Pressenza Köln

News from the Pressenza bureau in Cologne, Germany

No to FTAA 15 yrs on: overcoming capitalism still best alternative for Latin America

Brasil de Fato Michele de Mello “Alca, al carajo!”, was Hugo Chávez’s war cry in Mar Del Plata, located in southern Argentina, on November 5th 2005, expressing the will of the people in the 35 countries of the American continent.…

2020 elections: where the left grew, where the liberal right maintained its hegemony

Brasil de Fato Daniel Giovanaz e Igor Carvalho The largest cities in the country, São Paulo (SP) and Rio de Janeiro (RJ) will have a second round of voting on November The 2020 municipal elections will be marked by the…

Why hasn’t Canada signed the UN Nuclear Ban Treaty?

Join a webinar on the need for Canada to sign the UN Nuclear Ban Treaty, featuring Liberal MP Hedy Fry, NDP MP Heather McPherson, Green Party MP Elizabeth May, Bloc Québécois MP Alexis Brunelle-Duceppe as well as Setsuko Thurlow, survivor…

The Parliament Elections in Lithuania: A Historic Victory for Women’s Leadership and Unprecedented Diaspora Engagement

The Central Electoral Commission of Lithuania announced the final results of the Parliamen elections. The central-right party, Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats, will hold the new Parliament’s largest number of seats. Women will occupy one-third of the total number…