Brazil: The Empire of Chaos and Their Hybrid War Hyenas

By Pepe Escobar Soon after the impeachment motion against President Dilma Rousseff was approved in the Brazilian Congress by what I chose to call Hybrid War hyenas, President-in-Waiting Michel «Brutus» Temer, one of the coup’s articulators, dispatched a senator to Washington as special paperboy to deliver the news on the coup in progress. The senator…

Venezuela’s Supreme Court Strikes a Blow to the Impunity of Liberal Terror

By LUCAS KOERNER Last week, the Venezuelan Supreme Court blocked the extremely controversial Amnesty Law passed by the country’s opposition-controlled legislature, which would have pardoned scores of right-wing leaders convicted of violent political crimes. The bill is applicable to all manner of felonies and misdemeanors committed since January 1, 1999, including “damage to the national electrical system”, “violence or…

Narco, Zetas and Paramilitaries: The New Reality in Chiapas.

San Cristóbal de Las Casas Source: Proceso Translated by Ruby Zajac for the UK Zapatista Translation Service In the north, Los Altos and the border between Chiapas and Guatemala, there’s a fight going on between different organised crime groups, and almost no one wants to talk about it. These are areas that even the Zapatista…

Bay of Pigs, the CIA’s Biggest Fiasco, 55 Years Later

Upon learning of the invasion, the Cuban people rose up to defend their revolution and oust the CIA mercenaries. teleSUR Between April 17 and 19 of 1961, a force of Cuban mercenaries, led by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency tried to invade the Caribbean nation of Cuba. Within three days the attempt failed disastrously, with…

The US Media War Against the Leaders of Latin America

On Psychological Warfare: Latin America faces a “Communicational Plan Condor” -Fernando Buen Abad Plan Condor : There are Military Bases and Media Bases in Latin America By Nil Nikandrov Part I Last December the Venezuelan journalist José Vicente Rangel went on his television program to talk about how the Pentagon has created the Center for…

Unconventional Warfare Being Waged Against Brazil and Russia

Definition “In United States doctrine, unconventional warfare (abbreviated UW) is the term for guerrilla warfare that is conducted or supported by units in the United States Special Operations Command.” – Unconventional Warfare Manual By Pepe Escobar Color revolutions would never be enough; Exceptionalistan is always on the lookout for major strategic upgrades capable of ensuring…

War on Latin America

Operation Condor Never Ended: Assassinations and Coup Plots Continue Across Latin America Dedicated to Alexandra Valiente in appreciation of her great selection of coverage on Latin America at Libya 360°. By Hugo Turner @hugoturner1969 Latin America is an often forgotten theater in World War 4 America’s war on the planet that began with the collapse…

Murder Epidemic Halts Colombia’s Peace Process

Colombia: 30 People Assassinated by Paramilitaries in the Last Month By Mike Whitney Paramilitaries and armed thugs have long sullied politics in Latin America, most notably in Colombia and recently in Honduras. A recent increase in politically motivated killings in Colombia coincided with final preparations for signing a peace agreement between the Revolutionary Armed Forces…

The Murder of Chávez. The CIA and DEA Cover Their Tracks

By Nil Nikandrov The journalist Eva Golinger (US – Venezuela) has repeatedly questioned the suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez. The website aporrea.org quotes her statement: «Everything that Washington was trying to achieve during the administration of Hugo Chávez is today being realized in his absence. The cancerous illness from which Chávez suffered was…

Half the Story Has Never Been Told: Commission of Inquiry into the Death of Walter Rodney was a Farce

Above Image: The three member commission pictured with former President of Guyana, Donald Ramotar. From left to right, Senior Counsel Seenath Jairam from Trinidad and Tobago, Donald Ramotar, Barbadian attorney, Queen’s Counsel Sir Richard Cheltenham (chair) and Queen’s Counsel Jacqueline Samuels-Brown from Jamaica.  By Gerald A. Perreira Libya 360° This article was prompted by the unrelenting campaign by friends and…

Kwame Nkrumah : The Coup That Set Ghana and Africa 50 Years Back

Nkrumah wanted to industrialize Ghana within a generation, and everything was on course until the Americans and their British cousins used some disgruntled and self-serving Ghanaian soldiers to stage that terrible coup on 24 February 1966. It was a major setback, not only for Ghana but the whole of Africa! By Charles Quist-Adade “The US…

When Colombia Bombed Ecuador : The Killing of Raul Reyes

teleSUR FARC-EP The FARC’s second in command was killed in Ecuador eight years ago by the Colombian army, with the help of U.S. intelligence. On March 1, 2008, the Colombian military carried out an attack on a FARC guerrilla camp in northern Ecuador, killing one of the group’s top commanders, Raul Reyes. The attack, an…