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07.09.2018

Traditional Fantasies: US designs on Venezuela

Traditional Fantasies: US designs on Venezuela

by Dr Binoy Kampmark —September 7, 2018 The irresistible allure of invasion and interference has never been far from US law makers.  The imperium needs its regular feed and what a feed it has been over the decades, notably within the sphere… »

05.09.2018

The burning down of Brazil’s national museum: A capitalist crime against the heritage of humanity

The burning down of Brazil’s national museum: A capitalist crime against the heritage of humanity

By Bill Van Auken Brazil’s National Museum in Rio de Janeiro was gutted Sunday night by a massive fire that consumed not only the historic 19tth century palace that housed the institution, but a vast and irreplaceable collection of what was by far the largest natural history and anthropology museum… »

03.09.2018

Making up a migration crisis to create a “casus belli” against Venezuela?

Making up a migration crisis to create a “casus belli” against Venezuela?

After the economic measures announced by President Maduro, the coyotes return to the attack, increasing the volume of the Venezuelan emigration situation to levels of stridency, describing the phenomenon as “an unprecedented humanitarian crisis” and presenting it as irrefutable proof that a serious situation is occurring in Venezuela that requires… »

30.08.2018

Lula Could Achieve Historic Victory in First Round of Elections

Lula Could Achieve Historic Victory in First Round of Elections

Brasilia, Aug 29 (Prensa Latina) Political prisoner for 145 days today, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is in conditions to achieve historic victory in the first round of presidential elections scheduled for next October 7.   If elections were held today, the founder of the Workers’ Party (PT) would obtain… »

23.08.2018

In Wake of Anti-Choice Senate Vote, Argentines Join Movement to Abandon Catholic Church

In Wake of Anti-Choice Senate Vote, Argentines Join Movement to Abandon Catholic Church

“Obtaining the vote for women, the divorce law, marriage equality, the gender identity law, the assisted human fertilization law, the law of integral sexual education, the dignified death law were all done fighting clerical power, which seeks to have total dominion over our minds and bodies.” by … »

18.08.2018

UN Demands Brazilian State to Guarantee Lula’s Political Rights

Brasilia, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) The UN Human Rights Committee urged today the Brazilian state to allow former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to enjoy and exercise his political rights as a candidate in the 2018 elections. This was announced through www.lula.com.br website by the defense lawyers of the… »

16.08.2018

‘How many more women have to die?”…

‘How many more women have to die?”…

 …Days after lawmakers reject Legalization Bill, Argentine woman dies from at-home abortion “Secrecy saves no life. Secrecy kills.” by Andrea Germanos, staff writer For Common Dreams Less than a week after Argentine lawmakers rejected a bill that would have legalized some abortions, the apparent first casualty… »

11.08.2018

Argentina rejects legal abortion — and not all Catholics are celebrating

Argentina rejects legal abortion — and not all Catholics are celebrating

Verónica Giménez Béliveau, Universidad de Buenos Aires for The Conversation Unswayed by the estimated 2 million abortion rights activists gathered outside its doors, Argentina’s conservative-leaning Senate on August 9 rejected a bill that would have made abortion legal up to 14 weeks of pregnancy. The 38-31… »

10.08.2018

World without Wars and Violence: Repudiation for Attempted Assassination of the President of Venezuela

World without Wars and Violence: Repudiation for Attempted Assassination of the President of Venezuela

Press Release, World without Wars and Violence, South American March for Peace and Nonviolence  REPUDIATION FOR THE ATTEMPTED ASSASSINATION OF THE PRESIDENT OF VENEZUELA We categorically repudiate the assassination attempt that took place in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela against its president on Saturday, August 4, 2018. »

09.08.2018

Colombia marches for life and for Peace

Colombia marches for life and for Peace

By Diana Hernández (translation Pressenza London) On Tuesday, August 7, the right-wing and Uribe presidency of Colombia was assumed by Iván Duque, in the midst of a wave of murders of social and union leaders that has been taking place in recent months. There is also concern that Duque is… »

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