Aram Aharonian

Magister en Integración, periodista y docente uruguayo, fundador de Telesur, director del Observatorio en Comunicación y Democracia, presidente de la Fundación para la Integración Latinoamericana.

The day they wanted to kill, all at once, the dream and hope

What the coup against the constitutional government of Hugo Chávez on 11 April 2002 made clear was that the insurgents, civilian, religious, military, Venezuelan and foreign, did not count on the reaction of an unarmed people who took to the…

Why do we change the year if nothing changes?

It is true that there is no single unit of measurement, but at least four to count the time it takes for the Earth to go around the Sun: the Julian or calendar year, the sidereal year, the mean tropical…

In defence of humans without rights (We are all migrants)

An increasing number of migrants are forced to leave their homes due to a complex combination of factors, but above all because of capitalist models that drive them out of their countries. By Aram Aharonian Last year, it was estimated…

50 years ago Brazil planned to invade Uruguay in 30 hours, if the Frente Amplio won

A series of declassified US documents added details to the so-called “Operation 30 Hours”, the plan hatched by the Brazilian dictatorship in 1971, half a century ago, to invade Uruguay if the leftist Frente Amplio coalition won the elections that…

Coronacrisis, neoliberalism, democracy: what’s next

The coronavirus, instead of becoming a cohesive factor in the fight against a common enemy, turned out to be the opposite, because of absurd ambitions within the neoliberal model, which has not only lost legitimacy, but constitutes one of the…

…And when Alberto woke up, the debt, the hunger and the poverty were still there

In Sunday’s legislative primary elections, Peronism obtained 31% of the vote, one of the worst results in its history, with no detachments to explain such a large loss of votes, anchored in poor management, the consequences of the pandemic and…

U.S. doesn’t want dialogue: turns to economic terror and shows plan to impose its tutelage on Venezuela

Aram Aharonian* The blockade and the new sanctions that freeze all Venezuelan assets in U.S. territory, ordered by the regime of Donald Trump, is nothing more than another act of economic terrorism that seeks, in the first place, to break…

NGOs, the attack on Oxfam’s credibility and the accidental coincidences

Oxfam, the Non-Governmental Organization, the same organization that in recent weeks had launched a devastating report on inequality in the world, has been left with its once high reputation on the ground, following a synchronized attack by the hegemonic press.…

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