South America

13.10.2018

Delegates from 23 indigenous peoples and countries develop strategies to halt climate change

Delegates from 23 indigenous peoples and countries develop strategies to halt climate change

Cochabamba, [Bolivia] Oct 12 (ABI) – The Minister of Environment and Water, René Ortuño, inaugurated on Friday, in the city of Cochabamba, an international meeting of delegates from 23 indigenous peoples and friendly States that has the objective of elaborating strategies to stop climate change. “This meeting acquires relevance due… »

12.10.2018

Valparaíso, Chile: authorities receive the South American March for Peace and Nonviolence

Valparaíso, Chile: authorities receive the South American March for Peace and Nonviolence

Maya Fernández Allende, president of the Chamber of Deputies of Chile, and Jorge Sharp, mayor of Valparaiso, received on Thursday morning a large delegation of the First South American March for Peace and Nonviolence in the port city. Accompanied by the deputies of the Chilean Humanist Party, Tomás Hirsch and… »

10.10.2018

The CIA Finger in Brasil’s Election

The CIA Finger in Brasil’s Election

by Marcelo Zero1, originally posted on Brasil Wire, 05/10/2018   The growth of Bolsonarian fascism in the final stretch of the election campaign, turbo charged by an avalanche of fake news disseminated on the internet, is not surprising. It… »

09.10.2018

Fascistic candidate Jair Bolsonaro places first in Brazilian presidential election

Fascistic candidate Jair Bolsonaro places first in Brazilian presidential election

By Miguel Andrade The Brazilian general elections held on Sunday resulted in the most right-wing Congress since the end of the 1964-1985 US-backed military dictatorship and gave the fascistic former Army reserve captain Jair Bolsonaro a wide lead in the presidential contest. Failing to win an outright majority of the… »

25.09.2018

Raise the alarm! Fascism marching through Latin America

Raise the alarm! Fascism marching through Latin America

by Javier Tolcachier The imminent election in Brazil is key to the future of Latin America and the Caribbean. Next October 7, positions of political power in the legislative chambers, the governorships will be resolved and… »

25.09.2018

[South American March for Peace and Nonviolence] Great Symbolic March

[South American March for Peace and Nonviolence] Great Symbolic March

On September 16, in the city of Bogotá, and beginning the journey through the continent of the first South American March for Peace and Nonviolence, a gigantic symbolic march took place, with the participation of organisations and educational institutions. The journey began in the bullring, then passed through the Plaza… »

22.09.2018

Noam Chomsky Visits Brazil’s Former President Lula in Prison

Noam Chomsky Visits Brazil’s Former President Lula in Prison

In news from Brazil, the world-renowned dissident and linguist Noam Chomsky met with Brazil’s imprisoned former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva on Thursday. This comes a week after Lula officially pulled out of next month’s presidential race. Lula has been jailed since April. Speaking outside the prison after his… »

21.09.2018

Lawmakers Urge for Resources to Implement Peace Agreement in Colombia

Lawmakers Urge for Resources to Implement Peace Agreement in Colombia

Bogota, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Legislators from different parties in Colombia demanded from the government the resources to implement the Peace Deal with the former FARC guerrilla group.   Brought together in the Senate Peace Commission, the congress people expressed their concern about the current reintegration of former guerrillas who,… »

18.09.2018

Valparaíso-bound: Neruda’s ark

Valparaíso-bound: Neruda’s ark

By ARTURO DESIMONE 15 September 2018 for openDemocracy SS Winnipeg was Pablo Neruda’s Winged Fugitive Ark for war-refugees. Where are such grand gestures today? Stateless and dispossessed persons in the world today amount to a towering 65 million. If we are to trust the ‘’census’’ of… »

16.09.2018

Conversation with the Chilean Writer Jorge Marchant Lazcano

Conversation with the Chilean Writer Jorge Marchant Lazcano

By Jhon Sánchez and translated by Yani Pérez I met Jorge Marchant in an elevator. It was the summer of the 2009 and as soon as he said “Hello,” I recognized his Chilean accent. I introduced myself with the name of Cecilio Bolocco, an allusion to the Chilean… »

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