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 Denounces Airspace Incursions by 54 US Spy Planes By Telesur, October 01, 2019
Cuba versus “The Blockade”. Losses and Damages Over Six Decades By Ana Laura Palomino García and Milagros Pichardo Pérez, September 30, 2019
Unified Action to Fight Deforestation By Nicole Polsterer, September 30, 2019
UK Purchased £1bn of Beef from Firms Tied to Amazon Deforestation By Andrew Wasley, Alexandra Heal, and André Campos, September 30, 2019
Maduro Thinks Russia and Venezuela Can “Overcome Any Difficulties”, but Is He Right? By Paul Antonopoulos, September 27, 2019
Dialogue in Venezuela is a Missed Opportunity for Democrats By Leonardo Flores, September 24, 2019
Human Rights Rhetoric at the UN Is Not Enough to Combat the US Blockade on Cuba By Ramona Wadi, September 24, 2019
Burning Amazonia, Denying Climate Change, Devastating Syria, Starving Yemen, Ignoring Kashmir By Richard Falk, September 20, 2019
Europe’s Complicity in Latin America’s Deforestation Crisis By Forest Peoples Programme, September 20, 2019
Brazil’s Genetically Modified Mosquitoes By Benjamin R. Evans, Panayiota Kotsakiozi, Andre Luis Costa-da-Silva, and et al., September 18, 2019
Russia-Venezuela Air Travel: Latin American Is Not the US’ “Backyard”? By Paul Antonopoulos, September 17, 2019
#NoMoreTrump Campaign Ends with 13m Signatures Expected By Telesur, September 16, 2019
Argentina Returns to Capital Controls By Kavaljit Singh, September 12, 2019
Activists Follow the Money Fueling Amazon Fires By Negin Owliaei and Kelsey Hawkins-Johnson, September 12, 2019
Iran Together with a “Club of Countries Subjected to Sanctions”, in Solidarity Against US “Economic Terrorism” By Peter Koenig and Press TV, September 12, 2019
“Forecasting” Hurricane Dorian. Relentless Media Disinformation. “Scripting of Extreme Weather Events” By Renee Parsons, September 11, 2019
Chile, September 11, 1973: The Horrors of ‘the First 9/11’ Are Routinely Overlooked By Shane Quinn, September 11, 2019
As Bolsonaro Incinerates the Amazon, Urgent Action Is Needed for Climate Justice By Prof. Mary Galvin and Prof. Patrick Bond, September 10, 2019
Mining, Murder, and Impunity. Protests in Mexico against Canadian Mining company By Katarina Sabados, September 10, 2019
Devastating Fires in Bolivia: A Political Tool By Carlos Guzman Vedia, September 10, 2019
Dilma Rousseff
Inside Story of the First Iran Nuclear Deal. Lula By Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and Pepe Escobar, September 09, 2019
Europeans Must Face Their Own Role in the Destruction of the Amazon By Hannah Mowat, September 09, 2019
Venezuelan Usurper Guaido to be Charged with High Treason? By Stephen Lendman, September 08, 2019
Financial Warfare: Mastercard Blocks Two Venezuelan Banks as Inflation Rises By Ricardo Vaz and Lucas Koerner, September 08, 2019
Trump Regime Training Paramilitaries to Attack Venezuela? By Stephen Lendman, September 06, 2019
The Amazon Fire Crisis Has Been 500 Years in the Making – as Brazil’s Indigenous People Know Only Too Well By Darren Reid, September 05, 2019
Amazonian Communities Need Solidarity, Not Saviours By Daniel Willis, September 05, 2019
Ottawa Goes to Havana to Talk Venezuela. Returns Empty-handed By Nino Pagliccia, September 03, 2019
Venezuela, Ukraine, Hong Kong, … : Color Revolutions and Regime Change, A Modern Scourge Spawning Economic Destabilization and Civil War By Carla Stea, September 02, 2019
The U.S. Footprint in Bolivia’s Incipient Colour Revolution By Bruno Sgarzini, September 02, 2019
BRICS Was Created as a Tool of Attack: Lula By Pepe Escobar and Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, September 02, 2019
Tipping Point: UN Biodiversity Chief Warns Burning of Amazon Could Lead to ‘Cascading Collapse of Natural Systems’ By Julia Conley, September 02, 2019
Amazon, after Greenland? By Lorenzo Carrasco, September 02, 2019
Amazon Fires Will Have Global Consequences. The UN Must Act. By Prof. Marjorie Cohn, August 31, 2019
The Recolonization of Latin America and the War on Venezuela By Prof. James Petras, August 31, 2019
The Open Amazon and Its Enemies: A Call for Action and Optimism By Francesc Badia i Dalmases, August 29, 2019
Let’s Save the Amazon! Let’s Save the Planet! By Network in Defense of Humanity, August 29, 2019
The Amazon Fires and the Dawn of Environmental Interventions By Andrew Korybko, August 28, 2019
Lula
Lula Tells the World He’s “Back in the Game” from Jail. “Lula is Brazil’s only Possible Factor of Stability” By Pepe Escobar, August 28, 2019
Counting Deaths for Dollars: The Rise and Fall of Nicaragua’s ‘Human Rights’ Organizations By John Perry, August 27, 2019
What Everybody Needs to Know About the Amazon Rainforest By Geraldo Luís Lino, August 27, 2019
Tinderbox Earth: The Significance of the Amazon and Siberian Fires By Dr. Andrew Glikson, August 27, 2019
If Trudeau Cared About Environment He’d Stop “Making Nice” with Brazilian President Bolsonaro By Yves Engler, August 26, 2019
Amazonia in Flames – Brazil’s Bolsonaro Is a World Criminal – Encouraging Jungle Burning for Private Exploitation of Freed Land By Peter Koenig, August 26, 2019
After Covering the Paris Notre Dame Cathedral Fire Non-Stop, Media Silent as the Amazon Burns for Weeks By Matt Agorist, August 26, 2019
Fire and the “Changing Narrative” Thing By Prof Susan Babbitt, August 26, 2019
Venezuela’s Maduro Confirms Secret Trump Talks as US Navy ‘Ready’ for Action By Ricardo Vaz, August 26, 2019
Argentina: The Political Pendulum May be Swinging Left Again in Latin America By Nino Pagliccia, August 25, 2019
Bolivia Orders World’s Largest Air Tanker to Combat Amazon Fires By Telesur, August 23, 2019
The “Lungs of the Earth” Are Literally Being Burned Away as Unprecedented Wildfires Absolutely Ravage Our Planet By Michael Snyder, August 23, 2019
US Navy “Ready” to “Restore Democracy” in Venezuela through Military Means? By Global Research News, August 23, 2019
Half a Billion Bees Drop Dead in Brazil Amid Jump in Pesticide Use By Zero Hedge, August 21, 2019
Punishing the World with Sanctions. Intended to Cause Real Pain By Philip Giraldi, August 16, 2019
Fake News About Venezuela and the Power of Propaganda By Stephen Lendman, August 15, 2019
Venezuela Retains Political Control after New US Coercive Measures By Nino Pagliccia, August 14, 2019
13 Million Expected to Sign Petition Against US’s Venezuela Blockade By Steve Sweeney, August 14, 2019
Argentina & the Next Global Financial Crisis By Dr. Jack Rasmus, August 14, 2019
Brazilian Prosecutors to Bar Bolsonaro’s Son from US Envoy Role By Telesur, August 13, 2019
Electoral Defeat for Ruling Argentinian Neo-Liberal Regime By Stephen Lendman, August 12, 2019
Adding Context to ‘News’ About Venezuela By Eric Zuesse, August 12, 2019
The World Is Uniting for International Law, Against US Empire By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, August 12, 2019
Criminal Embargoes: Venezuela and Iran in the Crosshairs of Murderers Inc – Who Is Next? By Peter Koenig, August 10, 2019
Bolsonaro’s War on the Amazon: Mass Mining Invasion of Yanomami Lands in Brazil Threatens Their Survival By Marcus Colchester, August 09, 2019
“Economic Terror”: Trump Regime Aims to Starve Venezuelans into Submission By Stephen Lendman, August 08, 2019
Food Shipment Destined for Venezuela Seized Due to US Blockade By Telesur, August 08, 2019
The Mexican Debt Crisis and the World Bank By Eric Toussaint, August 08, 2019
Trump Regime “Maximum Pressure” High Crimes Against World Peace. Illegal Embargo against Venezuela By Stephen Lendman, August 07, 2019
Assessing President Diaz-Canel’s Commitment to the Ideals of the Cuban Revolution By Dr. Birsen Filip, August 07, 2019
Future of Amazon Deforestation Data in Doubt as Research Head Sacked by Bolsonaro By Karla Mendes, August 07, 2019
Black Alliance for Peace Condemns Trump Administration’s Racist and Illegal Embargo on Venezuela By Black Alliance for Peace, August 07, 2019
Trump Regime Imposes Illegal Embargo on Venezuela By Stephen Lendman, August 06, 2019
Trump Turns Sanctions Against Venezuela into an Embargo By Telesur, August 06, 2019
How Joe Biden’s Privatization Plans Helped Doom Latin America and Fuel the Migration Crisis By Max Blumenthal, August 05, 2019
Omission of Atrocities Committed by the Venezuelan “Opposition” Discredits UN Human Rights Report By Carla Stea, August 05, 2019
Nobody Will Stop the US if It Blockades Venezuela By Andrew Korybko, August 05, 2019
A Blockade of Venezuela Must be Opposed By Daniel Larison, August 05, 2019
Trump Regime Aiming to Blockade Iran and Venezuela? By Stephen Lendman, August 05, 2019
Trump Ponders Deadly Blockade of Venezuela By Kurt Nimmo, August 04, 2019
XXV Sao Paulo Forum Demonstrates that Venezuela Is Not Alone! By Alicia Jrapko, August 02, 2019
Defending Venezuela Is Defending Our America By Nino Pagliccia, August 02, 2019