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Letter from Lula: “Now Haddad will be Lula for Millions of Brazilians”

By Brasil de Fato on September 12, 2018 by

Lula and Fernando Haddad, Photo: Ricardo Stuckert

“If they wish to silence our voices and defeat our project for the country, they are fooling themselves. We are still alive, in the hearts and memories of the people. (more…)

Once Again the U.S. Prevents Progressive Journalist from Boarding a Plane

By Graciela Ramírez Cruz on September 9, 2018

Hernando Calvo Ospina

Today our friend and colleague Hernando Calvo Ospina was scheduled to arrive in Havana to continue with the research for his documentary about the attack on the French cargo ship La Coubre in Havana harbor on March 4, 1960 that killed more than 100 people. (more…)

Massive Prisoners’ Strike in US Continues Amid Bids to Suppress it

By Pavan Kulkarni on September 1, 2018

The prisoners’ strike launched in the US on August 21 might have expanded beyond the 17 States where the action was originally planned. This was revealed by Amani Sawari, a member of Jailhouse Lawyers Speak (JLS) (more…)

Aretha Franklin, Soulful Symbol of Civil Rights and Feminism, Has Died

Aretha Franklin’s “Respect” is widely regarded as an anthem of the civil rights movement, in which the iconic soul singer, who has died aged 76, was herself an important figure. (more…)

Ivan Duque Assumes the Presidency of Colombia Under the Shadow of Uribe

By Valentina Jofré on August 6, 2018

Iván Duque, with his partner Marta Lucía Ramírez and Álvaro Uribe, photo: EFE

Colombia will now have a new president. After being elected in the second round of the presidential elections on June 17, with nearly 10 million votes, Iván Duque (more…)

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