Indigenous Colombians Reach Bogota as Violence Continues

A group of over 400 Indigenous people is set to resume talks with the national government to ensure the fulfillment of agreements reached in 2017. Over 450 Indigenous peoples of the Embera, Wounaan, and Zenu nationalities of the Choco region in the Colombian Pacific reached Bogota Monday to demand the fulfillment of a set of…

Brazil: Military Police Begin Evictions of Landless Workers

Juca Guimarães MST, Brasil de Fato The Maranhão Military Police, in compliance with a judicial decision, began an operation to evict the approximately 250 families of landless rural workers linked to the MST, who live in Pindaré-Mirim, 255 kilometers from São Luís. The operation began at 5:30 in the morning and, according to the rural…

New Israeli Military Escalation in Gaza Strip

PCHR 2 Palestinian Civilians Killed and 20 others Wounded, including 5 Children and 4 Women, and Israeli Warplanes Carry out Airstrikes against Many Civilian Facilities, Residential Houses and Security Sites and Completely Destroy them Within the last 48 hours, the Gaza Strip has witnessed a military escalation, where the Israeli forces have unprecedentedly used warplanes…

Afro-Colombians and Indigenous Peoples Struggle for Water

Francia Márquez In a recent report from Colombia’s national health institute, only 15.1 % of people living in the Colombian countryside (barely 900,000 people) have access to good quality water. Water is guaranteed mostly to the urban people living in the city. The population that does not have water is mostly in the Colombian-Pacific and…

Brazil: Army Chief Admits Threatening Supreme Court to Jail Lula

Editorial Comment:  It is clear that under the current regime, there is no security. Any political or ideological opponent is at risk of arbitrary arrest and detention. Brian Mier On April 3, on the eve of the judgment which resulted in the arrest of former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and his subsequent removal…

Yemeni War Deaths Have Been Underestimated by 5 to 1

Nicolas J. S. Davies An NGO responsible for reporting on war deaths in Yemen has acknowledged that it has underestimated the casualties in the three-year-old conflict by at least five to one. Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project had originally estimated that about 10,000 people had been killed in the war in Yemen, roughly…

Fabricated Guardian Stories Aid Violent Failed Coup in Nicaragua

Nora McCurdy “Cathedral protests highlight Ortega’s broken Alliance with Nicaragua’s church” an article in today’s Guardian by Toby Stirling has no true facts – this has become typical of The Guardian’s reporting on Nicaragua. Even the pictures used are full of lies. The opposition put a number of crosses around the Managua Cathedral a few…

Revolution for the People: From Dream to Reality

Tomás Valdez Rodríguez A personal tribute to Comandante Daniel Ortega Saavedra Next Sunday November 11th, Comandante Daniel Ortega will be setting a big table for his birthday. A special day for most of Nicaragua’s people who are glad to celebrate  our President’s birthday and, for me, a challenge to write an account of someone who…