Railway Workers Strike Amidst Wave Of Transportation Struggles

By Brunna Machado, WSWS. -

A strike by São Paulo railway workers last Thursday, July 15, shut down an important section of public transport in Brazil’s largest city over the demand for higher wages. More than 40 stations [...]

CIA Stories: Death Squads In Afghanistan

By Abby Martin, The Empire Files. -

As the US Empire makes its major military retreat from Afghanistan, learn about the CIA forces that will be staying behind. And their disturbing 20-year track record of war crimes. Perhaps [...]

Evo Morales Denounces A New US-led Plan Condor

By Nan and Nora McCurdy, Tortilla con Sal. -

On June 23 of this year, 184 countries of the United Nations General Assembly voted in favor of an end to the US embargo on Cuba. It was the 29th consecutive year where virtually all countries, [...]

Cuban President Díaz-Canel: Revolutionaries To The Streets!

By Liberation News. -

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel spoke to the Cuban people today — Sunday, July 11 — at 4:00 p.m. Eastern, after going to the site of one of several protests that took place in Cuba today. This [...]

There Are No Mass Migrations Without US Meddling And Militarism

By Azadeh Shahshahani And Rhonda Ramiro, In These Times. -

When Vice President Kamala Harris visited the U.S.-Mexico border in El Paso, Texas, on June 25, she repeated the claim she made during her trip to Guatemala and Mexico earlier that month: The [...]

The National Strike In Colombia: A Trade Union Perspective

By Daniel Hawkins, Socialist Project -

While the beginnings of this strike were directly tied to popular discontent with the government’s proposed tax reform bill, it was also a resurgence of the huge protests that enveloped Colombia [...]

Bolsonaro And The CIA Conspire Against ‘New Pink Tide’

By Nathalia Urban, Brasil Wire. -

In Brazil, Chile and Colombia, the United States’ three key allies in South America, left wing candidates currently lead election polls for forthcoming elections, against a backdrop of massive [...]

The Spirit Of Carabobo Will Overcome The Stench Of Monroe

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

Two hundred years ago, on 24 June 1821, the forces of Simón Bolívar trounced the Spanish royalists at the Battle of Carabobo, a few hundred kilometres west of Caracas, Venezuela. Five days later, [...]

Final Declaration Of ALBA-TCP’s 19th Summit

By Alba Ciudad, Orinoco Tribune. -

The Heads of State and Government and the heads of delegations of the member countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-Peoples’ Trade Treaty, meeting in person on June [...]

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 [...]

Fight Against Femicides Continues Across Latin America

June 3 marked the sixth anniversary of the formation of the Ni Una Menos or ‘Not One (Woman) Less’ movement in Argentina. Since 2015, every year, the movement organizes massive marches across the [...]

Peru Elections: Will There Be A Left-Wing Resurgence?

By Peoples Dispatch. -

On June 6, 25 million Peruvians will elect their next president and two vice presidents for the period 2021-2026. Leftist candidate Pedro Castillo of the Free Peru political party will face off [...]

Torture sites and mass graves reported in Colombia

By Dominic Gustavo, WSWS. -

A May 23 report prepared by the human rights organization Justicia y Paz stated that fascistic paramilitary groups, which operate in concert with the far-right and US-backed regime of Colombian [...]

Mexican Supreme Court Ruled In Favor Of Mayan Community

By Nydia Gutiérrez, Earthjustice. -

Mexico City, Mexico — The First Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice of Mexico confirmed on May 19, 2021 the definitive suspension of the hog farm of the company “Producción Alimentaria [...]