Central America

Guatemala: institutionalism under siege

Mobilisations and protests against high living costs and political persecution In recent months in Guatemala, expressions of unrest and protests against the drift towards totalitarianism and the assault on institutions by the so-called ‘pact of the corrupt’, which unites the…

Gibara International Film Festival concludes in eastern Cuba

The 16th edition of the Gibara International Film Festival came to an end in this eastern Cuban city, after almost a week of audiovisual screenings, concerts, theatrical presentations, photographic exhibitions and other activities, it was announced today. At the closing…

The Pink Tide Surges in Latin America

While the political balance between progressive and reactionary states south of the Rio Grande continues to tip to the left, even the corporate press pronounced Biden’s June Summit of the Americas meeting in Los Angeles a flop. Most recently, Colombia…

MLC or Philosopher’s Stone?

The lucky one, He turns a blind eye. And the vilified, meat from the sling. Dignity is spent, Like a philosopher’s stone. Profit and greed, yes, Form the bosses. Letter to Violeta Parra (theme by Silvio Rodríguez). *The philosopher’s stone…

Summit of the Americas Flops While Workers Summit Exposes Cracks in the Imperial Façade

Valentín, the man next to us in line as we made our way across the international border, asked what we had been doing in Tijuana. We had been at the Workers Summit of the Americas, organized as an alternative to…

All Central American nations have now ratified the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

With the first meeting of states parties to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) just one week away, Guatemala has become the 62nd country to join the landmark agreement. Its foreign minister, Mario Búcaro, deposited the country’s…

Storms at the Summit of the Americas

June 7 was a bad day for Luis Almagro, secretary-general of the Organization of American States (OAS). During the ninth Summit of the Americas, a young man declared to him what he is: an assassin and puppet of the White…

Effects of US veto on Venezuela’s participation in the Summit of the Americas

A wave of rejection has been generated by the decision of the United States to veto the participation in the Summit of the Americas of Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela, strengthening even more in the latter country the repudiation against Washington,…

Nicaragua makes progress in reducing malaria

Nicaragua is making progress today in reducing malaria with a plan for the clinical management of the disease led by the Ministry of Health (Minsa) of the Central American nation, the results of which are internationally recognised. According to data…

Cuban farmers neutralise land degradation through sustainable land management

Infestation by thorny bushes and infertile soil made it unwise to take a gamble on the land, but Cuban farmer José Antonio Sosa overruled these misgivings and gave life to the thriving La Villa farm on the outskirts of Havana.…

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