Source: NACLA Report on the Americas On October 25th Argentines go to the polls for general elections that will shape the future of Latin America’s third largest economy. In the wake of Hugo Chavez’s death […]
Source: Cultura Nuestra Translated by Venezuelanalysis. On October 2-4th 2015, feminist movements and collectives from across Venezuela came together for the third National School of People’s Feminism. In the summary that follows, the People’s Feminist […]
Source: NACLA Report on the Americas Community gardens serve as an organizing tool in Cochabamba On a beautiful late summer morning in Cochabamba, Bolivia, Oscar Olivera, leader of the famous Bolivian Water War that catalyzed […]
Source: The Cipher Brief There are many lessons from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) that are relevant to the current debate over the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). First, like the TPP, NAFTA was never […]
Source: Beacon Reader After years of community resistance to the Vancouver-based B2Gold mining company’s activities in Rancho Grande, in the department of Matagalpa, the Nicaraguan government nixed the project on October 12. Communities in northern […]
The mobilizations under the slogan #UnaNoTeCalles (UNA don’t be silent) have led to the removal of a large part of the corrupt hierarchy of the National University of Asunción (UNA); a hierarchy of university administration, and corrupt authorities tied to the old superstructure of power.
Source: The Guardian Unlimited The Obama administration has declassified documents showing that the Chilean dictator personally ordered the assassination of Orlando Letelier in 1976 General Augusto Pinochet directly ordered the 1976 assassination of a Chilean […]
Source: Truthout As Guatemala faces its greatest political crisis since the 1980s, behind the scenes, plans for the United States’ Alliance for Prosperity continue to move along. The plan, which was modeled after Plan Colombia, […]