AMLO says Mexico is More Democratic than Oligarch-run US

By Ben Norton on March 9, 2023


Mexico’s leftist President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) gave a fiery speech condemning the US State Department’s “bad habit” of “meddling” in other country’s “internal affairs”. (more…)

International Women’s Day 2023: The Struggle Continues

By Alejandra Garcia on March 8, 2023 in Havana, Photos Bill Hackwell in Buenos Aires

tens of thousands of mostly young women demand equality. Photos: Bill Hackwell

March 8, tens of thousands of mostly young women march in Buenos Aires to demand equality. Photos: Bill Hackwell

On March 25, 1911, a fire broke out at the Triangle Waist Co men’s shirt factory in New York City. The owner of the company had locked the door from the outside to prevent the workers, who were all women, from skipping out early. (more…)

Facing Corruption Charges, Ecuador’s Lenín Moreno to Request Asylum

By Dubraska Esteves on March 7, 2023

The former president of Ecuador Lenín Moreno confirmed that he will request political asylum in Paraguay in the midst of the legal proceedings opened against him for the “Sinohydro” case. Ecuador’s courts named the former president, his wife, and more than 30 others as perpetrators in a corruption plot that was orchestrated from 2009 to 2018. (more…)

El Alto Bolivia: A History of Anti-Neoliberal Struggle

March 7, 2023

El Alto

“El Alto on his feet, never on his knees!” is a slogan that reflects the combative character of the inhabitants of this indigenous Aymara city in Bolivia, which since 2003, has shaped the country’s history. This city led the uprising against the privatization of natural resources in 2003, and then the defense of democracy in the face of the 2019 coup. Both struggles resulted in numerous massacres against those of El Alto who stood up to defend the country. (more…)

Yaimí Ravelo: Photography Has No Limits

By Roberto Chile on March 8, 2023 from Havana on International Womens Day

Yaimi Ravelo by Roberto Chile

“Yaimí Ravelo, So Cuban; blonde but with a Black grandmother, has such honesty and nobility that makes her rise and grow whatever the challenges may be”. This is what journalist Graciela Ramírez, editor of Cuba en Resumen, had to say about the Havana correspondent of Resumen Latinoamericano, an Argentine multimedia outlet where the young photojournalist has been working since 2017. (more…)

Colombia: Petro is Willing to Put All the Cards on the Table to Reach Total Peace, Including Investigating His Own Family

By Gustavo A Maranges on March 7, 2023

The peace process in Colombia is one of President Gustavo Petro’s government primary initiatives. During his presidential campaign, Petro pledged to achieve “Total Peace” in the country during his term, which is a very ambitious goal given the huge setback the country experienced during Ivan Duque’s right-wing administration and the oligarchy’s dependency on violence. (more…)

Florida Bans Books While Argentina Celebrates the Night of the Libraries

By Bill Hackwell on March 7, 2023 from Buenos Aires

Night of the Libraries, photo: Bill Hackwell

As the sun was setting in Buenos Aires this past Saturday, the vibrant Corrientes Avenue that goes through the center of the city was shut down. Corrientes is closely connected to Argentine culture; lined with theaters and bookstores and on this occasion it was dedicated to The Night of the Libraries and honoring 40 years of democracy since the bloody dictatorship. (more…)

The Havana Syndrome Case Cracked

By Roger D. Harris on March 7, 2023

US Embassy in Havana

Even before the attack on the homeland of the weather balloons,
the Havana Syndrome tested America’s mettle.

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