019
At the OAS – Organization of American States. Major Defeat for the US and Its Allies, Victory for Evo! By Arnold August, December 23, 2019
John Lennon, Celebrated in Havana By Prof Susan Babbitt, December 23, 2019
Baltasar Garzon to be Evo Morales’ Lawyer to Invalidate Warrant By Telesur, December 23, 2019
Brexit Could See the Return of the Falkland Islands to Argentina By Paul Antonopoulos, December 19, 2019
AMLO Is Bringing New Hope to Mexico By Rick Sterling, December 18, 2019
De-Facto Bolivian President to Issue Arrest Warrant for Morales By Telesur, December 18, 2019
The Real Interest of the U.S. in Latin America and the Caribbean. Preserve Imperialism By Enrique Moreno Gimeranez, December 17, 2019
Maduro Causes a Stir with About-Face on Dollarisation By Clodovaldo Hernández, December 16, 2019
U.S. Regime Change Operation Is Taking Shape in Mexico? By Rainer Shea, December 16, 2019
“The Cuban 5”: The Freedom of Five Cuban Heroes Will Never be Reversed By Alicia Jrapko and Bill Hackwell, December 16, 2019
Argentina: Devastating Consequences of GMO-based Intensive ag on Native Amphibians By GMWatch, December 16, 2019
Members of Argentine Delegation in Bolivia Tell the Horror They Recorded (Coup Repression) By Orinoco Tribune, December 16, 2019
Video: Latin America, Geopolitical Battlefield. U.S. Threatens Military Intervention By South Front, December 14, 2019
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NAFTA 2.0: Revising the 1994 Agreement By Stephen Lendman, December 14, 2019
D.C. Judge to Hear Legal Challenge to Trump’s Border-wall Emergency By Center For Biological Diversity, December 13, 2019
Abstract Leftism Leaves Bolivia and Global South in Crosshairs of Imperialism By Nefta Freeman, December 13, 2019
Indigenous Bolivia Ready to Go to War Against Fascism By Andre Vltchek, December 13, 2019
Colombia and The Revolutionary Process By Nino Pagliccia, December 13, 2019
Bolivia: The 21st Century Coup d’État and Its Crimes Against Humanity By Alex Anfruns, December 12, 2019
On International Human Rights Day, Oppose U.S. Coup in Bolivia and Global Lawlessness: Black Alliance for Peace (BAP) By Black Alliance for Peace, December 11, 2019
Trump-Pelosi Trade Maneuvers: The New NAFTA 2.0, China Tariffs, and Brazil-Argentina Steel By Dr. Jack Rasmus, December 11, 2019
U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement—Weak Tea, at Best By Thea M. Lee and Robert Scott, December 11, 2019
‘Sexy Tricks’: How Journalists Demonize Venezuela’s Socialist Government, in Their Own Words By Alan MacLeod, December 10, 2019
Trump: Bring Me the Head of Luis Obrador. Wage a “War on Drugs” to “Protect Mexico”? By Christopher Black, December 10, 2019
More Canadian Unions Denounce the Coup Against Evo Morales: But the Deafening Sound of Corporate Media Continues By Arnold August, December 10, 2019
Latin America: Operation Condor 2.0 – “Expanded” By Peter Koenig, December 10, 2019
Union Challenges the Canadian Government to Visit Evo Morales in Mexico! By Arnold August, December 10, 2019
International Communication Congress for the People in Caracas Venezuela By Teresa Teran, December 09, 2019
Evo Morales and Eduardo Galeano in … Quebec! By Arnold August, December 08, 2019
Fascists, with Help from the US, Are Trying to Take Control of Latin America By William Camacaro, Kevin Zeese, and Margaret Flowers, December 08, 2019
Deconstructing Bolivia: Voices Inside and Outside Challenge Mainstream and Alternative Narratives By Michael Welch, Jeb Sprague, and W.T. Whitney Jr., December 08, 2019
Trump’s “Economic Terrorism” Directed against Venezuela and Bolivia By Stephen Lendman, December 06, 2019
Canadian Unions Condemn Bolivia Coup By Arnold August, December 06, 2019
Operation Condor 2.0: After Bolivia Coup, Trump Dubs Nicaragua ‘National Security Threat’ and Targets Mexico By Ben Norton, December 05, 2019
Bolivia’s Russiagate Scandal. Alleged Moscow “Meddling” in Bolivia Election By Andrew Korybko, December 03, 2019
Bolivia Coup: “Hatred of the Indian” By Álvaro García Linera, December 02, 2019
Amazon Fires Are Causing Glaciers in the Andes to Melt Even Faster By Matthew Harris, December 02, 2019
Bolsonaro’s New Political Party Is to Bring Back the Brazilian Dictatorship By Paul Antonopoulos, December 02, 2019
Bolsonaro Denounced Before International Criminal Court By Telesur, December 02, 2019
The Pro-Evo Upheaval in Bolivia: How Is It Affecting the Canadian Political Scene? By Arnold August, December 02, 2019
Bolivia Coup, Masterminded in Washington: Post-Coup Update, Rigged Elections? By Eric Zuesse, December 01, 2019
Trump Designating Drug Cartels as Terrorist Organizations Is Aimed Against Mexican President By Paul Antonopoulos, December 01, 2019
US ‘Regime Changes’: The Historical Record By Prof. James Petras, November 29, 2019
US Vows to ‘Reinforce’ Sanctions, Accuses Venezuela and Cuba of Stirring Regional ‘Strife’ By Lucas Koerner, November 29, 2019
Bolivia Says It Plans to Renew Diplomatic Ties with Israel By Middle East Eye, November 29, 2019
Controlling the Message in Bolivia, Silencing Dissent, Hardening Dictatorial Rule By Stephen Lendman, November 29, 2019
Bolivia – The Danger of “Neoliberalism with Fascist Characteristics” By Nino Pagliccia, November 29, 2019
Trump Claims that Nicaragua Is a “National Security Threat” to Legitimize U.S. Economic Aggression By Paul Antonopoulos, November 29, 2019
US Is Again Complicit in an Illegal Coup, this Time in Bolivia By Prof. Marjorie Cohn, November 28, 2019
Why the Trump Regime Toppled Bolivia’s Evo Morales. “He Wasn’t Our Guy” By Stephen Lendman, November 27, 2019
Evo the ‘Terrorist’ and the Weaponization of Fear-Mongering Labels By Andrew Korybko, November 27, 2019
Evidence Talks: US Government Propelled Coup in Bolivia By W.T. Whitney Jr., November 25, 2019
Bolivia’s Coup Government Targets Alternative Media as Crackdown Turns Increasingly Violent By Alan MacLeod, November 25, 2019
Bolsonaro Dismisses Amazon Deforestation as ‘Cultural’ By Olivia Rosane, November 25, 2019
Conspiracy and Silence from the Organization of American States By Elson Concepción Pérez, November 25, 2019
America Supports Fascism: Repulsive Display of Hypocrisy on Ukraine, Concealing the U.S. Coup in Bolivia! By Massoud Nayeri, November 24, 2019
“They’re Killing Us Like Dogs” – A Massacre in Bolivia and a Plea for Help By Medea Benjamin, November 24, 2019
JFK Files: US Officials Plotted Destruction of Cuban Crops with Biological Agents By Kevin Gosztola, November 23, 2019
How Human Rights Watch Whitewashed a Right-Wing Massacre in Bolivia By Alan MacLeod, November 22, 2019
Jeremy Corbyn, Bernie Sanders Back Ecuador Anti-IMF Protests By Telesur, November 22, 2019
The Long Coup in Ecuador By Fabio Resmini, November 22, 2019
Bolivia’s US Installed Coup d’Etat Regime Authorizes Brute Force By Stephen Lendman, November 22, 2019
The OAS Lied about the Bolivian Election and Coup, Deliberately… By Mark Weisbrot, November 21, 2019
China-Bolivia – A Lithium Deal, No More? By Peter Koenig, November 21, 2019