Venezuela: Revenge Of The Mad-Dog Empire

By Ajamu Baraka, -

Only in the world of comic-book fantasies is the United States a friend to the oppressed in Africa or anywhere else on the planet. In the real world, the U.S. is a predator, colonial/capitalist [...]

Latin American Resistance And US Imperialism

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

Latin America is described as the back yard of the United States. There is a long history of US intervention in Latin American countries and vibrant resistance both to the US and to vicious right [...]

Tillerson On Latin American Tour Calling For Regime Change In Venezuela

Representatives of more than 50 social and political organizations rejected the U.S. secretary of state's visit to Mexico, where he was declared persona non grata. U.S. Secretary of State Rex [...]

Counter-Power And Self-Defense In Latin America

By Raúl Zibechi, -

Against the backdrop of state and gang violence, some of the continent’s most affected communities have taken radical measures to defend themselves and build new social counter-powers from below. [...]

Resisting US Military Bases And Pentagon Strategies In Latin America

By James Patrick Jordan, -

The anti-bases movement in Latin America is strong and a manifestation of the people’s will. “The United States appear to be destined by Providence to plague America with misery in the name of [...]

You Don’t Need A Telescope To Find A ‘Shithole Country’

By Chris Hedges, -

I covered the war in El Salvador for five years. It was a peasant uprising by the dispossessed against the 14 ruling families and the handful of American corporations that ran El Salvador as if [...]

Imperialist Clouds Gather Over Latin America

By Sean Orr, -

Milwaukee, WI - On Dec. 18, Donald Trump announced his administration’s National Security Strategy, essentially laying out the worldview of the American ruling class and how the U.S. intends to [...]

Open Letter To American People From Jose Manuel Zelaya Rosales

By Staff, -

For the past century, the owners of the fruit companies called our country “Banana Republic” and characterized our politicians as “cheaper than a mule” (as in the infamous Rolston letter). [...]

Latin America: The Pendulum Swings To The Right

By James Petras, -

The right wing regimes are driven by intent to implement structural changes: they look to reordering the nature of the state, economic and social relations and international political and [...]

“AmazonLog” — A Military Drill With Vast Amazonian Aspirations

By Whitney Webb, -

By Whitney Webb for Mint Press News - Initially touted by the Brazilian military as an opportunity to “develop greater knowledge, share experiences and develop mutual trust,” it has since emerged [...]

More US Troops In Latin America: Signs Of An Invasion Foretold?

By Martín Pastor, -

By Martín Pastor for Black Agenda Report - The US army will increase its military presence in Latin America’s Amazonia. Under the “Amazon Log” Initiative, passed in 2017 by Michel Temer’s [...]

‘Not One More Coup’: World Social Forum In Porto Alegre

By Ruth Needleman, -

By Ruth Needleman for Portside - These paranoid words could easily belong to Donald Trump. They were uttered, however, by his prototype, Richard Nixon, on Friday September 6, 1970. He is sounding [...]

We Mustn’t Back Another Us-Led Regime Change In Latin America

By Chris Williamson, -

By Chris Williamson for Portside - THE silly season is well and truly in full swing with Britain’s big media obsessing about Venezuela and using it as another proxy war against Jeremy Corbyn. The [...]

How US Libertarians Are Remaking Latin American Politics

By Lee Fang, -

By Lee Fang for the Intercept. The international meeting of libertarian activists was sponsored by the Atlas Economic Research Foundation, a leadership-training nonprofit now known simply as the [...]

Evo Morales Warns Against US Plan to ‘Recolonize’ Latin America

By Staff, -

By Staff for Telesur. The Bolivian president emphasized that the United States utilizes their so-called support for “democracy” as a pretext for their objectives. Bolivian President Evo Morales [...]