The ‘Cubanization’ of Latin American Policy by the U.S.

The appointment of ultra-right Cuban-American lobbyist Mauricio Claver-Carone as senior director of the National Security Council’s Western Hemisphere Affairs can be interpreted as the consolidation of a return to the “Cubanization” of U.S. policy towards Latin America.


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…)

Challenges Facing the Latin American Left

By Yisell Rodríguez Milán on September 13, 2018


Forces on the left are mobilizing in Latin America and the Caribbean to confront the right wing offensive which, encouraged and financed by the United States, is underway in the region, (more…)

34 Colombian Social Leaders Assassinated in the First Month of the Duque Government

By Himelda Ascanio on September 11, 2018

Murdered social leader Leidy Correa Valle, 25

Iván Duque, in his inauguration speech on August 7, spoke of protecting the lives of social leaders and human rights defenders; later, in public events, he again referred to stopping (more…)

Prisoners Fighting Fires Saving Lives Denied Justice

By Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan on September 13, 2018

Evidence of global climate disruption blankets the Earth, pummeling communities with the full arsenal of nature’s fury, from hurricanes, tornadoes, (more…)

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