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.
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
Foro de São Paolo: Venezuela Is Today the First Trench of the Anti-Imperialist Struggle By Arnold August, August 02, 2019
Bolsonaro: Legalized Toxic Pesticides Endanger People Worldwide By Telesur, August 01, 2019
Bolsonaro’s Clearcut Populism.”The Barbarism has Begun” By Asad Ismi, August 01, 2019
Killing Democracy: US Imperialism, Civil War and Genocide in Guatemala 1954-1996 By Edward B. Winslow, July 31, 2019
Return to the Discourse of the Cold War Era to Justify US Imperialist Aggression Against Cuba By Dr. Birsen Filip, July 31, 2019
Brazil’s Massive Crime Against Humanity. Bolsonaro has Decided to Destroy the Amazon By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, July 30, 2019
US Sanctions Are Still Strangling Venezuela By Dave DeCamp, July 29, 2019
Iran Increases Economic and Political Collaboration with Latin American Allies By Sarah Abed, July 29, 2019
Failed Trump Regime Coup Plot Against Venezuela Continues By Stephen Lendman, July 29, 2019
Here’s What Happened When a Journalist Exposed a Pedo Sex Ring in Mexico By Kurt Nimmo, July 29, 2019
Colonization and Destruction: People’s Tribunal on U.S. Crimes Against Puerto Rico By The International Action Center, July 28, 2019
Puerto Rico: Colonized, Controlled, and Exploited by the US By Stephen Lendman, July 28, 2019
Cuba’s Revolution in Thinking: To Live and Not Lie By Prof Susan Babbitt, July 28, 2019
The Caracas Manifesto: Proposal and Promise at the Sao Paulo Forum 2019 By Nino Pagliccia, July 27, 2019
Cuba Is a Safe Country, but U.S. Continues Its Attempts to Manipulate Reality By Ana Laura Palomino García, July 26, 2019
Nicaragua: Telling the Truth as a Revolutionary Act By Gabriela Luna, July 25, 2019
Bachelet’s “Human Rights” Report on Venezuela: Who Has the Last Word? By Arnold August, July 24, 2019
China Must Avoid a Role in Destruction of Amazon By Pepe Escobar, July 23, 2019
Puerto Rico: People Are in the Streets Against Sexism, Homophobia, Austerity and Corruption By Pierre Gottiniaux, July 22, 2019
Economic and Social Crisis in Puerto Rico: “The Ugly American” and the Puerto Rican National Question By Vince Montes, July 22, 2019
Venezuela and Imperialist Confrontation in Latin America By Alison Bodine and Ali Yerevani, July 22, 2019
Venezuela: Trump Diverts Central America Aid to Guaido as EU Threatens More Sanctions By Ricardo Vaz, July 21, 2019
Nicaragua 1979-2019. History of the Sandinista Revolution By Eric Toussaint and Nathan Legrand, July 19, 2019
Julian Assange: US Coopts Patriotic Opposition in Ecuador, Former President Correa goes against Wikileaks Founder By Andrew Korybko, July 18, 2019
Why the Canadian Government Is Confronting Venezuela By Arnold August, July 18, 2019
Russia’s Bolivia Gambit Is a Bold Economic Move By Andrew Korybko, July 16, 2019
Liberals Use ‘Human Rights’ to Push Coup in Venezuela By Yves Engler, July 16, 2019
There’s Far More Diversity in Venezuela’s ‘Muzzled’ Media Than in US Corporate Press By Lucas Koerner and Ricardo Vaz, July 15, 2019
‘Weaponizing Human Rights’: UN Chief Bachelet’s Venezuela Report Follows US Regime Change Script By Anya Parampil, July 14, 2019
Guaido Security Arrested for Selling Stolen Venezuelan Army Weapons By Telesur, July 14, 2019
“Wars Come About As a Result of Lies.” Selected Radio Shows By Michael Welch, July 10, 2019
Venezuela: From the “Destruction” of Chavismo to the Epicentre of the Anti-Imperialist Left By Arnold August, July 09, 2019
Venezuelan Government Slams ‘Biased’ UN Human Rights Report By Ricardo Vaz, July 08, 2019
Venezuela – The Bachelet “Human Rights Lie” By Peter Koenig, July 08, 2019
Offshoring and Industrial Relocation: Profits from Exploitation in Honduras. Transnational Companies are Impoverishing us All By Mark Taliano, July 08, 2019
UN Report on Human Rights in Venezuela Faulty by Design By Nino Pagliccia, July 06, 2019
Hypocrisies About Refugees By Eric Zuesse, July 06, 2019
Power versus the Press: The Extradition Cases of Pinochet & Assange By Elizabeth Vos, July 06, 2019
Can Haitians Help “Make Canada Better”? By Jean Saint-Vil, July 05, 2019
Video: ‘The Coup Turned Honduras into Hell’: Interview with President Manuel Zelaya on the 10th Anniversary of Overthrow by the US By Manuel Zelaya and Anya Parampil, July 04, 2019
Report Shows Corporations and Bolsonaro Teaming Up to Destroy the Amazon By Joe Catron, July 04, 2019
China’s Careful New Focus on Latin America By Joseph S. Tulchin, July 03, 2019
Bolsonaro’s Brazil Is a Pretty Bleak Place to Live By Andrew Korybko, July 03, 2019
Brazil Moves to Ban Cuba’s Cohiba Cigars By Telesur, July 02, 2019
Canada, Honduras, and Enslaving “Free Trade” By Mark Taliano, July 01, 2019
How Sen. Rick Scott Became Big Oil’s Point Man on Venezuelan Regime Change By Dan Cohen, July 01, 2019
US Special Envoy Abrams Welcomes Venezuela’s Former Intelligence Chief to the US, Reaffirms Trump’s Commitment to Ousting Maduro By Paul Dobson, June 28, 2019
Reparations and the Liberation of the African American People By Abayomi Azikiwe, June 26, 2019
Canada Enables Corrupt Haitian President to Remain in Power By Yves Engler, June 25, 2019
Lying by Omission Is Still Lying By Nino Pagliccia, June 24, 2019
‘Lies, Slander’: Cuba Rejects US “Human Trafficking” Blacklist By Telesur, June 22, 2019
Sorting Out Reality from Fiction About Venezuela By Nino Pagliccia, June 22, 2019
On Global Capitalist Crises: Resisting US Financial Imperialism in Venezuela By Dr. Jack Rasmus and Mohsen Abdelmoumen, June 21, 2019
Sanctions Are “Genocidal”, and They Are America’s “Favorite Weapon” By Justin Podur, June 20, 2019
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Brazil under Bolsonaro: A Different Form of “Hybrid War” By Andrew Korybko, June 20, 2019
Eternal Builder of Dreams and Hopes: Marta Harnecker (1937 – 2019) By Marta Harnecker and Network of Intellectuals, Artists and Social Movements in Defense of Humanity, June 19, 2019
Venezuela: Massive Embezzlement Scandal Threatens Juan Guaido’s Political Future By Alexander Rubinstein, June 19, 2019
US and Canada Are Backing an Elite White Supremacist Minority in Venezuela By David William Pear, June 18, 2019
U.S. Sanctions: Economic Sabotage that Is Deadly, Illegal and Ineffective By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, June 18, 2019
Is the Venezuelan Economy Stabilizing or Is the Worst Still to Come? By 15yÚltimo, June 16, 2019
Brazil Guts Environmental Agencies, Clears Way for Unchecked Deforestation By Sue Branford and Thais Borges, June 16, 2019