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Julian Assange Interviews President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa
World  (tags: Julian Assange, President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, World Tomorrow, interview, petition, Latin America, national debt )

- 1115 days ago -
Taking office in 2007, he has taken unprecedented moves to revolutionize the Latin American country. In 2008, he declared Ecuador's national debt illegitimate. His defiant stance led to a favourable renegotiation of Ecuador's repayment terms.
Argentine Mothers Mark 35 Years Marching for Justice
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news, Latin America, missing persons, politics, humanrights )

- 1187 days ago -
Human rights groups estimate that more than 30,000 people were kidnapped and murdered during this time by extremist right-wing groups or the military government that seized power in a coup in 1976.
What Does It Mean to Be a Leftist in Latin America?
World  (tags: world, politics, interesting, Latin america, freedoms, conflict, government, GoodNews )

- 1533 days ago -
It's hard to identify common policies or even a common ideology among many Latin American leftists.
EL SALVADOR: Women at the Forefront of Grassroots Organizing
World  (tags: world, goodnews, Latin AMerica, women's rights, women'sactivism, activissts, politics, news )

- 1621 days ago -
Women are playing a leading role in a powerful social movement addressing natural resource protection, adaptation to climate change, and corporate accountability in this coastal village in El Salvador.
2 Miners Found Dead After Ecuador Tunnel Collapse
World  (tags: Ecuador, world, miners, mine collapse, mine rescue, South America, Latin America )

- 1750 days ago -
Search teams found the bodies of two miners Saturday and were still looking for two other men missing since a tunnel collapsed 490 feet (150 meters) underground the previous day.
SEEKING JUSTICE: Ex-Guatemala President to Be Tried in U.S.
World  (tags: world, law, ethics, crime, justice, news, Latin America )

- 1962 days ago -
Wednesday night, a panel of judges approved Portillo's extradition to the U.S. on charges that he laundered tens of millions of dollars that he had embezzled while he was President, including $2.5 million in donations from the Taiwanese government that wa
How Credible Is Human Rights Watch on Cuba?
World  (tags: Cuba, Latin America, revolution, egalitarianism, egalitarian, equality, HumanRights, humanrights, democracy, socialism, capitalism, corporations, HRW, Human Rights Watch, propaganda, dishonesty, lies, imperialism, U.S. imperialism, CIA, terrorism )

- 1977 days ago -
"Human Rights Watch" gets most of its funds from US foundations, which are funded by huge US corporations. Those foundations often tie their contributions to particular projects. Most people on the "Human Rights Watch" board are bosses of corporations.
Venezuela Declares Commitment to Peace & Dialogue, Prepares Defense of Natural Resources
World  (tags: Latin America, democracy, Venezuela, socialism, capitalism, Colombia, usa, dishonesty, propaganda, u.s., troops, military, bases, military bases, U.S. bases, US bases, imperialism, US imperialism, U.S. imperialism, neocolonialism, Neo-colonialism )

- 2079 days ago -
Communications Minister Blanca Eekhout said the U.S. seeks to provoke a war between Colombia & Venezuela to disrupt the current process of economic & political unity by Venezuela & other independent govts. 1,000s marched against US-Colombia military deal.
Colombia-Venezuela: The Threat of Imperialist War Looms in the Americas
World  (tags: Latin America, democracy, Venezuela, socialism, capitalism, Colombia, usa, u.s., troops, military, bases, military bases, U.S. bases, US bases, imperialism, US imperialism, U.S. imperialism, neocolonialism, Neo-colonialism, dishonesty, propaganda )

- 2087 days ago -
To regain control of its "backyard," the U.S. is increasingly intervening in Latin America: U.S. support for the recent military coup in Honduras, destabilisation of Bolivia, Venezuela, Ecuador & Paraguay, & a massive U.S. military build up in the region.
Chavez Says Venezuela Will Defend Itself Against Colombian-U.S. Aggression
World  (tags: Latin America, democracy, Venezuela, socialism, capitalism, Colombia, usa, u.s., troops, military, bases, military bases, U.S. bases, US bases, imperialism, US imperialism, U.S. imperialism, neocolonialism, Neo-colonialism, dishonesty, propaganda )

- 2087 days ago -
Official U.S. documents say a new deal with Colombia will allow the U.S. to fight "anti-US governments" in South America. Chavez responded: "Don't make the mistake, President Obama, of ordering an overt aggression against Venezuela utilizing Colombia."
Venezuelan President Strengthens Relations With Libya, Algeria, and Syria on Tour
World  (tags: Venezuela, solidarity, international solidarity, anti-imperialism, global south, south-south cooperation, Latin America, South America, UNASUR, Union of South American Nations, Africa, African Union, Libya, Algeria, Syria, u.s., usa, US bases, troops )

- 2155 days ago -
President Hugo Chavez compared the African Union's disapproval of the USA's military operations on the African continent through AFRICOM to the rejection of the increased U.S. military presence in Colombia by UNASUR (the Union of South American Nations).
Spiegel Interview With Honduras President Manuel Zelaya
World  (tags: Honduras, Zelaya, President Zelaya, Chavez, UnitedNations, Venezuela, Latin America, OAS, u.s., usa, cover-up, coup, coup d'etat, military, bourgeoisie, capitalism, proletariat, working class, workers, constitution, referendum, democracy, fascism )

- 2189 days ago -
"The military in Honduras has only 7,000 men. If we were to take up arms, we would quickly drive away those few soldiers. But we want to unseat the regime in a peaceful and honorable way..There should be [a trial of the coupmakers] to discourage copycats"
At Stake Are More Than Banks
World  (tags: world, Africa, Asia, Latin America, economy, rich, entitlemen, plutocrats, corporations, business, bailouts, poor, greed, poverty, g-20, leaders, famine, floods, starvation, women, children, hunger, mortality, suffering, death )

- 2312 days ago -
The 500 richest people in the world earned more than the 416 million poorest people. The first group bears responsibility for the global economic mess but will be just fine; the latter group has no responsibility and will suffer the worst consequences.
El Salvador Left Poised for Election Victory
World  (tags: El Salvador, Latin America, socialism, capitalism, elections, HumanRights, poverty, equality, imperialism, national liberation )

- 2343 days ago -
In less than 3 weeks, millions will mobilize to vote for El Salvador's next president. Many believe that the results of the March 15 election will open a new progressive chapter in the country's violent history, long dominated by capitalist exploitation.
Latin American Leaders Just Say 'No' to U.S. Drug War
World  (tags: Latin America, War on Drugs, freedom, democracy, pot, marijuana, government, humanrights, politics, world, humans, culture, society, rights, crime, police )

- 2349 days ago -
Latin American Commission calls U.S. "war on drugs" a failure, says treat addicts as patients in the public health system; evaluate decriminalisation of cannabis possession for personal use; and reduce consumption through youth public education campaigns.

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