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Colombia: Will the Government Yield?

By Angel Guerra on May 5, 2021

Photo: Casa de Las Americas

They are killing us! The cry comes from the people, millions who are rebelling against Uribism, which is the cruelest form of neoliberalism in our America. The protest against the tax reform is entering its seventh day even though the government has said it is withdrawing it. Meanwhile it pushes further, the abuses being committed in its war against the people at the insistence of the oligarchy with the approval of the empire, which has turned Colombia into the second most unequal country in the region, where, in spite of the peace agreements, massacres and murders are daily bread. (more…)

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…)

46 Years After the Great Victory: Ho Chi Minh and the Role of the Vietnamese Communist Party

By Carlos Aznarez on April 30, 2021

Ho Chi Minh

Vietnam has always been a hard nut to crack for imperialism that attempted to carve out its territory. Before the Americans, it was the French, who in the mid-19th century had undertaken the conquest of the country, and met with a heroic resistance that “once and a thousand times made us retreat in our attempts”, as one of the military chiefs in Paris later explained. (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

Photo: Protests.media

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…)

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