President Maduro: 51,360 Integral Defense Units Activated in Venezuela (Militia)

The President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, during a video-conference with the popular base of the Bolivarian Militia, reported that there are currently 51,360 Integral Defense Units activated throughout the country, which represent the people’s military power because they are deployed in all the communities nationwide. He stressed that this military corps has more than 4.5…

Argentinians Commemorate the 44th Anniversary of the Night of the Pencils

Peoples Dispatch Out of the ten students abducted by the national security forces on September 16, 1976, only four survivedand the whereabouts of the other six are still not known. Photo: Izquierda Web The night of September 16, 1976, was one of the bloodiest night of the last civic-military dictatorship in Argentina, when a group…

Bolivia: Jeanine Áñez Withdraws from the Electoral Race

Just 31 days before the elections, Bolivia’s de facto president, Jeanine Áñez, announced her withdrawal from the presidential race. The news came one day after the most extensive electoral survey conducted to date placed her in fourth place in terms of voting intentions, far from being able to contest a second round. Her frustrated candidacy…

Peace is the Only Path

Jorge Arreaza MontserratIn Venezuela, we have been resisting different phases of the same plan of aggression for more than two decades. The accumulation of failures, rudeness and clumsiness, far from discouraging the imperial forces — it does not matter whether they suit up as Republicans or Democrats — seems to irritate the arrogant and quarrelsome…

Water Poverty and the Growing Conflict Between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia

Julian Vigo The Ethiopian government made a strategic decision to control most of the Nile River that flows into Egypt and Sudan. “The GERD will be Africa’s largest hydroelectric plant when it comes into full operation.” The satellite images  are frightening. Prior to this summer’s’s filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam  (GERD), countries downstream from Ethiopia…

In Bolivia, Washington Has Replicated Past Fascist Horrors

Rainer Shea The campaigns from imperialist propaganda operatives to brand Bolivia’s coup regime as some sort of example of progressive governance, or as in any way superior to the Morales government on human rights, have been pure smoke and mirrors. Installed after a weeks-long campaign of racist violence, the regime of the Christian fundamentalist Jeanine…

Caribbean Gangsters: New Crime Plot by Guaidó’s Fake Government Revealed

Misión VerdadThe scandals and corruption, blackmail and extortion by the “fake government” of Juan Guaidó have undermined his image. Photo: AP The Miami-based anti-Chávez journalist Patricia Poleo has once again fired on the imposed “leader” of the Venezuelan opposition, Juan Guaidó, this time revealing an extortion plot against businessmen at the expense of his artificial…