Politics

Possible Prisoner Exchange in US Hybrid War against Venezuela

US special presidential envoy for hostage affairs Roger Carstens is on a case which could lead to freeing Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab. Pressure is building on the Biden administration to swap Saab for some American citizens currently incarcerated in Venezuela.…

Redistributing 11 billion dollars: Colombia’s left-wing president wants to fight poverty with a wealth tax

Colombia’s President Gustavo Petro wants to tax oil exports and the rich. This could raise 11.5 billion dollars a year for the country. Petro wants to use this money to fight poverty among the population and invest in universities and…

‘Enough is Enough’: the campaign fighting Britain’s cost of living crisis

Large crowds have been gathering across Britain this last few weeks to attend a series of rallies held by ‘Enough is Enough’, a new campaign focused on combatting Britain’s ongoing cost of living crisis. Announcing its inception at the beginning…

That’s enough monarchy now

No doubt millions of people felt a heartfelt attachment to the Queen, which will be displayed fully in the next few days. But the anachronistic nature of monarchy is also fully on display, in the obvious absurdities and pantomime procedure,…

Failure as a path

The day before yesterday Chile lived through what some are calling the biggest triumph of the right wing in its electoral history. Almost 62% of its population rejected the constitutional change project, which only two years ago was demanded by…

Interview with Tomás Hirsch: “It is the sum of many factors that explains the triumph of the rejection of the Chilean constitutional proposal”.

We interviewed the humanist Deputy Tomás Hirsch to know his vision of the failure at the ballot box of the constitutional project plebiscited this Sunday in Chile, in an attempt to reflect as broadly as possible on the matter. Why…

Chile at the crossroads

The South American country is living a historic day capable of transforming its future. The future of Chile is being debated today, Sunday, between preserving a constitutional text – agreed and written during the dictatorship – or shaping a new…

In Chile, the proposal for a new constitution is rejected

The proposal for a new Constitution for Chile was rejected in the national Plebiscite held today, 4 September, with a compulsory vote – while all the last elections were by optional ballot. While 78.27% of the voters had approved last…

Pascuala Ilabaca at Montreal International Jazz Festival 2022 Approves from the stage

“As a people we have made the first Political Constitution in the world written in gender parity, and also this proposal recognises us as an inclusive country, which is hope for all dissidents in our country. It is a new…

Myanmar’s aggressive attitude at the Bangladesh border is detrimental to regional stability

by Samina Akhter For the last few days, tension has been growing along the Myanmar border with Bangladesh which has also spread among locals in Naikhongchari and Ghumdhum border areas. According to media reports, Myanmar security forces orchestrated a series…

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