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A History of How Cuba’s Anti-Viral Medicine is Being Used in China

By Rosa Miriam Elizalde on February 20, 2020

Rep. Mickey Leland on a world hunger delegation to Africa, 1980

Cuba’s antiviral Recombinant Interferon Alpha 2B (IFNrec) is among the medicines chosen by China to treat the coronavirus, the disease that has already caused at least 1,800 deaths in that country. (more…)

Bloomberg Surrogate was PR Guru for Brazil’s Extreme-Right Leader Bolsonaro

By Ben Norton on February 19, 2020

A Michael Bloomberg surrogate pumping up the billionaire’s 2020 campaign for president also helped to elect Brazil’s extreme-right leader, Jair Bolsonaro, (more…)

Four Months After the Revolt in Chile: Repression, Resistance and Struggle Continues

By Carlos Aznárez on February 18, 2020

They have not been able to cope with this stubborn and brave people who for four months have not only gone out into the squares by the thousands but have also changed their names to (more…)

Mistrial Declared in Kafkaesque D.C. Trial of Venezuela Embassy Protectors

By Alan Macleod on February 14, 2020

The word “Kafkaesque” is thrown around liberally in the modern era, often without warrant. “The Trial,” a 1925 novel written by Bohemian writer Franz Kafka, tells the story of Josef K., (more…)

Venezuela Denounces the U.S. Government before the International Criminal Court for Crimes against Humanity

February 13, 2020

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Jorge Arreaza, held a press conference from The Hague, Netherlands, after filing a complaint with the (more…)

El Salvador: The Right-Wing’s Dislike for Democracy

By Angel Guerra Cabrera on February 13, 2020

The assault on El Salvador’s Legislative Assembly on February 9 by President Nayib Bukele, heading military troops, was an attempted self-coup, frustrated for now. (more…)

Haiti Ten Years after the Earthquake

February 10, 2020

Photo: Carlos Barria

January 12 marked 10 years since the 2010 earthquake in Haiti that killed more than 300,000 people and left an estimated 1.3 million more homeless. (more…)

Guaido is Back in Venezuela, Now What?

By Marco Teruggi on February 12, 2020

Guiado gets an unceremonious reception on his return to Caracas

Opposition leader Juan Guaido is back in Venezuela after a three-week international tour that took him to Colombia, Europe and the United States. (more…)

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