The People’s State Of The Nation At The End Of Duterte’s Presidency

By Bayan Canada, Canadian Dimension. -

On July 26, President Rodrigo Duterte delivered his sixth and final State of the Nation Address (SONA) before the 2022 general election. The SONA is an annual government tradition and [...]

Why US Policy In Nicaragua Isn’t Working

By John Perry, Popular Resistance. -

After the U.S.-Russian summit in June, there was no apparent irony in President Biden’s response to a question about electoral interference. “Let’s get this straight,” he said. “How would it be [...]

Pedro Castillo Has Been Elected President Of Peru

By Staff, Kawsachun News. -

Leftist candidate Pedro Castillo has been formally declared as President-elect of Peru, by the country’s National Electoral Court (JNE), after a month of delays due to baseless claims of ‘fraud’ [...]

As Sanctions Intensify, Organizations Tell US To Stop Interfering In Nicaragua

By Organizations, Popular Resistance. -

Thirty-five years ago, on June 27, 1986, the International Court of Justice in the Hague ruled that the United States had violated international law by supporting the contras and mining [...]

EU Mission Evaluates Venezuela Electoral Team

By Paul Dobson, Venezuelanalysis. -

The European Union (EU) has sent an “exploratory mission” to Venezuela to assess social and political conditions in the country. The 15-day mission is similarly charged with judging electoral [...]

Dirty Tricks Campaign In Peru To Deny The Left’s Presidential Victory

By José Carlos Llerena Robles and Vijay Prashad, Green Left. -

Half an hour’s taxi ride from the House of Pizarro, the presidential palace in Lima, Peru, is a high-security prison at the Callao naval base. The prison was built to hold leaders of Sendero [...]

Why Do The Media Hate Daniel Ortega?

By Gerry Condon, Popular Resistance. -

When Kamala Harris finally traveled to the U.S./Mexico border last week, she met several young women asylum seekers.  The vice president likely saw Hondurans, Salvadorans and Guatemalans who were [...]

How Biden Helped Hardliner Raisi Win Iran Election

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, Popular Resistance. -

It was common knowledge that a U.S. failure to rejoin the Iran nuclear deal (known as the JCPOA) before Iran’s June presidential election would help conservative hard-liners to win the election. [...]

Pedro Castillo’s Victory Raises Hopes Beyond Peru

By Steve Ellner, Orinoco Tribune. -

Peru’s long-standing polarity between a large extension of coastal region, where the nation’s wealth is concentrated, and the much-neglected interior was on full display in the June 6 [...]

Inside Iran: Elections, Democracy, Sabotage, Sanctions And Resistance

By Rania Khalek, BreakThrough News. -

As Iran prepares for presidential elections, Rania Khalek is joined by Iranian scholar at Columbia University Navid Zarrinnal on her program Dispatches to discuss developments in Iran, from the [...]

A Peasant-Teacher Just Won The Peruvian Elections

By Matt Kirkegaard, Novara Media. -

On the ground in Lima, the cloud of political uncertainty remains so thick it can be difficult to grasp the basic facts about this election and its historic importance for the people of [...]

What If It Happened Like This In The US?

By Becca Mohally Renk, Popular Resistance. -

We have had a good many people to write us and ask us what in the world is going on in Nicaragua as they read all the international reporting. This is our attempt at trying to put the recent [...]

Peru Electoral Authorities Extend Deadline For Fujimori Fraud Claims

By Kawsachun News. -

Peru’s National Elections Court (Jurado Nacional de Elecciones, JNE) has extended the deadline for presenting motions to nullify votes. The move will benefit far-right candidate Keiko Fujimori [...]

US Cries Foul Because Nicaragua Stops It From Buying This Year’s Elections

By Rita Jill Clark-Gollub, Popular Resistance. -

The first and most important element of context is that Nicaragua is a country under attack. Since the 2018 coup attempt, documents have come to light indicating that the leaders of the violence [...]

Fujimori Also Cried Fraud In 2016

By Kawsachun News. -

Peru’s far-right presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori is making allegations of electoral fraud, as leftist candidate Pedro Castillo has maintained the lead in the official count. This is not the [...]