Could The Pandemic Start A Biking Revolution In Latin America?

By Leonie Rauls, Americas Quarterly. -

The demand of social distancing is forcing cities across Latin America and the world to rethink public life. That includes a reconsideration of mass transit, with a number of public sector [...]

Reclaiming Populism

By Thea Riofrancos, Boston Review. -

In the years between Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 Republican primaries and the 2018 midterm elections, a rash of opinion pieces compared him to Latin American leaders, contemporary and [...]

Trump Administration Spreading The Pandemic With Air Deportation Flights

By Dan Beeton, CEPR.net. -

Washington, DC  ―  New analysis from the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) shows that Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) likely has carried out at least 232 deportation [...]

COVID-19 Will Kill More People Worldwide Due To Water Shortages

By José Luis Granados Ceja, Truthout. -

Experts have been consistent in telling the public that one of the best means to stop the spread of the coronavirus is the practice of good hygiene. But how can you abide by these instructions [...]

Venezuela Has The Lowest COVID-19 Rate In Latin America

By Telesur English. -

According to data compiled through April 11, Venezuela had carried out 181,335 COVID-19 tests, which allowed this South American country to detect patients in time and become the Latin [...]

SouthCom Boosts US Military Presence In Latin America

By Ben Norton, The Grayzone. -

The Donald Trump administration has ramped up US interventionism in Latin America, overseeing a far-right military coup in Bolivia and backing coup attempts against the leftist governments of [...]

COHA Deeply Concerned Over Re-election Of Almagro As Secretary General Of The OAS

By Staff, Coha.org -

The Council on Hemispheric Affairs in Washington, DC (COHA) expresses its deep concern over the re-election of Luis Almagro as Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS). No [...]

US Senators Call For An End To The Blockade On Venezuela And Iran

By Staff, Alba Ciudad with OT content   -

A group of 11 Democratic senators demanded that the White House temporarily suspend the coercive measures imposed on Venezuela and Iran in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic. The senators sent a [...]

Venezuela’s Coronavirus Response Might Surprise You

By Leonardo Flores, Codepink.org -

Within a few hours of being launched, over 800 Venezuelans in the U.S. registered for an emergency flight from Miami to Caracas through a website run by the Venezuelan government. This flight, [...]

Sanctions: Unilateral Coercive Measures For Regime Change In Venezuela

By Nino Pagliccia, Counterpunch.org -

In discussing the issue of “sanctions” there are two main points that need to be made. One is the use of the correct terminology when referring to the government actions that the US, Canada and [...]

Amid Coronavirus Pandemic, Bolsonaro’s Brazil Begs For Cuban Doctors – After Expelling Them

By Ben Norton, Thegrayzone.com -

The coronavirus pandemic has overwhelmed the health infrastructure of countries around the world. Desperate to contain the deadly virus, hard-hit countries, including even rich European nations [...]

Studies Say Morales Won Fairly, UN & Latin American Institutions Must Take Action – Ex-UN Official

By Ekaterina Blinova, Sputniknews.com -

The latest statistical analyses say that the Organisation of American States' conclusions about the alleged fraud in Bolivia’s October vote don't hold water. Ex-UN official Alfred de Zayas has [...]

US House Rams Through Nicaragua Regime-Change Bill With Zero Opposition

By Ben Norton, Thegrayzone.com -

As the Donald Trump administration’s year-long coup attempt against Venezuela spirals out in failure, the US government has taken aim at Nicaragua with increasing ferocity, in a bid to topple [...]

The Feminist Spring And The Patriarchal Counter-Offensive

By Irene León, Digital Magazine Humanidad en Red Translation, Resumen Latinoamericano, North America bureau -

One of the most relevant contemporary political events is the positioning of feminism as a transforming force of global scope, achieved both by its contributions to the mobilization of ideas to [...]

“Maximum-Pressure March”: US Hybrid War On Venezuela Heats Up

The first quarter of 2020 has seen the Trump administration escalate its rhetoric against Venezuela. At the State of the Union, President Trump promised to “smash” and destroy the Venezuelan [...]