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Ecuador checks ‘Voting at Home’ procedures for 2021 elections

A ‘Voting at Home’ drill in Ecuador verified the procedures of this type of elections, with nine days remaining until the general elections scheduled for February 7th. The process took place at the national level, in compliance with the Operational…

Stiglitz says Covid-19 pandemic showed consequences of neoliberalism

Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Prizewinner in Economics, lashed out at neoliberalism and assured that the Covid-19 pandemic is currently showing the consequences of 40 years of impositions by neaoliberalism. The prominent US economist gave a keynote lecture as part of the…

Ecuador’s progressive force presents campaign for the 2021 elections

Ecuador’s progressive movement, the Union for Hope (UNES), is carrying out a strong promotional campaign, after officially presenting its electoral platform for the elections slated for February 7. The inaugural event, done with three-dimensional technology, brought together in a virtual…

Chilean intellectuals favor opposition unity in constituent process

More than 50 artists and intellectuals demanded more unity by the opposition forces to achieve a higher representation in the Constitutional Convention to draft the new Constitution for Chile. In a public letter, 61 prominent personalities expressed their ‘deep concern…

UNESCO to organize forum on protection of cultural heritage

UNESCO and European institutions will hold an online forum next week to address the challenges of protecting cultural heritage and the role of multilateralism in that goal, according to the world organization. In a statement, UNESCO set out that the…

Union of British journalists against Assange’s extradition

The national Union of Journalists in the UK (NUJ) urged the rest of the country’s labor unions to mobilize in order to prevent WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange´s extradition to the United States, NUJ disclosed today. It is critical to campaign…

The Origin of a Dream

A history of achievements summarizes the effort of thousands of experts who have placed Cuba on the map of world sciences with passion, will and constancy, due to their results and the high quality of their research. That triumph undoubtedly…

Lula’s defense team denounces another act of persecution against him

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s defense team on Saturday denounced another act of persecution against the former Brazilian president, as he was accused for the fourth time in a case related to the Lava Jato judicial operation. Federal Judge Luiz…

Chile: Social protest returns to the streets

Thousands of protesters on Friday took over the central Plaza de la Dignidad (Baquedano) of this capital, while other riots were also reported in separate cities such as Valparaíso, Concepción and Temuco. That was the culmination of a week that…

Cracking down on gender violence, Cuba’s top-priority

The crackdown on gender violence is nowadays top-priority in Cuba, local authorities ratified in a meeting called by the National Assembly of People’s Power (ANPP). The meeting was organized by the Commission for Attention to Children, Youth and Equal Rights…

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