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03.05.2019

Economist Jeffrey Sachs: U.S. Sanctions Have Devastated Venezuela & Killed Over 40,000 Since 2017

Economist Jeffrey Sachs: U.S. Sanctions Have Devastated Venezuela & Killed Over 40,000 Since 2017

More than 40,000 people have died in Venezuela since 2017 as a result of U.S. sanctions, according to a new report by the Center for Economic and Policy Research co-authored by economists Jeffrey Sachs and Mark Weisbrot. The report examines how U.S. sanctions have reduced the availability of food and… »

02.05.2019

Pompeo Says US Prepared to Take Military Action in Venezuela

Pompeo Says US Prepared to Take Military Action in Venezuela

“If That’s What’s Required” “The team that brought you Iraq seems to thrive on death, destruction, and spending workers’ hard earned tax dollars,” said one anti-war activist by Jake Johnson, staff writer for Common Dreams Going a step beyond the “all options are on the table” platitudes… »

01.05.2019

Venezuela and Binary Choice

Venezuela and Binary Choice

When a CIA-backed military coup is attempted by a long term CIA puppet, roared on by John Bolton and backed with the offer of Blackwater mercenaries, in the country with the world’s largest oil reserves, I have no difficulty whatsoever in knowing which side… »

01.05.2019

Nuclear disarmament in the Latin American Humanist Forum

Nuclear disarmament in the Latin American Humanist Forum

As we get closer to the date on which the IV Latin American Humanist Forum will take place in Santiago de Chile – the 10th, 11th and 12th of May – the twenty-four different thematic Areas that will participate seeking to build convergences are acquiring more and more protagonism. Each… »

01.05.2019

Military Uprising in Caracas (in Development)

Military Uprising in Caracas (in Development)

April 30, 2019 (venezuelanalysis.com) – A military coup attempt is underway in Venezuela on Tuesday, April 30, with imprisoned right wing leader Leopoldo Lopez, and self-proclaimed “Interim President” Juan Guaido and some members of the armed forces blocking a highway in Caracas and calling on the military to rise… »

29.04.2019

“Young people are unwilling to inherit this environmental disaster”, Doris Balvin

“Young people are unwilling to inherit this environmental disaster”, Doris Balvin

We contacted Doris Balvín, Peruvian woman with a long trajectory in New Humanism and current coordinator of the Network Beyond Climate Change, who will participate in the next Latin American Humanist Forum in order to ask her how they are working. Doris Balvín: This Network seeks to be a space… »

27.04.2019

Economists Warn Trump’s Sanctions Targeting Venezuela

Economists Warn Trump’s Sanctions Targeting Venezuela

‘A Death Sentence for Tens of Thousands of People’ “It’s a fruitless, heartless, illegal, and failed policy, causing grave harm to the Venezuelan people.” by Jessica Corbett, staff writer for Common Dreams Two American economists warn that U.S. sanctions targeting Venezuela “are a death sentence for tens… »

26.04.2019

“We need to install a new paradigm of democracy”, Guillermo Sullings

“We need to install a new paradigm of democracy”, Guillermo Sullings

26.04.2019 – Santiago de Chile – Pía Figueroa We interviewed Guillermo Sullings, former Argentine humanist candidate for the Presidency of the Nation and current coordinator of the Real Democracy Network at the IV Latin American Humanist Forum, which will meet in Santiago de Chile on May 10, 11 and 12… »

25.04.2019

Denialism and Lawfare by the stick in Brazil

Denialism and Lawfare by the stick in Brazil

The pro military dictatorship president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, has offered his country’s genocide victims the possibility of continuing the impunity by stopping the identification of bodies found in Sao Paulo, which were being analyzed by forensic teams, after the discovery that among the remains were victims of the forced… »

21.04.2019

“We want to show it is possible to change towards another way of life without violence or discrimination”, Carlos Crespo

“We want to show it is possible to change towards another way of life without violence or discrimination”, Carlos Crespo

We interviewed the Ecuadorian academic based in Peru, Carlos Crespo, in his capacity as coordinator of the Network of Humanist Educators that has been working in the context of the next IV Latin American Humanist Forum, in order to know what they have been doing, since when this process exists… »

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