The Return Of The Nicaraguan Contras, And The Rise Of The Pro-Contra Left

By Dan Kovalik, Counterpunch.org -

According to our nation’s paper of record, the New York Times, the Nicaraguan Contras re-activated some time ago in order to take on their old foe, Daniel Ortega, who had been re-elected in 2007 [...]

A Latin American Marshall Plan, At A Discount

By Patrick Lawrence, Consortiumnews.com -

López Obrador’s $20 billion development plan gives Washington a chance to help rectify the historic damage it’s done to the living conditions of people in Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador. [...]

Refused Right To Seek Asylum, Honduran Refugees Demand Reparations For Destructive US Foreign Policy In Central America

By Julia Conley, Commondreams.org -

"It may seem like a lot of money to you. But it is a small sum compared to everything the United States has stolen from Honduras." A month after arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border in hopes of [...]

Chile: 36 Former Pinochet Intel Agents Sentenced

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

The Court of Appeals of Santiago de Chile sentenced 36 former agents of the National Intelligence Directorate (DINA) for their participation in the forced disappearance of hundreds of opposition [...]

John Bolton And U.S. Policy Towards Latin America

By Jesús Arboleya, Progresoweekly.us -

HAVANA – John Bolton, national security adviser to President Donald Trump, made a brief stop on his way to the G-20 Summit in Argentina to meet with the elected president of Brazil, Jair [...]

109 Social Leaders Assassinated In Colombia In First 9 Months Of 2018

By Staff, Resumen-english.org -

On December 6, human rights organizations denounced before the Inter American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) the high incidence of violence against social leaders, which in the first 9 months [...]

Honduras: The Plunder Continues

By John Perry, Lrb.co.uk -

A fraudulent election one year ago gave Juan Orlando Hernández a second term as president of Honduras. The protests that followed were violently repressed. By the year’s end, 126 demonstrations [...]

The Latin American Leftists Must Think Why The Poorest No Longer Support Us So Much

By Dominio Cuba, Medium.com -

The life of the Brazilian friar and theologian Frei Betto is marked by milestones of all colors and forms from the day he was born, 74 years ago, in the Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte. He [...]

One Year Later – A Call To Solidarity

By Staff, Hondurassolidarity.org -

On Monday, November 26, 2018, Honduran authorities fired massive amounts of tear gas and opened fire with live bullets on a large protest march in Tegucigalpa to mark the one year anniversary of [...]

Venezuela: Maduro Announces 9 New Public Universities

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced Wednesday the creation of nine Polytechnic universities in western states, including Maracaibo, Estado Bolivar, and Valencia.  The announcement was [...]

Ecuador’s Soft Coup And Political Persecution

By Rafael Correa, Counterpunch.org -

Can you imagine a “democracy” in which the president handpicks a council that proceeds to dismiss the Constitutional Court, the Judicial Council which oversees the judiciary, the National [...]

Venezuelan Gov’t Delivers 2.3 M Houses Despite Economic War

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro delivered Thursday 2.3 million houses to working-class Venezuelans as part of the government's Great Housing Mission Venezuela. From the Cuartel de la Montaña [...]

Argentina Goes Back To The IMF, Opening Floodgates For Neoliberal Intervention And Structural Adjustment

By Staff, The Tricontinental -

Argentina. After 15 years of distancing itself from the grip of IMF policies, in May 2018 Argentina went back to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) under the watch of President Mauricio Macri. [...]

Democracy, Class And The Fight Against Recolonization

Having lost Eurasia, the US elites and their allies have focused much more attention on Latin America and the Caribbean in order to re-consolidate their absolute control of the region's [...]

“Nicaragua Is A Victim Of Double Political Standards”

By Staff, Investigaction.net -

Julie Lamin is a committed secondary school teacher in the UK and an author. During the summer holidays of 2017, as part of a teacher delegation organised by her trade union NEU (NUT Section), [...]