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Diego Maradona: Comrade of the Global South

By Dave Zirin on November 26, 2020

The world mourns today the passing of Diego Maradona, the soccer god and revolutionary from Argentina whose play inspired all manner of poetry and prose. (more…)

Biden in the Face of a Latin-Caribbean Uprising

By Ángel Guerra Cabrera on November 26, 2020

Photo: Epa/Efe

The detonator of the recent social explosion in Guatemala was the energetic popular rejection of the largest budget in its history, (more…)

US Intervenes as Venezuela Prepares for High Stakes Election

By Roger D. Harris on November 25, 2020

Justice and Peace for the people of Chavez, Photo: Bill Hackwell

The US finally appointed an ambassador to Venezuela after a decade hiatus and in the runup to the Venezuelan National Assembly elections. (more…)

Guatemala: The Voices They Don’t Want to Hear; the Debts They Don’t Want to Pay

By Andrés Cabanas on November 23, 2020

Photo: Prensa Libre: Érick Ávila

2020 is not 2015. We knew this chronologically and now we know it politically and socially as well. (more…)

Diego Maradona always Knew How to Distinguish the Scoundrels and Appreciate the Worthy

By Adrian Paenza, November 25, 2020

Now we can’t do anything else. That’s it.

Maradona was already a myth while he was alive. (more…)

Guatemala: Why Do Social Protests Culminate in a Blind Spot?

By Ollantay Itzamná on November 24, 2020

Photo: David Toro, Prensa Comunitaria

On the eve of initiating national celebrations for its bicentennial, Guatemala is once again in the international news as a result (more…)

Fidel: A Necessary Presence

By Elson Concepción Pérez on November 24, 2020

 Photo: Juvenal Balán

On the fourth anniversary of the passing of Fidel Castro November 25, his work, example, and words are as alive as (more…)

Bolsonaro Marginalizes Brazil from the World

 By Emir Sader on November 23, 2020

Photo: Bruno Rocha/Fotoarena

Bolsonaro has made his world debut without Trump. And in the worst possible way. If his absurd statements (more…)

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