A Mexican Congressman announced last week that he would propose a constitutional amendment to guarantee the rights of transsexuals. The legislation would ensure they could legally change their name and gender. It would insert a […]
Almost two months after Ecuador’s Ministry of Energy and Mines rejected Ascendant Copper’s Environmental Impact Study for the controversial and locally unpopular Junin copper mine project, the company’s shares plummeted to a measly $0.47 per […]
Friends and advocates from the Paraguayan Union of Journalists (SPP) will mark the one year anniversary of Paraguayan radio journalist Enrique (Kike) Galeano’s disappearance with a protest in his home town of Yby Yaú. Galeano […]
On May 28, 2006 Álvaro Uribe Vélez was re-elected as President of Colombia for a second term, to the dismay of the Colombian, Latin American, and international Left. The victory was met with unmitigated glee by the US state and other imperialist powers, who, in their Manichean worldview of good and evil, see in Uribe an Angel of State Terror with which to smash the skulls of those devils-in-human flesh, Hugo Chávez and Evo Morales.
Former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt announced last week that he would run for Congress in September. "I am certain and sure" of getting a seat in Congress, Rios Montt told a news conference. If […]
January 20th, violent clashes in the neighborhood of Alcorcón involving 50 people left three wounded by stabbing, one of seriously so. On the 21st, local Spanish youth organized a larger protest, involving as many as […]