Honduras protests continue as U.S. puppet sworn in

In Tegucigalpa, police used tear gas against Nasralla’s supporters. by John Catalinotto, originally published on Workers World,  Jan 30, 2018 The rich supporters of the U.S.-backed president of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández, watched his Jan. 27 swearing-in ceremony at the national stadium in Tegucigalpa, the capital. JOH claimed a second term based on a widely disputed Nov. 26 electoral process.[…]

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Lamenting Venezuela’s ‘Humanitarian Crisis’ While Blocking Its Resolution

The responsibility of the U.S. citizenry and its press alike should be to oppose interference by our government. by Roger Harris, originally published in TeleSUR, 1/2/18 A New York Times headline screams “As Venezuela collapses, children are dying of hunger.” Lurid pictures show dead infants. A companion “article of the day teaching activities,” asks: “Why do some young children choose[…]

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Venezuela’s Fragile Revolution: From Chávez To Maduro

By Steve Ellner Above Photo: Andreas Lehner/ Flickr Professor Steve Ellner argues that by pinpointing strategic errors – especially in the context of unrelenting hostility by powerful forces on the right – Chavismo’s supporters and sympathizers can offer a corrective to the sweeping condemnations of the government of Nicolás Maduro now coming from both right and left. The Venezuelan experience of nearly[…]

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Eleven Years of the “Process of Change” in Evo Morales’ Bolivia

By STANSFIELD SMITH Senior Research Fellow at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs To download a PDF of this article, click here. Evo Morales will soon have been the president of Bolivia for 12 years, heralding the ascent of the indigenous social movements to governmental power. This ended the apartheid system against the indigenous that existed for 500 years in Bolivia.[…]

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Ten Big Lies About Venezuela and Its Revolution

Cooperative in Caracas, Photo: Bill Hackwell By Carlos E. Lippo on December 15, 2017, from Resumen:  LatinoAmericano and the Third World For many years I have had the absolute conviction that the only thing that the capitalist system has managed to surpass socialism in, over these last 100 years since the first consolidated socialist revolution in history took place, is[…]

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Zelaya: Open Letter to the American People

Soldiers stand guard outside the institute where election ballots are stored in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. At least one opposition protester has died in shootings in Honduras after the country announced a curfew and suspended some constitutional rights in the face of protests and unrest over a disputed election in which both candidates have declared themselves winner. (AP[…]

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Bolivia’s TIPNIS Dispute

As has become a standard operating procedure, an array of Western environmental NGOs, advocates of indigenous rights and liberal-left alternative media cover up the US role in attempts to overturn the anti-imperialist and anti-neoliberal governments of Rafael Correa in Ecuador and Evo Morales in Bolivia. Bolivia’s TIPNIS Dispute: Example of How Liberal-Left Alternative Media Becomes a Conveyor Belt for US[…]

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Electoral Coup Attempt in Honduras

by Rick Sterling, Originally Published in The American Herald Tribune INTRODUCTION Honduras is in crisis. Results from the election last Sunday have been delayed day after day but could be announced any moment. There have been streets protests for the past several days with several people killed. Constitutional rights have been suspended and a curfew imposed. The current president and[…]

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