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…

Coups and Neo-Coups in Latin America

Juan Paz y Miño Cepeda Ecuadorian historian Juan Paz y Miño Cepeda looks at revamped regime change efforts in Venezuela and elsewhere. I recently received an article entitled “Coups and neo-coups in Latin America. Violence and political conflict in the twenty-first century” by Carlos Alberto Figueroa Ibarra, a long-time friend and academic at the University…

Greece Gives Birth to Another Virulent Neo-Nazi Party

Andrew Lee Ilias Kasidiaris posing in the center alongside other GD members with a Nazi Wehrmacht flag during the Winter Solstice in Greece. (December 21, 2012.) [Source: efsyn.gr] Greeks for the Fatherland:” Ilias Kasidiaris and Greece’s New Far-Right Party A new neo-Nazi party, “Greeks for the Fatherland,” has formed in Greece under the leadership of…

Allende’s Chile: 50 Years On – Mourning and Celebrating

Francisco Dominguez Francisco Domínguez writes: This 4th September marks 50 years since the electoral victory of Salvador Allende in Chile, an event that sent shock waves through the regionally dominated system of US hegemony – bringing panic to the White House. Five decades on, the reverberations of its appeal still resonate very strongly, both in…

Bolivia: The CIA is Managing the Electoral Campaign of the De Facto Government

Marka Abya Yala The Áñez government hired the same lobbyist as the government that overthrew Zelaya in Honduras. As many critics have pointed out, the Bolivian cycle bears a striking similarity to the coup d’etat that overthrew Honduran President Manuel “Mel” Zelaya a decade ago. The leftist leader was removed from office by the military,…

Salvador Allende, Fifty Years After His Victory

Atilio Borón There are dates that mark indelible milestones in the history of Our America. Today, September 4th, is one of those days. Like January 1, 1959, the triumph of the Cuban Revolution; or April 13, 2002, when the Venezuelan people took to the streets and reinstalled Hugo Chávez, a prisoner of the coup plotters,…

Allende, the Greatness of Our America

Angel Guerra Cabrera Fifty years after the historic electoral victory of Salvador Allende, the standard-bearer of the Unidad Popular(UP) for the presidency of Chile, it is necessary to reflect on that first attempt, on a universal scale, to advance towards socialism through elections. The UP government lasted barely four years but was able to accumulate…

Evo Morales Denounces Latest Coup Plot, Warns of an Immanent Massacre

Ramiro Garcia Evo Morales denounces the coup d’état the government and military is preparing. Lauca Eñe-RKC-7-08-20.- Former Bolivian president Evo Morales Ayma, speaking to Radio Kawsachun Coca on the occasion of the 195th anniversary of the Armed Forces, denounced that according to his information, the government and the military are preparing a coup d’état to…

The Prosecution of Alvaro Uribe: The Start of a New Narco-War in Colombia?

Misión Verdad Álvaro Uribe, center, was Colombia’s president from 2002 to 2010, and is the mentor of current Colombian President Iván Duque, right, and acting Vice President Marta Lucía Ramírez, left. Photo: Henry Romero / Reuters In Colombia, a unanimous decision by the Supreme Court of Justice has placed Senator and former President Álvaro Uribe…

Bolivia: The Coup Within the Coup

Hector Bernardo While the social and union movements carry out roadblocks to demand that the TSE respect the electoral timetable, the coup leaders, led by Arturo Murillo, are meeting with Tuto Quiroga, high-ranking military officials, CIA agents and US Embassy officials to plan the strategy that will allow them to perpetuate themselves in power. Bolivia…