Central America

03.08.2020

Cabo Pulmo, an ocean success story for people and wildlife

Cabo Pulmo, an ocean success story for people and wildlife

by Ornela Garelli Twenty five years ago, the biodiversity and beauty of Cabo Pulmo was threatened by overfishing and irresponsible tourism. Now the coral reef in the Mexican state of Baja California Sur is again home to a wide variety of life including several types of fish,… »

29.07.2020

Indigenous Communities of Guyana and Women in Togo Fight Forest Degradation

Indigenous Communities of Guyana and Women in Togo Fight Forest Degradation

Viewpoint by P.I. Gomes* The writer, Dr Patrick I Gomes, was Secretary-General of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States for five years until February 29, 2020. The 79-nation inter-regional body officially became the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) on April 5, 2020. Dr Gomes… »

22.07.2020

Long Overdue for Latin America: A New “Good Neighbor Policy”

Long Overdue for Latin America: A New “Good Neighbor Policy”

By Medea Benjamin and Steve Ellner U.S. policy towards Venezuela has been a fiasco. Try as it might, the Trump regime-change team has been unable to depose President Maduro and finds itself stuck with a self-proclaimed president, Juan Guaidó, who President Trump was reported to have called… »

13.07.2020

Oh No! Mexico!

Oh No! Mexico!

As the world moves ahead, Mexico lurches backward. Viewpoint by Bill Dahl  In June 2020, Mexico dropped out of the top 25 countries for foreign investment for the second time in over 20 years. For the second largest economy in Latin America, this is bad news. What has precipitated this… »

12.07.2020

OLADE and IRENA put renewables at heart of post-pandemic economic recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean

OLADE and IRENA put renewables at heart of post-pandemic economic recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean

Accelerating renewables could bring 3 million jobs to Latin America as region battles COVID-19 The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Latin American Energy Organization (OLADE) will boost ties to put the renewables-driven energy transformation at the heart of Latin America and the Caribbean’s economic recovery following the COVID-19… »

13.06.2020

Social Movement in Mexico – Digital Rebels

Social Movement in Mexico – Digital Rebels

The Zapatistas in Mexico have been using science and digital media as a means of resistance. This has also been evident during the corona crisis. On March 16, 2020, the Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional, or EZLN (Zapatista Army of National Liberation), closed down the autonomously governed communities in the… »

07.06.2020

Cuba at the Time of Pandemic

Cuba at the Time of Pandemic

Interview by Oleg Yasinsky (Pressenza) with Cuban journalist Jessica Dominguez Delgado* While almost the entire world, headed by the same capitalist system, begins to admit a profound social crisis and its complete inability to fight COVID-19, what happens in Cuba? How do you fight the pandemic starting from such a… »

27.05.2020

Why Iran’s Fuel Tankers for Venezuela Are Sending Shudders Through Washington

Why Iran’s Fuel Tankers for Venezuela Are Sending Shudders Through Washington

By Vijay Prashad The first oil tanker that came from Iran’s Bandar Abbas port into the Caribbean is called Fortune. The tanker entered Venezuelan waters on May 24 and was then escorted by the Venezuelan Navy and Air Force to the Puerto Cabello oil terminal; the gasoline will supply the… »

21.05.2020

European organizations support Nobel Peace Prize for Cuban doctors

European organizations support Nobel Peace Prize for Cuban doctors

More than 25 European organizations are supporting the proposal to award the Cuban medical brigades with the Nobel Peace Prize, due to their contribution to globally fighting the coronavirus pandemic, the platform activated in France reflects on Wednesday. Convened on April 28 by the Cuba Linda and France Cuba associations,… »

13.05.2020

Universal basic income the right prescription for Latin America & Caribbean – UN report

Universal basic income the right prescription for Latin America & Caribbean – UN report

A new report by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) unveiled on Tuesday, proposes that governments ensure immediate temporary cash transfers to help millions of people struggling to meet basic needs, as the massive fallout from COVID-19 ripples across the… »

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