Chile Is At The Dawn Of A New Political Era

By Vijay Prashad, People's Dispatch. -

“It feels like we are at the end of an era,” Bárbara Sepúlveda tells me on October 12, 2021. Sepúlveda is a member of Chile’s Constitutional Convention and of the Communist Party of Chile. The [...]

United States Once Again Attacking Government Of Nicaragua

By Yader Lanuza, Popular Resistance. -

Since the house arrest of former president Violeta Barrios de Chamorro’s daughter Cristiana Chamorro for money laundering and other crimes, the US and international assault against the Sandinista [...]

Stop US-Directed Regime Change In Nicaragua; Stop The RENACER Act

By Popular Resistance. -

On Monday, September 13, solidarity activists protested outside the US Congress against the RENACER Act, which stands for the Orwellian title, "Reinforcing Nicaragua's Adherence to Conditions for [...]

Ordinary Nicaraguans Should Guide Progressive Left’s Stance

By John Perry, LA Progressive. -

Rather than acclaiming a country that is lifting itself out of poverty, it is apparently much more important to judge it against hypocritical Western standards about “democracy” and “human [...]

Sanctions May Impoverish Nicaraguans, But Won’t Change Vote

By John Perry, NACLA. -

In 1985, when President Reagan declared Nicaragua “an unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States,” his words were followed by a trade [...]

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 [...]