Behind the forced resignation of Peru’s Foreign Minister Héctor Béjar

By  Carlos Aznárez, published on Workers World, August 27, 2021 Source: Resumen Latinoamericano, Aug. 19, translated by Resumen English and edited by Workers World. The government of Pedro Castillo has suffered its first defeat, by yielding to the pressures of the right-wing coup and the most reactionary sectors of the Armed Forces. The imposition of the resignation of Foreign Minister[…]

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Bolivia: Evo Morales Warns of Right-Wing Maneuvers

Translated by Walter Lippmann for CubaNews and edited by Workers World, August 13, 2021 Former president Evo Morales, leader of the Movimiento al Socialismo (MAS) party, denounced, this Aug. 4, the Bolivian political right for promoting destabilizing maneuvers disguised as political activism. “Once again, the coup plotters announce antidemocratic mobilizations against the legitimate, legal and constitutional government of our brother[…]

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Workers Take Over a Kellogg Factory

by Staff, published on Fightback News! August 8, 2021 Maracay City, Venezuela – In the worker-controlled Venezuelan Kellogg factory, you see the workers working diligently to make corn flake and sugary cereals in a new package displaying the Venezuelan flag and the words “Together for Venezuela.” They are wearing black caps with red letters that say, “Kellogg made in socialism.”[…]

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In Nobody’s Backyard: Rejecting Geo-Political and Historical Fatalism

By Gerard Perierra, published on Tortilla Con Sal,  July 29, 2021 Except for the hum of US helicopters flying overhead, there was a deafening silence throughout the Caribbean region, during the recent Operation Tradewinds, Progressive and Pan-African forces did not utter a word, as soldiers from Guyana, Brazil, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago participated[…]

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Why Do The Media Hate Daniel Ortega?

by Gerry Condon, published on Popular Resistance, June 29, 2021 Is the U.S. meddling in the Nicaraguan election? When Kamala Harris finally traveled to the U.S./Mexico border last week, she met several young women asylum seekers.  The vice president likely saw Hondurans, Salvadorans and Guatemalans who were fleeing from violence and extreme poverty.  But she probably did not see any[…]

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Nicaragua: Pandemic Recovery, New Elections Follow Defeat of U.S. Coup Attempt

Fightback News, June 16, 2021 Interview with Nicaraguan Sandanista Fight Back!: What organization are you a member of? Rosalía Bohórquez: Sandinista Youth Fight Back!: How has the experience with COVID-19 been in Nicaragua? Bohórquez: Nicaragua took a preventive attitude since the very beginning of the global pandemic. Thanks to the public health system, a community model, we succeeded in an[…]

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Castillo’s Victory Unleashes Political Earthquake

by Jorge Martín, published on Workers World, June 14, 2021 The victory of Pedro Castillo in the Peruvian presidential elections unleashed a political earthquake, reflecting the enormous social and political polarization in the Andean country. The masses have inflicted a resounding defeat upon the ruling class, thanks to the militant teachers’ union leader at the head of Peru Libre, a[…]

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Maduro: COVAX ‘Owes a Debt’ to Venezuela

by Ricardo Vaz, published on Venezuelanalysis, June 9, 2021 Mexico City, Mexico, June 9, 2021 (venezuelanalysis.com) – Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro lashed out at efforts to deny the country access to vaccines. In a televised address on Sunday, the Venezuelan president accused the opposition and “organizations of US imperialism” of engaging in a lobbying campaign to stop vaccine producers from[…]

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