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Chile: The Piñera Papers

By Francisco Herreros on October 7, 2021

Piñera, awash in money

The Pandora Papers is among the largest international collaborative journalistic investigations of all time, with the participation of 151 media from 117 countries and more than 600 journalists, who analyzed 11.9 million documents (more…)

Cuba’s Open Wound from the Terrorist Attack In Barbados

By Alejandra Garcia on October 10, 2021, from Havana

Families of the victims of the terrorist bombing of Cubana airliner. photo: Bill Hackwell

Photojournalist Jorge Oller immortalized with his camera one of the saddest days in the history of Cuba. (more…)

Venezuelan Victims of Xenophobic Attacks Return from Chile

By José Luis Granados Ceja on October 7, 2021

Venezuelan woman waits to board a plane that will return her home. photo: MPPRE

A group of 200 Venezuelans have returned to their homeland with the assistance of the government of Nicolás Maduro following a widely condemned xenophobic attack in Chile. (more…)

Cuban President Remembers Che: “Let Us be the Nightmare of Those Who Seek to Take Away Our Dreams”

October 8, 2021.

Che Vive, photo: Bill Hackwell

Today through a series of tweets, Cuban President, Miguel Díaz-Canel, linked the ideas of Che Guevara with the circumstances facing Cuba today. (more…)

The Pandora Papers Confirm Our Veins Are Still Wide Open

By Alejandra Garcia on October 7, 2021 from Havana

In 1971, Uruguayan political scientist and author Eduardo Galeano read the pulse of Latin American reality well with his lapidary phrase: “The world is divided above all between the unworthy and the indignant, and everyone knows which side they want to or can be on”. This he wrote in his book, The Open Veins of Latin America, which I leaf through today, 50 years later (more…)

The 21st Century Left is Anti-Neoliberal

By Emir Sader on October 5, 2021

Out with Bolsonaro! photo: Elineudo Meira

Brazil today lives two levels of struggle at once. The first revolves around ending the Bolsonaro presidency and is a democratic struggle to which all those who today are against him belong – regardless of their positions in the past nor the degree of responsibility they had for Bolsonaro’s rise (more…)

Cuba: Action, Reflection, and Self-Critique

By Angel Guerra Cabrera on October 7, 2021

‘The Changes in Cuba are for More Socialism’ photo: Bill Hackwell

Roughly three months ago, on July 11th, the hegemonic media predicted the end of the Cuban Revolution, supposedly overwhelmed by “peaceful” popular protests. In truth, what really happened that day was the withering defeat by the Cuban people of a counterrevolutionary plan that took the United States years of preparation (more…)

Can CELAC End the OAS? Part 2

By José Steinsleger on October 6, 2021

photo: Mexico gov.

The relaunch of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) [6th Summit, Mexico City, September 18, 2021] after four years of inactivity was possible thanks to the will of a small group of heads of state interested in articulating a continental bloc of integration and cooperation without the United States and Canada (more…)

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