Shattered Dreams: The Assassination of Jorge Eliécer Gaitán

Steve Lalla On April 9, 1948, Colombian Liberal politician, movement leader, and social activist Jorge Eliécer Gaitán Ayala was murdered in the capital city of Bogotá. His killing changed the country’s history forever. During the 1940s the charismatic orator and lawyer had steered the Liberal party towards socialism. Gaitán was leading the presidential race at…

Venezuela Has a Strategy: Bolivarian Shield

Sergio Rodríguez Gelfenstein Civilians practice combat tactics for the defense of their homeland, Feb. 15, 2020. | Photo: Twitter/ @Bauxilum_CVG Throughout history (at least since the end of World War II) the interventionist imprint of the United States has had the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) as the main actor. The entire conspiratorial framework that led…

Violence and Humanitarian Crisis Intensify in Colombia

Peoples Dispatch The situation of violence in Colombia has led to the force displacements of around 15,000 people in different parts of the country. Photo: CONPAZCOL/Twitter According to the INDEPAZ, as of April 6, 43 social leaders and 14 ex-combatants of FARC have been assassinated by illegal armed groups. 91 people have been killed in…

Still Unsolved: the Great Crime that Triggered the 1994 Rwandan Genocide

Jeremy Kuzmarov Remains of plane carrying Rwanda’s President Juvénal Habyarimana whose death triggered the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. [Source: bbc.com] After 27 years, strong evidence implicates Rwandan dictator Paul Kagame and the CIA in the downing of Hutu President Juvénal Habyarimana’s airplane. Just after 8 p.m. on the night of April 6, 1994, two surface-to-air…

Ecuador: Lenin Moreno and the CIA against Andres Arauz

Katu Arkonada The second round of the Ecuadorian election between the candidate of the pro-Correa citizen revolution Arauz and the banker Lasso is approaching, and things are accelerating in the axis formed by Lenin Moreno and the United States, with its intelligence services at the forefront. Recently, a secret meeting took place in the Galapagos…

US Military Bases, Training, and New Threats

Pablo Ruiz In Latin America and the Caribbean, the army, the DEA, the CIA, and other U.S. agencies, have innumerable bases of operations, facilities, offices, as military agreements that allow them to operate at any time in our territories. In the past, they claimed that their objective was to combat communism, subversion, revolution, which challenged…

Haiti: The United Nations and the US-Backed Regime of Terror

Pierre Michel Chéry On Friday, March 5, 2021, Joseph Lissner Mathieu was extradited to the United States, arrested by DEA and FBI agents. The police spokesman preferred to use the word “transfer” as if that would make a difference in a country where law and justice no longer exist. The news caused a sensation in…

U.S. Government Turns Somalia Into Failed State to Steal Its Oil for Shell and Exxon-Mobil

Nick Alexandrov U.S. Special Forces soldier trains Somali operative. [Source: geeskaafrika.com] United States foreign policy in Somalia has always sided with the wrong side.” That’s how Mohamed Haji Ingiriis, a young Somali historian studying for his doctorate at Oxford, summarized Washington’s legacy there in an interview with CovertAction Magazine. Instead of promoting what it claims…

The Bolivian Coup: Neither Forgiveness, Nor Forgetting, Nor Reconciliation

Revista Crisis On March 12, former Bolivian dictator Jeanine Áñez was arrested at her home in Trinidad. The arrest was in response to a judicial process initiated by the Attorney General’s Office for her role in the most recent episode of democratic rupture in the region. In addition to the massacres that followed the coup…