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Social Movements of ALBA : International Solidarity as a Priority to Confront the Empire

By Carlos Aznárez on November 12, 2017

Photo: Resumen Latinoamericano

With the presence of 15 countries of the Latin American and Caribbean continent, the Political Coordination of Social Movements of ALBA met in Panama with the objective of making a balance of the struggle carried on by the peoples during 2017 (more…)

US Calls Venezuela Global Threat at UN as EU Approves Arms Embargo

By Lucas Koerner on November 15, 2017

Almagro and Haley at UN

The US chaired an informal meeting at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Monday to discuss the situation in Venezuela despite a boycott from leading members such as China and Russia. (more…)

‘We Lost a Great Leader’: Berta Cáceres still Inspires as Murder Case Takes Fresh Twist

By Liz Ford on November 17, 2017

Photo: Orlando Sierra

María Santos Domínguez heard about the death of her good friend Berta Cáceres on the radio. She had just given birth to her youngest daughter, so she wasn’t with Cáceres the week she was murdered. (more…)

Argentine Groups Demand Food Emergency Law to Fight Poverty, Malnutrition

November 16, 2017

Photo: Bill Hackwell

Under the banner, “Without Land, Roof and Work, Reforms are Against the People,” social organizations in Argentina are demanding congress pass the Emergency Food Law and the Popular Economy Law. (more…)

US-UN-backed Haitian Police Massacre Teachers and Students Demanding Money for Schools, not the Army

By Haiti Action Committee on November 18, 2017

Monday, Nov. 13, was a day of extra-judicial killings of men and women in Haiti estimated by community residents to total 14, not counting a number of disappeared, according to Radio Timoun (Youth Radio). (more…)

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