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The Monroe Doctrine Weakens as Latin America Moves Forward: An Interview with Nicaragua’s Foreign Minister

December 2, 2023

Interview of Foreign Minister Denis Moncada by Jorge Gestoso of TeleSur

The Monroe Doctrine, issued by US President James Monroe on Dec. 2, 1823, stated that any interference in the Americas by a European power would be viewed as a hostile act by the United States. In 1904, President Theodore Roosevelt added the Roosevelt Corollary, which stated that the United States could become involved in a Latin American country’s internal affairs in cases of “wrongdoing” by that Latin American country. (more…)

Colombian Leader Calls Israeli Airstrikes on Gaza ‘Nazi Practices’

December 3, 2023

Photo: Al-Aqsa Martyr Hospital, courtesy Anadolu Agency

Colombian President Gustavo Petro has strongly criticized the Israeli bombings of the Gaza Strip, describing the Zionist regime’s airstrikes on the city of Deir al-Balah in central Gaza as “Nazi practices“. (more…)

Peru: One Year after the Coup against Pedro Castillo and the Shadow of Fujimori’s Liberation

By Carmen Parejo Rendón, Resumen Latinoamericano, December 7, 2023

Pedro Castillo before the coup

On December 7, 2022, the Peruvian Congress debated a new motion of vacancy against President Pedro Castillo. Subsequently, Castillo, in a televised message, decreed the dissolution of Parliament, the establishment of a government of national concentration and called for new parliamentary elections within nine months. (more…)

Cuba Visits Iran and Qatar with a Message of Peace for the Middle East

By Alejandra Garcia on December 5, 2023

Iran and Cuba signed seven cooperation instruments that strengthen relations in the economic, health and scientific-technical areas, photo: Alejandro Azcuy

Cuba does not remain indifferent to the escalation of violence in the Middle East, a region suffering the direct consequences of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In every scenario, the government of the Caribbean island loudly expresses its support for the Palestinian people and rejects the Zionist regime’s ongoing massacre in Gaza. (more…)

Venezuelan Children under the US Blockade: A Conversation with Anahi Arizmendi

December 1, 2023, Cira Pascual Marquina talks to Anahi Arizmendi, author of a recent book that examines the impact of the US sanctions on Venezuelan children. (more…)

Kissinger, or the Impunity of a War Criminal

By Atilio A. Boron on December 2, 2023

photo: efe

The delayed death of Henry Kissinger  (“bad people live longer,” says a well-known aphorism in the United States), undoubtedly one of the greatest war criminals of the second half of the twentieth century, has highlighted the ethical duplicity of the empire, both of the hegemon and its vassals, and of the Western press that have exalted him as a great statesman and a consummate geostrategist. (more…)

Guayana Esequiba: Geo-economics of an Occupation

By Irene León on December 2, 2023

The Esequiba is ours

An air of bonanza has raised the projections of the Exxon Mobil corporation, which accumulated around 414 billion dollars in 2022, an unprecedented income in its history, which represents 44.8% more than the previous year. It is a gigantic increase if compared to its crisis in 2020, when its losses put its place in the stock market in jeopardy. (more…)

Statement by the Network in Defense of Humanity on the Genocide against the Palestinian People

Dec 1, 2023 from Caracas

The genocide committed by Israel against the Palestinian people, continuing its policy of state terrorism, has its roots in 75 years of colonization, military occupation and apartheid regime. Not only did the tragedy of the first Nakba result in expulsions and massacres, but since then, Israel’s government funding of the advancing supremacist settlers has entrenched its project of total territorial occupation, compounded with ongoing extermination. (more…)

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