Maya Q’eqchi’ women survivors recently entered the Supreme Court in Guatemala as part of the Sepur Zarco case to demand justice for sexual violence, sexual and domestic slavery, forced disappearances and murder, crimes committed during the internal armed conflict of 1960-1996.
Originally published on September 10, 2013 Source/Video: Democracy Now! We continue our coverage of the 40th anniversary of the overthrow of Chilean President Salvador Allende with a look at the critical U.S. role under President […]
The enormous mining corporation tried every which way they could to evict Máxima Acuña de Chaupe and her family of subsistence farmers. They used the police, guards, journalists, judgements, and many other weapons. But this is a steadfast family, with a woman deeply rooted in her land in Peru’s northern Andes, who resisted with all her strength and would not give up.
Source: The Nation They’re divided, by generation and class, over whether it will be a good thing. In late January, the Obama administration announced that it would remove a number of impediments to trade with […]
Source: NACLA Report on the Americas The new Macri government in Argentina has embarked on a rapid-fire series of conservative economic reforms, threatening public sector employment and social programs. Since taking office on December 10, […]
Original published on September 29, 2014 Source: Al Jazeera In a recent op-ed in The Washington Post, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton used a review of Henry Kissinger’s latest book, “World Order,” to lay […]