Honduras: ‘Caravan of Insurrection’ Protests Election Fraud

Supporters of former Honduran presidential candidate Salvador Nasralla went back to the streets Friday as part of what they called “Caravan of insurrection”, to continue their protests against fraud during the November elections which handed President Juan Orlando Hernandez a second term in office. The caravan of hundreds of vehicles, organized by the Opposition Alliance…

María de Jesús Patricio and the CIG: What Was Achieved

R. Aída Hernández Castillo On February 19 the time period for registration of independent candidates to the Presidency of the Republic ended. Only three “independent” candidates attained registration, all three with daily expenses equal or greater than those of the partisan candidates. María de Jesús Patricio, spokesperson of the Indigenous Government Council (CIG), did not…

Burma: Scores of Rohingya Villages Bulldozed

New Satellite Images Show Destruction Indicating Obstruction of Justice Satellite imagery shows at least 28 Rohingya villages have been leveled between December and February. However, reports produced by some human rights groups place the figure at 55. Time series animation of satellite imagery capturing the demolition of multiple villages in Maungdaw township between January 8…

The Strategic Challenge for the Latin American Left

Rafael Correa After the long and sad neoliberal night of the 1990s – which broke entire nations like Ecuador – and since Hugo Chávez won the Presidency of the Republic of Venezuela at the end of 1998, the rightist governments of the continent began to be overthrown like houses of cards, bringing popular governments aligned…