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Compañero Obama? Obama Mends Fences with Latin America PDF Print E-mail
Written by Benjamin Dangl   
Tuesday, 12 May 2009 04:16
ImageWhen Barack Obama attended the Summit of the Americas, leftist Venezuela President Hugo Chavez wanted to shake his hand, the right-wing president of Colombia, Alvaro Uribe, asked for his autograph and the anti-imperialist book Open Veins of Latin America made an unlikely journey to the White House. What does the April Summit of the Americas say about the past and future of U.S.-Latin American relations?
Honduran Crisis Necessitates New Sanctions PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jennifer Moore   
Thursday, 27 August 2009 07:53
ImageFailure on the part of the Organization of American States to reach an agreement for the return of Honduran President Manuel Zelaya yesterday signals the beginning of a new stage, says Radio Progreso correspondent Félix Molina. As the diplomatic mission left Tegucigalpa on Tuesday without approval for the San José Accord from de facto leader Roberto Micheletti Bain, the Honduran journalist says new sanctions are needed "that should include trade, economic, financing, and migratory elements."
Another Way Called Venezuela PDF Print E-mail
Written by Juan Carlos Vallejo   
Sunday, 05 February 2006 19:00

I thought that I would die without living and knowing a revolution. I came late to the Cuban Revolution, since I was born a few years after it. I witnessed the ephemeral triumph and then the drowning in blood and fire, by the government of Ronald Reagan and his "contras," of the Sandinista Revolution. I had wanted, like John Reed, to be in the middle of the explosion of the great revolutions.

The Michoacán Debacle: Fault Lines Ahead of the Mexican Presidential Election PDF Print E-mail
Written by Paul Imison   
Tuesday, 10 January 2012 15:15

Surrounding the November 13 elections in Michoacán, one mayor was shot dead, fifty candidates from several parties stepped down due to threats, an indigenous community boycotted the election and instituted their own electoral processes, and an entire city’s police force resigned.  In the last five years, Michoacán has seen some of the worst gang violence in the country outside of the border region and has been heavily militarized. Both institutionalized political pressure and “narco-influence” have continue to call in to question the possibility of free and fair elections in Mexico.


Ecuador´s Chavez? Rafael Correa and the Popular Movements PDF Print E-mail
Written by Yeidy Rosa, WW4 REPORT   
Wednesday, 20 December 2006 05:43
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