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To Fight like Marielle is to not Lose Hope in Brazil

By Monica Benicio on March 14, 2019

Monica Benicio and her wife Marielle Franco

The wife of Marielle Franco remembers the murders of the Brazilian councilwoman and her driver Anderson Gomes a year after the crime. (more…)

A Letter to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights; Michelle Bachelet

 By Pasqualina Curcio on March 18, 2019

In 1972, at the United Nations, Salvador Allende said “it is even more painful to have to come here to this rostrum to proclaim the fact that my country is the victim of grave aggression. Imperialism and its cruelty have a long and ominous history in Latin America. (more…)

The U.S. Pressures Venezuela

By Marco Teruggi on March 20, 2019, from Caracas

Eliot Abrams, convicted felon, terrorist and currently Trump’s special envoy to Latin America

Talking about Venezuela, Donald Trump repeated in Washington the already classic “all options are on the table.” Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro was by his side and said “it was necessary to free Venezuela” (more…)

Goodbye, Guaidó

By Angel Guerra Cabrera on March 14, 2019

The aggression of foreign powers gives revolutionary people the opportunity to raise their political consciousness and self-esteem, increase their willingness and culture of resistance and test their ability to defeat powerful enemies. (more…)

Pompeo Lies: They Didn’t Leave; They Were Expelled

By Carlos Aznarez, March 12, 2019

Undeniably the coup staff orchestrated in Washington is hysterical because things haven’t been turning out the way they had planned. They failed on February 23, with the excuse of bringing “humanitarian aid” (more…)

US Regime Change Blueprint Proposed Venezuelan Electricity Blackouts as ‘Watershed Event’ for ‘Galvanizing Public Unrest’

By Max Blumenthal on March 11, 2019

A September 2010 memo by a US-funded soft power organization that helped train Venezuelan coup leader Juan Guaido and his allies identifies the potential collapse of the country’s electrical sector as “a watershed event” (more…)

Truth Comes to Light; No “Sonic Attack” in Cuba

By Graciela Ramírez on March 15, 2019

Press conference; there is no scientific evidence of sonic attacks. Photo: Yaimi Ravelo

In a press conference held at the International Press Center (CPI) Carlos Fernández de Cossio, General Director for U.S. Affairs at the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs, revealed details of the scientific multidisciplinary research conducted at the highest level for the last two years. (more…)

Moreno Deals a Blow to UNASUR

By Juan Manuel Karg on March 15, 2019

Statue of Nestor Kirshner in front of UNASUR building, Quito

Lenin Moreno’s Ecuador has asked for the definitive exit from the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR), the South American regional organization created in 2008 in Brazil to counter U.S. sway in the region. (more…)

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