Archive for the category ‘LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN’


Hurricane Matthew in Haiti: Looking Beyond the Disaster Narrative
Mark Schuller – CounterPunch
October 10th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Hurricane Matthew in Haiti: Looking Beyond the Disaster Narrative)
Beyond the T-Shirt: What Che Guevara Actually Stood For
Urooba Jamal – teleSUR
October 10th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Beyond the T-Shirt: What Che Guevara Actually Stood For)
Why Colombians Opposed the Peace Deal with FARC
Hisham Aidi – Al Jazeera
October 10th, 2016 ( 1 Comment »)
Colombia’s Long Road to Peace
José Antonio Ocampo – Project Syndicate
September 12th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Colombia’s Long Road to Peace)
Bolivia Prepares Literacy Programs in 36 Indigenous Languages
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 12th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Bolivia Prepares Literacy Programs in 36 Indigenous Languages)
Paraguay Enacts Law to Combat Widespread Abuse of Children
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 5th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Paraguay Enacts Law to Combat Widespread Abuse of Children)
Historic Peace Accord for Colombia Is Signed in Havana
Prensa Latina – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 5th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Historic Peace Accord for Colombia Is Signed in Havana)
The U.N.’s Cholera Admission and What Comes Next
Jonathan M. Katz – The New York Times Magazine
August 29th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The U.N.’s Cholera Admission and What Comes Next)
UN Admits Role in Haiti Cholera Outbreak for First Time Ever
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 22nd, 2016 ( Comments Off on UN Admits Role in Haiti Cholera Outbreak for First Time Ever)
Honduras Is a Giant Graveyard for Human Rights Defenders
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 22nd, 2016 ( Comments Off on Honduras Is a Giant Graveyard for Human Rights Defenders)
Does Henry Kissinger Have a Conscience?
Jon Lee Anderson – The New Yorker
August 22nd, 2016 ( Comments Off on Does Henry Kissinger Have a Conscience?)
The Birthday
Fidel Castro Ruz – CounterPunch
August 22nd, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Birthday)
Haiti 101 Years after US Invasion, Still Resisting Domination
Justin Podur – teleSUR
August 1st, 2016 ( Comments Off on Haiti 101 Years after US Invasion, Still Resisting Domination)
Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua – Permanent Media False Positives
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 18th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua – Permanent Media False Positives)
Washington’s ‘New Managers’ in Latin America: Oligarchs, Bankers and Swindlers
Prof. James Petras – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 11th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Washington’s ‘New Managers’ in Latin America: Oligarchs, Bankers and Swindlers)
Who Is Behind the Cholera Epidemic in Haiti?
Èzili Dantò - Global Research
July 4th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Who Is Behind the Cholera Epidemic in Haiti?)
Laying the Foundations of Cuban Revolutionary Healthcare
Don Fitz - teleSUR
June 13th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Laying the Foundations of Cuban Revolutionary Healthcare)
‘March of Silence’ in Uruguay Sends Message of Remembrance to South America
Andre Vltchek - Russia Today
June 13th, 2016 ( Comments Off on ‘March of Silence’ in Uruguay Sends Message of Remembrance to South America)
Brazil’s Senate-Imposed Government Increasingly Isolated
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 23rd, 2016 ( Comments Off on Brazil’s Senate-Imposed Government Increasingly Isolated)
The Return of the Coup in Latin America
Manuel E. Yepe - CounterPunch
May 2nd, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Return of the Coup in Latin America)
Violence Is at the Heart of US Drug War Policy in the Americas
Dawn Paley - teleSUR
April 25th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Violence Is at the Heart of US Drug War Policy in the Americas)
Tough Questions about Haiti for Hillary Clinton
Mark Schuller - CounterPunch
April 25th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Tough Questions about Haiti for Hillary Clinton)
The Corruption Revealed in the Panama Papers Opened the Door to Isis
Patrick Cockburn – CounterPunch
April 18th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Corruption Revealed in the Panama Papers Opened the Door to Isis)
Hillary Clinton and Haiti
Ricardo Seitenfus – CounterPunch
April 18th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Hillary Clinton and Haiti)
Is US-Funded Destabilization in Latin America Now Paying Off?
Francisco Dominguez - teleSUR
April 18th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Is US-Funded Destabilization in Latin America Now Paying Off?)
Panama Papers: City of London Is ‘Beating Heart’ of Tax Cheats Empire
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 18th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Panama Papers: City of London Is ‘Beating Heart’ of Tax Cheats Empire)
Rest in Power Toussaint L’Ouverture: Saluting Haiti’s Triumph against Colonialism
Richard Sudan – Russia Today
April 11th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Rest in Power Toussaint L’Ouverture: Saluting Haiti’s Triumph against Colonialism)
Class Struggle in Latin America
Prof. James Petras – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 4th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Class Struggle in Latin America)
Brother Obama
Fidel Castro Ruz – Granma
April 4th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Brother Obama)
Returning Guantánamo
Tim Reynolds – Jacobin Magazine
March 28th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Returning Guantánamo)
Joy in the Midst of Haiti’s Election
Barbara Rhine – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 21st, 2016 ( Comments Off on Joy in the Midst of Haiti’s Election)
The US Role in the Honduras Coup and Subsequent Violence
Stephen Zunes - National Catholic Reporter
March 21st, 2016 ( Comments Off on The US Role in the Honduras Coup and Subsequent Violence)
Twilight of the Idols: Rise and Fall of the Personalist Left
Prof. James Petras – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 7th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Twilight of the Idols: Rise and Fall of the Personalist Left)
Debt and Drugs: A Toxic Colonial Legacy for Puerto Rico
Kari Lydersen - TeleSur
February 29th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Debt and Drugs: A Toxic Colonial Legacy for Puerto Rico)
Haiti Rises: A Time for Solidarity
Nia Imara and Robert Roth – Haiti Action Committee
February 22nd, 2016 ( Comments Off on Haiti Rises: A Time for Solidarity)
Epilogue: Argentina – The End of Post Neoliberalism and the Rise of the Hard Right
Prof. James Petras – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 22nd, 2016 ( Comments Off on Epilogue: Argentina – The End of Post Neoliberalism and the Rise of the Hard Right)
What Is Happening in Haiti Is a Genuine Anti-Imperialist Popular Revolt
Carlos Aznárez, Resumen Latinoamericano – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 1st, 2016 ( Comments Off on What Is Happening in Haiti Is a Genuine Anti-Imperialist Popular Revolt)
Sure, Washington Has Always Supported Democracy in Haiti
Greg Grandin – The Nation
February 1st, 2016 ( Comments Off on Sure, Washington Has Always Supported Democracy in Haiti)
Humanitarian Aftershocks in Haiti
Mark Schuller - CounterPunch
January 25th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Humanitarian Aftershocks in Haiti)
El Chapo Speaks
Sean Penn - Rolling Stone
January 11th, 2016 ( Comments Off on El Chapo Speaks)
What Cuba Can Teach Us about Food and Climate Change
Raj Patel – New Republic
January 4th, 2016 ( Comments Off on What Cuba Can Teach Us about Food and Climate Change)
What’s Left of the Latin American Left?
Hisham Aidi – Al Jazeera
December 21st, 2015 ( Comments Off on What’s Left of the Latin American Left?)
Latin America: The Aborted Neo-Liberal Offensive
Prof. James Petras – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Latin America: The Aborted Neo-Liberal Offensive)
While Left Governments in South America Face Setbacks, Gains of Progressive Period Likely to Endure
Benjamin Dangl, Upside Down World – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 ( Comments Off on While Left Governments in South America Face Setbacks, Gains of Progressive Period Likely to Endure)
Haitians Denounce US-Funded Denial of Democracy
Marilyn Langlois – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 7th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Haitians Denounce US-Funded Denial of Democracy)
Defiant Haiti – “We won’t let you steal these elections!”
Dave Welsh, Haiti Action Committee – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 23rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Defiant Haiti – “We won’t let you steal these elections!”)
Cuba Leading Eradication of HIV/AIDS, UN Says
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 16th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Cuba Leading Eradication of HIV/AIDS, UN Says)
A Military-Backed Comedian Will Be Guatemala’s Next President – Activists Aren’t Laughing
Lindsay Bigda – The Nation
November 9th, 2015 ( Comments Off on A Military-Backed Comedian Will Be Guatemala’s Next President – Activists Aren’t Laughing)
Can Haiti’s Corrupt President Hold On to Power?
James North – The Nation
November 2nd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Can Haiti’s Corrupt President Hold On to Power?)
Fact-finding Delegation Reports an Electoral Coup Now in Process in Haiti
Report from the Haiti Action Committee – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 2nd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Fact-finding Delegation Reports an Electoral Coup Now in Process in Haiti)
Haiti: UN Security Council Votes to Extend by a Year Its Occupying Military Presence
John Marion, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 26th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Haiti: UN Security Council Votes to Extend by a Year Its Occupying Military Presence)
Former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide on the 24th Anniversary of the Coup d’état That Deposed Him
Jean-Bertrand Aristide, Haiti Action Committee - TRANSCEND Media Service
October 12th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide on the 24th Anniversary of the Coup d’état That Deposed Him)
The US and the Militarization of Latin America
Eric Draitser - CounterPunch
September 14th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The US and the Militarization of Latin America)
Colombia’s Killing Fields: Peace Is War
Prof. James Petras – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 7th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Colombia’s Killing Fields: Peace Is War)
El Salvador’s Gangs Have Something to Say
Magally Zelaya – Al Jazeera
September 7th, 2015 ( Comments Off on El Salvador’s Gangs Have Something to Say)
The Consolidation of the Mexican Narco-State
John M. Ackerman, Latino Rebels – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 31st, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Consolidation of the Mexican Narco-State)
Reality and Dreams
Fidel Castro Ruz, Granma – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Reality and Dreams)
Humanitarian Occupation of Haiti: 100 Years and Counting
Mark Schuller - CounterPunch
August 3rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Humanitarian Occupation of Haiti: 100 Years and Counting)
Bolivia: Mediators Are Formed In Culture of Peace
Henry A. Aira Gutiérrez, Correo del Sur - Culture of Peace News Network
August 3rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Bolivia: Mediators Are Formed In Culture of Peace)
As Cuba Escalates Call for Guantanamo, Obama Battles Congress
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 3rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on As Cuba Escalates Call for Guantanamo, Obama Battles Congress)
They Say Paraguay Is in Africa: Mosaic of Horror
Andre Vltchek - CounterPunch
July 27th, 2015 ( Comments Off on They Say Paraguay Is in Africa: Mosaic of Horror)
(Português) A assombrosa previsão de Fidel Castro em 1973
Revista Forum – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 27th, 2015 ( Comments Off on (Português) A assombrosa previsão de Fidel Castro em 1973)
Noam Chomsky Says US Turned to Cuba Due to Increasing Isolation
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 27th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Noam Chomsky Says US Turned to Cuba Due to Increasing Isolation)
A Cuban Flag Flies Again in Washington
Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan – Democracy NOW!
July 27th, 2015 ( Comments Off on A Cuban Flag Flies Again in Washington)
(Français) Paraguay : Terre d’ eau, grandes propriétés rurales et injustice
Leticia Marinoni, Investig’Action – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 27th, 2015 ( Comments Off on (Français) Paraguay : Terre d’ eau, grandes propriétés rurales et injustice)
The Right-Left Crossfire and the Post Neo-Liberal Left
Prof. James Petras – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 20th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Right-Left Crossfire and the Post Neo-Liberal Left)
Are Foreign NGOs Rebuilding Haiti or Just Cashing In?
Nathalie Baptiste – Foreign Policy In Focus
July 20th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Are Foreign NGOs Rebuilding Haiti or Just Cashing In?)
Colombia: Teaching Peace
Ernesto Amézquita en Cronica del Quindio – Culture of Peace News Network
July 6th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Colombia: Teaching Peace)
The Honduran Meltdown: Made in USA
Belen Fernandez – Al Jazeera
July 6th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Honduran Meltdown: Made in USA)
Honduran Democracy Still in Crisis 6 Years after Coup Sponsored by USA
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 29th, 2015 ( 1 Comment »)
Ecuador Puts Piketty into Practice
Josh Hoxie – Foreign Policy In Focus
June 22nd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Ecuador Puts Piketty into Practice)
Coca-Cola Slowly Deprives 30,000 People of Water in El Salvador
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 15th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Coca-Cola Slowly Deprives 30,000 People of Water in El Salvador)
Bathed in Blood – Evicted and Abandoned in Honduras
Sasha Chavkin - International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
June 15th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Bathed in Blood – Evicted and Abandoned in Honduras)
BP and the Armed Suppression of Dissent in Colombia: Big Oil’s Ethical Violence
Lara Montesinos Coleman - Le Monde Diplomatique
June 15th, 2015 ( Comments Off on BP and the Armed Suppression of Dissent in Colombia: Big Oil’s Ethical Violence)
Our Cross to Bear
Sean Penn – Huffington Post
June 15th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Our Cross to Bear)
Obama’s Cuba Legacy May Run through Venezuela
Mark Weisbrot – Al Jazeera America
June 8th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Obama’s Cuba Legacy May Run through Venezuela)
The Twisted Legacy of Colombia’s Aerial Cocaine Crop Spraying Program
Steven Cohen, VICE - TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Twisted Legacy of Colombia’s Aerial Cocaine Crop Spraying Program)
How the Red Cross Raised Half a Billion Dollars for Haiti — and Built Six Homes
Justin Elliott and Laura Sullivan - ProPublica & NPR
June 8th, 2015 ( 1 Comment »)
Laissez Faire Water Laws Threaten Family Farming in Chile
Marianela Jarroud, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 1st, 2015 ( Comments Off on Laissez Faire Water Laws Threaten Family Farming in Chile)
New Lives in Uruguay – Freedom Elusive after 12 Years at Guantanamo
Marian Blasberg – Der Spiegel
May 25th, 2015 ( Comments Off on New Lives in Uruguay – Freedom Elusive after 12 Years at Guantanamo)
Defying U.S., Colombia Halts Aerial Spraying of Crops Used to Make Cocaine
William Neuman – The New York Times
May 18th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Defying U.S., Colombia Halts Aerial Spraying of Crops Used to Make Cocaine)
Argentina Sues Citigroup over Debt Repayments
Agence France-Presse – The Guardian
May 18th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Argentina Sues Citigroup over Debt Repayments)
Brazil Passes Femicide Law to Curb Domestic Violence
Donna Bowater & Priscilla Moraes – Al Jazeera America
May 11th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Brazil Passes Femicide Law to Curb Domestic Violence)
Latin America in Perspective: Between Successes and New Challenges
Raffaele Morgantini and Tarik Bouafia – Culture of Peace News Network
May 4th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Latin America in Perspective: Between Successes and New Challenges)
Galeano Died. But the Revolution Goes On!
Andre Vltchek – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 27th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Galeano Died. But the Revolution Goes On!)
Open Veins, Healing Wounds, in Latin America [R.I.P. Eduardo Galeano]
Amy Goodman with Denis Moynihan – Democracy NOW!
April 20th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Open Veins, Healing Wounds, in Latin America [R.I.P. Eduardo Galeano])
Latin America and the Anglo-American Booby-Left
Prof. James Petras – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 13th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Latin America and the Anglo-American Booby-Left)
Latin America Not US Backyard
John Wight – Russia Today
April 13th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Latin America Not US Backyard)
What You Need to Know about Venezuela
George Ciccariello-Maher – Jacobin Magazine
March 23rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on What You Need to Know about Venezuela)
Grassroots Movement Blocks Water Privatization in Mexico
Alfredo Acedo, Americas Program – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 23rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Grassroots Movement Blocks Water Privatization in Mexico)
Breaking News: The New York Times Reports on What the Rest of the Western Hemisphere Thinks about the Conflict between the US and Venezuela
Mark Weisbrot – Center for Economic and Policy Research
March 23rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Breaking News: The New York Times Reports on What the Rest of the Western Hemisphere Thinks about the Conflict between the US and Venezuela)
Brazil: The Dictatorship’s Perfect Crime
Marcelo Pellegrini, Upside Down World – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 23rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Brazil: The Dictatorship’s Perfect Crime)
The 10 Happiest Countries Are All in Latin America
Laura Geggel, Live Science – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 23rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on The 10 Happiest Countries Are All in Latin America)
The CIA in Latin America: From Coups to Torture and Preemptive Killings
Nil Nikandrov – Strategic Culture Foundation
March 16th, 2015 ( 1 Comment »)
Obama’s War in Our Hemisphere and Venezuela’s National Liberation Struggle
Prof. James Petras – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 16th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Obama’s War in Our Hemisphere and Venezuela’s National Liberation Struggle)
Look Out America: The Venezuelans Are Coming
Matt Carr – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 16th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Look Out America: The Venezuelans Are Coming)
US and Venezuela: Decades of Defeats and Destabilization
Prof. James Petras – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 9th, 2015 ( Comments Off on US and Venezuela: Decades of Defeats and Destabilization)
Interview: Mildred Aristide, Former First Lady of Haiti
Haiti Solidarity – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 9th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Interview: Mildred Aristide, Former First Lady of Haiti)
Fact Not Fiction – US Aggression against Venezuela
Eva Golinger - CounterPunch
March 2nd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Fact Not Fiction – US Aggression against Venezuela)
The Cuban Revolution, the U.S. Imposed Economic Blockade and US-Cuba Relations
Birsen Filip - Global Research
March 2nd, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Cuban Revolution, the U.S. Imposed Economic Blockade and US-Cuba Relations)
The Struggle of Venezuela against ‘A Common Enemy’
John Pilger – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 23rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Struggle of Venezuela against ‘A Common Enemy’)
Britain and Canada Involved in Foiled US Venezuelan Coup Plot
Stephen Lendman - Global Research
February 16th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Britain and Canada Involved in Foiled US Venezuelan Coup Plot)
Latin America’s Mass Murderers to Be Tried in Italian Court
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 16th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Latin America’s Mass Murderers to Be Tried in Italian Court)
Non Aligned Movement Backs Venezuela against U.S. Sanctions
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 9th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Non Aligned Movement Backs Venezuela against U.S. Sanctions)
President Raúl Castro Speaks to Third CELAC Summit in Costa Rica
Raúl Castro Ruz – Granma
February 9th, 2015 ( Comments Off on President Raúl Castro Speaks to Third CELAC Summit in Costa Rica)
Ayotzinapa Parents Reject Government’s Decision to Close Case
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 2nd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Ayotzinapa Parents Reject Government’s Decision to Close Case)
Mexican Government Rushes to Close Case of Disappeared Students
Bill Van Auken, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 2nd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Mexican Government Rushes to Close Case of Disappeared Students)
1.5M Lifted Out of Poverty in Ecuador under Correa
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 2nd, 2015 ( Comments Off on 1.5M Lifted Out of Poverty in Ecuador under Correa)
El Salvador: Pardon Granted for One of 17 Women Jailed for Miscarriage, Accused of Homicide
Danica Jorden – Upside Down World
January 26th, 2015 ( Comments Off on El Salvador: Pardon Granted for One of 17 Women Jailed for Miscarriage, Accused of Homicide)
We Have So Much to Learn From Cuba
Robert F. Kennedy Jr, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 5th, 2015 ( Comments Off on We Have So Much to Learn From Cuba)
Cuban Province Records World’s Lowest Infant Mortality Rate
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 5th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Cuban Province Records World’s Lowest Infant Mortality Rate)
The NY Court of Appeals Granted the Vulture Funds Request of Information on Argentine Assets
Télam - Agencia Nacional de Noticias de la República Argentina – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 29th, 2014 ( Comments Off on The NY Court of Appeals Granted the Vulture Funds Request of Information on Argentine Assets)
Coexisting with Our Differences in a Civilized Manner
Pres. Raul Castro – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 22nd, 2014 ( Comments Off on Coexisting with Our Differences in a Civilized Manner)
Venezuela’s Maduro: ‘US Knows Where It Can Stick Up Its Sanctions’
Andrea Germanos – Common Dreams
December 22nd, 2014 ( Comments Off on Venezuela’s Maduro: ‘US Knows Where It Can Stick Up Its Sanctions’)
Fidel’s Legacy
Stephen Lendman – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 22nd, 2014 ( 1 Comment »)
ALBA Leaders Reject US Interference as Summit Concludes
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 22nd, 2014 ( Comments Off on ALBA Leaders Reject US Interference as Summit Concludes)
The Day Anti-Castro Forces Tried to Bomb the U.N.
Thalif Deen, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 22nd, 2014 ( Comments Off on The Day Anti-Castro Forces Tried to Bomb the U.N.)
An Open Letter to Ecuadorian President Correa on Evicting the CONAIE Indigenous Movement
Boaventura de Sousa Santos, Upside Down World – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 22nd, 2014 ( Comments Off on An Open Letter to Ecuadorian President Correa on Evicting the CONAIE Indigenous Movement)
Misery Made Me a Fiend: Latin America and the Torture Report
Greg Grandin – The Nation
December 15th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Misery Made Me a Fiend: Latin America and the Torture Report)
Brazil’s “Truth Commission” Panel Details Dictatorship’s Brutality
Reuters – Al Jazeera
December 15th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Brazil’s “Truth Commission” Panel Details Dictatorship’s Brutality)
Britain Taught Brazilian Dictatorship to Torture
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 15th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Britain Taught Brazilian Dictatorship to Torture)
Assange: The Future of the Web Is in Latin America
Pedro Páez - Pressenza Int’l Press Agency
December 15th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Assange: The Future of the Web Is in Latin America)
Torture Report: CIA Interrogations Chief Was Involved in Latin American Torture Camps
Peter Foster – The Telegraph
December 15th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Torture Report: CIA Interrogations Chief Was Involved in Latin American Torture Camps)
Cuba’s Extraordinary Global Medical Record Shames the US Blockade
Seumas Milne – The Guardian
December 8th, 2014 ( 1 Comment »)
From the Bottom Up: Democracy Works in Haiti
Daniel Raventos and Julie Wark - CounterPunch
November 24th, 2014 ( Comments Off on From the Bottom Up: Democracy Works in Haiti)
Construction of Nicaraguan Canal to Begin in December [2014]
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 24th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Construction of Nicaraguan Canal to Begin in December [2014])
The Corporate Assault on Latin American Democracy
Justin Doolittle – CounterPunch
November 10th, 2014 ( Comments Off on The Corporate Assault on Latin American Democracy)
Cuba Is a Medical Superpower
Elio Delgado Legón - Havana Times
November 10th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Cuba Is a Medical Superpower)
Cuba, the Empire and Ebola
Prof. Tim Anderson - Global Research
November 10th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Cuba, the Empire and Ebola)
Why the Left Continues to Win in Latin America
Greg Grandin – The Nation
November 3rd, 2014 ( Comments Off on Why the Left Continues to Win in Latin America)
Terror, Repression, and Diaspora in Haiti: The Baby Doc Legacy
Nathalie Baptiste – Foreign Policy In Focus
October 27th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Terror, Repression, and Diaspora in Haiti: The Baby Doc Legacy)
Cuba’s Sending Doctors to Fight Ebola in West Africa — How Will the US React?
Greg Grandin – The Nation
October 20th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Cuba’s Sending Doctors to Fight Ebola in West Africa — How Will the US React?)
Obama Should End the Embargo on Cuba
Editorial – The New York Times
October 20th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Obama Should End the Embargo on Cuba)
Baby Doc Is Dead but His Shadow Lingers over Haiti – Duvalier vs. Aristide
Ben Terrall - CounterPunch
October 20th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Baby Doc Is Dead but His Shadow Lingers over Haiti – Duvalier vs. Aristide)
Latin America’s ‘Made in USA’ 2014 Recession
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 13th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Latin America’s ‘Made in USA’ 2014 Recession)
Duvalier: Dead but Not Gone
Charlie Hinton – Haiti Action Committee
October 13th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Duvalier: Dead but Not Gone)
In the Medical Response to Ebola, Cuba Is Punching Far Above Its Weight
Adam Taylor – The Washington Post
October 13th, 2014 ( Comments Off on In the Medical Response to Ebola, Cuba Is Punching Far Above Its Weight)
Argentina and Wall Street’s Vulture Funds: “Economic Terrorism” and the Western Financial System
Peter Koenig - Global Research
October 13th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Argentina and Wall Street’s Vulture Funds: “Economic Terrorism” and the Western Financial System)
Hard Choices: Hillary Clinton Admits Role in Honduran Coup Aftermath
Mark Weisbrot – Al Jazeera America
October 6th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Hard Choices: Hillary Clinton Admits Role in Honduran Coup Aftermath)
Uruguay’s Legalization of Marijuana Makes Sense in a Senseless Drug War
Benjamin Dangl, TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 29th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Uruguay’s Legalization of Marijuana Makes Sense in a Senseless Drug War)
Until the Rulers Obey: Learning from Latin America’s Social Movements
Clifton Ross and Marcy Rein – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 29th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Until the Rulers Obey: Learning from Latin America’s Social Movements)
Argentina v. the Hedge Funds
Andrés Cala – Consortium News
September 29th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Argentina v. the Hedge Funds)
El Salvador: Total Ban on Abortion is Killing Women and Girls and Condemning Others to Decades Behind Bars
Amnesty International – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 29th, 2014 ( Comments Off on El Salvador: Total Ban on Abortion is Killing Women and Girls and Condemning Others to Decades Behind Bars)
The Fight to Keep Toxic Mining—and the World Bank—Out of El Salvador
Diana Anahi Torres-Valverde – Foreign Policy In Focus
September 29th, 2014 ( Comments Off on The Fight to Keep Toxic Mining—and the World Bank—Out of El Salvador)
José Mujica: Is This the World’s Most Radical President?
Giles Tremlett – The Guardian
September 29th, 2014 ( Comments Off on José Mujica: Is This the World’s Most Radical President?)
High Time to Build a Movement of Solidarity to End UN Occupation of Haiti
Ajamu Nangwaya – Pambazuka News
September 22nd, 2014 ( Comments Off on High Time to Build a Movement of Solidarity to End UN Occupation of Haiti)
Crushing Debt: Argentina in the Shadow of the Vultures
Emiliano Gullo – CounterPunch
September 8th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Crushing Debt: Argentina in the Shadow of the Vultures)
Meet the Company Suing El Salvador for the Right to Poison Its Water
Robin Broad and John Cavanagh – Foreign Policy In Focus
September 8th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Meet the Company Suing El Salvador for the Right to Poison Its Water)
Argentina Is “in the Mood of Tango”
TRT – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 25th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Argentina Is “in the Mood of Tango”)
Cuba Sees Its Future in Mariel Port, Hand in Hand with Brazil
Patricia Grogg, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 25th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Cuba Sees Its Future in Mariel Port, Hand in Hand with Brazil)
Why Latin American Leaders Are Standing Up to Israel
Laura Carlsen – Al Jazeera America
August 18th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Why Latin American Leaders Are Standing Up to Israel)
Latin America Closes Ranks in Solidarity with the People of Gaza
Humberto Márquez, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 11th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Latin America Closes Ranks in Solidarity with the People of Gaza)
Gaza Operation Sparks Latin American Rebuke
The Star – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 4th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Gaza Operation Sparks Latin American Rebuke)
Bolivia Declares Israel ‘Terrorist State’, Scraps Visa Exemption Agreement
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 4th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Bolivia Declares Israel ‘Terrorist State’, Scraps Visa Exemption Agreement)
Argentina Must Not Follow NY Court’s Dictated Path to Bankruptcy
Peter Koenig – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 4th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Argentina Must Not Follow NY Court’s Dictated Path to Bankruptcy)
Bolivia Makes Child Labor Legal from Age 10
The Associated Press – Al Jazeera America
July 21st, 2014 ( Comments Off on Bolivia Makes Child Labor Legal from Age 10)
Risky Business – Mexico’s Oil Privatization Scheme
Laura Carlsen - CounterPunch
July 14th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Risky Business – Mexico’s Oil Privatization Scheme)
Remember Haiti?
Human Wrongs Watch – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 14th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Remember Haiti?)
Problems Inspire Ingenious Solutions in Peruvian Amazon Town
Milagros Salazar, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Problems Inspire Ingenious Solutions in Peruvian Amazon Town)
OAS Declares Solidarity with Argentina in U.S. Hedge Fund Dispute
Ewan Robertson – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 ( Comments Off on OAS Declares Solidarity with Argentina in U.S. Hedge Fund Dispute)
UNREDACTED: Declassified Documents Given by Biden to Rousseff Detail Secret Dictatorship-Era Executions, “Psychophysical” Torture in Brazil
Peter Kornbluh, National Security Archive – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 7th, 2014 ( Comments Off on UNREDACTED: Declassified Documents Given by Biden to Rousseff Detail Secret Dictatorship-Era Executions, “Psychophysical” Torture in Brazil)
South America Rejects US Sanctions on Venezuela
Associated Press – ABC News
May 26th, 2014 ( Comments Off on South America Rejects US Sanctions on Venezuela)
Chevron Uses Deep Pockets to Win Ecuador Legal Battle
Lauren Carasik – Al Jazeera America
May 19th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Chevron Uses Deep Pockets to Win Ecuador Legal Battle)
10 Reasons to Love Uruguay’s President José Mujica
Medea Benjamin – Huffington Post
May 19th, 2014 ( Comments Off on 10 Reasons to Love Uruguay’s President José Mujica)
Dignity: A Compelling Notion for Chile
William Alexander Yankes - The Santiago Times
May 12th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Dignity: A Compelling Notion for Chile)
Latin America: Class Struggle from Above and Below
Prof. James Petras – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 5th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Latin America: Class Struggle from Above and Below)
Much Different from What You’ve Heard – The Story of Venezuela’s Protests
Mark Weisbrot - CounterPunch
May 5th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Much Different from What You’ve Heard – The Story of Venezuela’s Protests)
Reagan Redux – Honduras: Gangsters’ Paradise
Nick Alexandrov - CounterPunch
April 28th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Reagan Redux – Honduras: Gangsters’ Paradise)
Venezuela: A Call for Peace
Nicolás Maduro – International New York Times
April 7th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Venezuela: A Call for Peace)
Brazil Marks 50 Years since US-Backed Coup
Bill Van Auken, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 7th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Brazil Marks 50 Years since US-Backed Coup)
Europe’s Sin: Caribbean States Call for Slavery Reparations
Samiha Shafy – Der Spiegel
March 24th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Europe’s Sin: Caribbean States Call for Slavery Reparations)
Argentina Accuses US, UK of Hypocrisy over Crimea
Thomas Adamson, AP – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Argentina Accuses US, UK of Hypocrisy over Crimea)
US Proxy Terror War on Venezuela
Prof. James Petras – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 ( 1 Comment »)
Whose Revolution Gets Televised?
Christian Tym – New Matilda
March 24th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Whose Revolution Gets Televised?)
The Truth about Venezuela: A Revolt of the Well-Off, Not a ‘Terror Campaign’
Mark Weisbrot – The Guardian
March 24th, 2014 ( Comments Off on The Truth about Venezuela: A Revolt of the Well-Off, Not a ‘Terror Campaign’)
The Caribbean People Have a Legitimate Claim for Slavery Reparations
Cecily Jones – The Guardian
March 24th, 2014 ( Comments Off on The Caribbean People Have a Legitimate Claim for Slavery Reparations)
People Over Profit: Why These Two Small Countries Stood Up to Big Mining
Robin Broad, John Cavanagh – YES! Magazine
March 17th, 2014 ( Comments Off on People Over Profit: Why These Two Small Countries Stood Up to Big Mining)
Haiti/Honduras: Same System, Different Players*
Charlie Hinton – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 17th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Haiti/Honduras: Same System, Different Players*)
Hugo Chavez: A Giant under the Moon
Eva Golinger - CounterPunch
March 10th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Hugo Chavez: A Giant under the Moon)
The Other Story of Venezuela’s Riots
Antonio Castillo – New Matilda
March 3rd, 2014 ( Comments Off on The Other Story of Venezuela’s Riots)
US Support for Regime Change in Venezuela Is a Mistake
Mark Weisbrot – The Guardian
February 24th, 2014 ( Comments Off on US Support for Regime Change in Venezuela Is a Mistake)
French Scholar Denounces Coup Attempt in Venezuela
Prensa Latina – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 24th, 2014 ( Comments Off on French Scholar Denounces Coup Attempt in Venezuela)
Soon, the Battle for Venezuela
Andre Vltchek – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 24th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Soon, the Battle for Venezuela)
Rise of the Anti-Government Flash Mobs: First Ukraine, Now Venezuela
Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya - Global Research
February 24th, 2014 ( 1 Comment »)
Four Latin American Countries Agree $85 bn Free-Trade Deal
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 17th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Four Latin American Countries Agree $85 bn Free-Trade Deal)
The Salvadorian Elections and Beijing’s Rising Star in Central America
Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya - Global Research
February 17th, 2014 ( Comments Off on The Salvadorian Elections and Beijing’s Rising Star in Central America)
How the UN Can Ignore 8,000 Deaths in Haiti
Nathalie Baptiste – Foreign Policy In Focus
February 10th, 2014 ( Comments Off on How the UN Can Ignore 8,000 Deaths in Haiti)
War on the Poor in Honduras: Social Control, Gangs and the US’s Role in Remilitarizing Central America
Dawn Paley – Toward Freedom
February 10th, 2014 ( Comments Off on War on the Poor in Honduras: Social Control, Gangs and the US’s Role in Remilitarizing Central America)
Latin American, Caribbean Leaders Declare Region ‘Zone of Peace’ as Summit Wraps Up in Havana
Peter Orsi, AP – The Windsor Star
February 3rd, 2014 ( Comments Off on Latin American, Caribbean Leaders Declare Region ‘Zone of Peace’ as Summit Wraps Up in Havana)
Official Text: Proclamation of Latin America and Caribbean as a Zone of Peace
CELAC – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 3rd, 2014 ( Comments Off on Official Text: Proclamation of Latin America and Caribbean as a Zone of Peace)
Haiti: Billions in Aid, Pennies in Progress since Earthquake
Nathalie Baptiste – Foreign Policy In Focus
February 3rd, 2014 ( Comments Off on Haiti: Billions in Aid, Pennies in Progress since Earthquake)
Latin America Is Being Transformed by a Vision of Post-Human Rights
Oscar Guardiola-Rivera – The Guardian
January 27th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Latin America Is Being Transformed by a Vision of Post-Human Rights)
Cuba Will Propose CELAC to Declare Latin America a Peace Zone
Cuban News Agency – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 27th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Cuba Will Propose CELAC to Declare Latin America a Peace Zone)
Haiti: Four Years On From the Quake
Ama Biney – Pambazuka News
January 20th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Haiti: Four Years On From the Quake)
Honduras: Audit Slams World Bank Agency
Kate Woodsome – Al Jazeera
January 20th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Honduras: Audit Slams World Bank Agency)
10 Steps to Dictatorship in Haiti
Charlie Hinton - CounterPunch
December 23rd, 2013 ( Comments Off on 10 Steps to Dictatorship in Haiti)
Uruguay Becomes First Country to Legalize Marijuana Trade
Malena Castaldi and Felipe Llambias, Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 16th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Uruguay Becomes First Country to Legalize Marijuana Trade)
Uruguay’s President Rips Into U.N. Official Over Marijuana Law: ‘Stop Lying’
Roque Planas - The Huffington Post
December 16th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Uruguay’s President Rips Into U.N. Official Over Marijuana Law: ‘Stop Lying’)
Uruguay’s President José Mujica: No Palace, No Motorcade, No Frills
Jonathan Watts – The Guardian
December 16th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Uruguay’s President José Mujica: No Palace, No Motorcade, No Frills)