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Mexico on the Eve of AMLO: “So Far from God and So Close to the United States”

By Roger D. Harris on November 30, 2018

Photo: Bill Hackwell

The full quote by Porfirio Díaz is: “Poor Mexico, so far from God and so close to the United States.” (more…)

Frei Betto: “The Latin American Left must Think why the Poorest People no Longer Support us so Much”

November 29, 2018

The life of the Brazilian friar and theologian Frei Betto is marked by milestones of all colors and shapes from the day he was born, 74 years ago, in the Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte. (more…)

Thank you, Cuban Doctors

By Fernando Morais on November 28, 2018

Cuban doctor in Brazil, photo: Araquem Alcantara

About 40 years ago, in 1977 or so, I was doing an interview in Africa, on the Mauritanian border, on my way to the Saharawi Republic, and at one of the stops I heard a group of people in a village, next to a small oasis. (more…)

Thousands Protest “G20 Circus” in Argentina

By Amy Booth on Nov 30, 2018

Hundreds of thousands of anti-capitalist and other protesters marched against the G20 summit through the Argentine capital Buenos Aires on Friday. (more…)

Diaz-Canel’s Eurasian Tour

By Ángel Guerra Cabrera on November 22, 2018

Cuban President Diaz Canel with Chinese President Xi Jinping

China welcomed Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel with open arms. In Shanghai he began his visit with a tour of the International Exports Fair. (more…)

Sentence of the Berta Cáceres Case Finds Proof of Criminal Structure Behind her Murder

November 30, 2018

Photo: Tony Sierra

Yesterday, Court I of the Judgment Court issued a sentence in the first trial in the case of the murder Berta Cáceres Flores which found Sergio Rodríguez, (more…)

Escape from Fear

By Beth Geglia on October 21, 2018

Photo: AFP

I remember sitting across the table from my friend Pavel in a coffee shop in the Honduran capital Tegucigalpa in 2014. The conversation was casual and frank, (more…)

“Members of Migrant Caravan Are Fleeing from Misery & Horrors Created by the U.S.”

By Nermeen Shaikh on November 22, 2018

Photo: Marvin Recinos

Days after a federal judge in California temporarily halted Trump’s asylum ban, we revisit our conversation with world-renowned professor, linguist and dissident Noam Chomsky about U.S. foreign policy in Central America. (more…)

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