South America

16.04.2018

Final Declaration of the #CumbreDeLosPueblos [Summit of the Peoples] in Lima, Peru

Final Declaration of the #CumbreDeLosPueblos [Summit of the Peoples] in Lima, Peru

Representatives of social and popular organizations of Peru, Latin America and the Caribbean, we have met in Lima / Peru from April 10 to 14, 2018 to discuss the political, social and economic reality of our America, to share our struggles and resistances, to strengthen the militant solidarity of our… »

08.04.2018

Letter of Solidarity with the defenders of communication democracy in Brazil

Letter of Solidarity with the defenders of communication democracy in Brazil

As communicators and citizens of diverse countries of the world, committed to the struggle for the right to communicate and to the current democratic communication standards, we are witnessing a situation of institutional overthrow that has just taken another step forward in Brazil, in the Brazilian courts’ rejection on 5… »

08.04.2018

Brazilian humanists repudiate Lula’s illegal political imprisonment

Brazilian humanists repudiate Lula’s illegal political imprisonment

The international humanist movement opposes the unjust order  ofpolitical imprisonment of the ex-president of Brazil, Luis Inácio Lula da Silva. We denounce the Kafkian Process We oppose this hasty vote, manipulated by the Minister Carmem Lucia, pressured by the media and army generals who did not even follow the normal… »

06.04.2018

[Brazil] Lurking Coup on the lookout

[Brazil] Lurking Coup on the lookout

The decision of Brazil’s highest court of justice, rejecting Lula’s appeal against his 12-year sentence for corruption, is paving the way for his imprisonment. What has been resolved has unavoidable political implications for the next elections to be held in October of this year: it removes from the presidential race… »

04.04.2018

The Isolation of Julian Assange Must Stop

The Isolation of Julian Assange Must Stop

We call on the government of Ecuador to allow Julian Assange his right of freedom of speech. by NOAM CHOMSKY, CHRIS HEDGES, JOHN PILGER, ET AL. First published on Counterpunch April 2, 2018.   If it was ever clear that the case of Julian Assange was never just a… »

01.04.2018

The ways of the Lord (money) are inscrutable

The ways of the Lord (money) are inscrutable

The resignation of the now ex-president of Peru Pedro Kuczynski, has been one more chapter in the complex network of corruption built between the Brazilian company Odebrecht and his companions of misdeeds of the public and private sector in Latin America. The judicial outcome of this case, made visible by… »

30.03.2018

We shall not stay silent! The Communication Forum for the Integration of Our America condemns the attack against Lula

We shall not stay silent! The Communication Forum for the Integration of Our America condemns the attack against Lula

The Communication Forum for the Integration of Our America expresses its strongest repudiation of the attack suffered by the Caravan of former President Lula as it passed through the state of Paraná in Brazil. This armed aggression is a direct consequence of the climate of violence and hatred installed by… »

28.03.2018

Venezuela becomes 7th country to ban nuclear weapons

Venezuela becomes 7th country to ban nuclear weapons

Following last week’s announcement from Palestine, Venezuela this week joined six other ratifying countries in formally endorsing the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. A statement released by the Venezuelan Ministry of Communication said, “On Tuesday, the Permanent Representative of the Bolivarian Republic… »

25.03.2018

Tomás Hirsch participates in the march for Memory, Truth and Justice in Buenos Aires

Tomás Hirsch participates in the march for Memory, Truth and Justice in Buenos Aires

After meeting yesterday at Instituto Patria, in Buenos Aires, with Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, where they had the opportunity to exchange views on the political, economic and social moment and to listen to her analysis of the type of state that should be generated in the future and the dangerous… »

23.03.2018

Face 2 Face with Pía Figueroa

Face 2 Face with Pía Figueroa

In this special show recorded in Chile, we spoke with Pía Figueroa, co-director of Pressenza, about the new political landscape in Chile and about the new-formed Frente Amplio political coalition composed of left-wing and centre-left parties and movements. We also discussed the Humanist Party’s experiences over last 30… »

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