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Bukele’s New Blow to El Salvador’s Justice System

By Alejandra Garcia on May 6, 2021

Photo: EFE

President Nayib Bukele has once again made a move against El Salvador’s democracy. Last Saturday, two months after the country´s parliamentary elections, the pro-Bukele majority in Congress was sworn in. Instead of trying to tackle the serious problems affecting the country, the new lawmakers, almost all from the ruling New Ideas Party, turned directly against the Supreme Court and the Attorney General’s Office of El Salvador. (more…)

The US: The First 100 Days of Joe Biden

By Geraldina Colotti on May 4, 2021

In the first hundred days of the Biden administration, international media saw the emergence of a “new New Deal” reminiscent of the style of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who governed during four terms as president from 1933 to 1945, when he died suddenly.  Ever since the days of Roosevelt, people in the U.S. have considered the first hundred days as a sort of entrance exam to evaluate the credibility of new administrations. (more…)

Goebbels Is Alive in Nicaragua: Relentless US conspiracy against Nicaragua by Using Fake Narratives and Instituting Terror

By S. Brian Willson, April 26, 2021

Daniel Ortega, Photo: Jairo Cajina

“A lie told once remains a lie, but a lie told a thousand times becomes the truth.” Joseph Goebbels, Hitler’s Propaganda Minister, 1933-1945.

President Ortega is a dictator!  President Ortega is a dictator!  President Ortega is a dictator! Say it over and over, and it becomes accepted truth with absolutely no evidence whatsoever. Welcome to the post-truth world – a Goebbels’ world. (more…)

Militants of Chaos

By Carola Chavez  on May 2, 2021

Iván Simonovis and Carlos Vecchio, members of the Guaido clan

After millions of attempts to overthrow Chavismo have failed, it is now the turn of the Colombian paramilitaries and their local franchises.  To create chaos, explains Ivan Simonovis in a video, choked with sadism, like a Batman villain, where he tells his secret plan like chickens before hatching, celebrating a victory that will never come. (more…)

Cuba Set to Start its Immunization Campaign with Homegrown Vaccines

By Alejandra Garcia on May 3, 2021

photo: BioCubaFarma

At the beginning of the year, Cuba set out to immunize its population in record time with its own vaccines. This month, it will begin to fulfill that dream. The Health Ministry is already arranging the final details in its medical points network to start the first stage of mass immunization with the Abdala and Soberana 02 vaccines in Havana. (more…)

Colombia: Looking South

By Angel Guerra Cabrera on May 2, 2021


On April 28 there was a national strike and march in rejection of President Iván Duque’s tax reform and a health reform bill that seeks to deepen the failed model of privatization established in the health system. (more…)

Government Report Documents US Responsibility for Venezuela’s Humanitarian Dilemma

By Roger D. Harris on May 1, 2021

Photo: Lucas Kroener

Venezuela was once one of the most prosperous countries in Latin America. The popular classes enjoyed major advances from the Bolivarian Revolution initiated by Hugo Chávez. Today Venezuela is experiencing an unprecedented economic crisis with severe humanitarian consequences. (more…)

The Importance of Being in the Plaza of the Revolution on May 1

By Alicia Jrapko and Bill Hackwell on May 1, 2021

Photo: Bill Hackwell, May 1, 2006

There is nothing quite like celebrating May 1 in the Plaza of the Revolution with the people of Cuba. It merges honoring the workers of the world with the Cuban Revolution in a unique and resounding way because the setting is in a  society that puts the health and welfare of the workers ahead of all else. A place where there is no corporate royalty, no greedy Wall Street gangsters. (more…)

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