Nicolás Maduro Assumes His Second Term as President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

January 10, 2019

The president of the Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ), Maikel Moreno, swore in the constitutional president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, on Thursday. (more…)

Venezuela Describes a “Triumph of Peace” After the Retraction of 10 of the 12 Countries of the Lima Group

January 12, 2019

On Saturday, Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza described the retraction of ten of the twelve countries that signed the reactionary declaration of the Lima Group against Venezuela  as a “triumph of Peace”, resorting to the call by Nicolás Maduro, (more…)

U.S. Premier of Cuban Women in Revolution Opens in San Francisco

By Resumen Latinoamericano, North American Bureau on January 13, 2019

San Francisco audience, Photo: Bill Hackwell

Last night a full house at the Eric Quesada Center for Culture and Politics, in the Mission District of San Francisco, saw the first viewing in the U.S. of the new film by the Argentinian movie producer Maria Torrellas, Cuban Women in Revolution(more…)

Referendum: A Democratic Exercise

January 9, 2019

Photo: Prensa Miraflores

On February 24, the Cuban people, exercising their sovereignty, will decide on one of the most important issues for the country: the approval in a popular referendum of the new Constitution. (more…)

Indigenous Peoples React to the Racist Attacks by the New Government

By Elaine Tavares on January 12, 2019

Photo: Bill Hackwell

The Bolsonaro government’s racist attacks on indigenous peoples, the administrative change in the Agricultural portfolio, and responsibility for the demarcation of original lands are already provoking an immediate reaction from the organized and autonomous communities that survive and struggle in the national territory. (more…)

People Across Canada Protest Oil Pipeline Construction on Indigenous Lands

January 9, 2019

Photo: Mike Hudema

In yet another case of a stand-off between an oil pipeline and First Nation communities, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) violently evicted activists and arrested 14 to make way for a 670-km long pipeline. Indigenous activists have been fighting a long-drawn legal battle to prevent the pipeline, (more…)

Birmingham Institute Cancels Human Rights Award for Angela Davis Over her Palestine Activism

January 6, 2019

The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute canceled its prestigious human rights award for Angela Davis following outcry from “concerned individuals and organizations.” Davis, the Black revolutionary feminist icon, grew up in Birmingham under the Jim Crow apartheid regime. (more…)

Dramatic New Development in the Case of Political Prisoner, Mumia Abu Jamal

By Noelle Hanrahan on January 11, 2019

Boxes of unknown material, stored for years, linked to the case, have been found!

In a stunning turn of events, on Dec. 28th six previously undisclosed boxes of files labeled Mumia were “discovered” in an abandoned furniture closet at the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office on 3 South Penn Square. (more…)

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