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Spanish jurist denounces US political harassment against Assange

Spanish jurist Baltasar Garzon denounced that Australian journalist Julian Assange is the victim of political persecution by the United States for revealing very serious documents on human rights violations and corruption. The lawyer appeared on Monday before the National Court…

Colombia begins campaign for social leaders’ lives

The campaign ‘Silence is no longer an option’ began on Sunday in Colombia with the objective to defend the lives of social leaders and signatories of the Peace Accord. Promoted by the Defend Peace movement, the crusade seeks to renew…

Chilean government defeated by Senate vote on pension funds

After the defeat suffered in the Senate, which approved an important constitutional reform on pension funds, the government of Sebastián Piñera is today in an increasingly difficult situation. The text, which for the first time points to the hitherto untouchable…

Argentina implements action plan against gender violence

With a wave of femicides that has been hitting this country for many years, among other cases, the Argentine President Alberto Fernandez on Friday announced a domestic plan of action against gender violence until 2022. ‘We do not want to…

European organizations support Nobel Peace Prize for Cuban doctors

More than 25 European organizations are supporting the proposal to award the Cuban medical brigades with the Nobel Peace Prize, due to their contribution to globally fighting the coronavirus pandemic, the platform activated in France reflects on Wednesday. Convened on…

UNESCO condemns theft of masterpieces during quarantine

The United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO) condemned this Thursday recent thefts of masterpieces, carried out by criminals who took advantage of the measures decreed to fight against Covid-19 pandemic. While most people are at home, criminals…

Ruling against Rafael Correa condemned in Latin America

Latin American personalities on Tuesday condemned the eight-year sentence given to ex-president of Ecuador Rafael Correa and his disqualification from participating in elections in that country. The ex-president of Honduras, Manuel Zelaya (2006-2009) repudiated the ruling against the most popular…

Iran repeats world call against US harassment

Iran repeated a world call against unilateral and punitive measures that hinder the fight against Covid-19 in the country, local media reported on Sunday. ‘The world needs to wake up and end the violations of international law committed by Washington…

Cuban doctors travel to Italy to help fight Covid-19

A Cuban medical team made up of 52 health professionals, some of whom with experience combating ebola in Africa, arriving on Sunday in Italy to help fight Covid-19 in Lombardy, the hardest hit Italian region. At the farewell on Saturday,…

Santiago wakes up with traffic cuts and protests

Amid the call for a general feminist strike on Monday, Santiago woke up with traffic cuts and barricades in some important roads. Dozens of members of the Ukamau community organization staged demonstrations at Santiago’s main street Libertador General Bernardo O’Higgins…

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