When Transnationals Cultivate War: The Venezuela-Guyana Case

Misión Verdad The Venezuelan-Guyanese dispute has increased in volume and frequency, the cartelized and globalized media are hovering around the issue with the typical pattern that precedes the attacks by the West on “failed States” to impose “peace and democracy” which, in the long run, will never arrive. On previous occasions, their repeated “information” has…

Vaccines as Ammunition: Pharmaceuticals Grab Europe by the Scruff of the Neck

Heathcliff Cedeño The low supply of vaccines by pharmaceutical companies has generated conflicts between the EU and member countries (Photo: AFP). Europe’s Population as Prey The appearance of the SARS-CoV-2 virus revealed the fragility of the world’s healthcare systems, even in countries considered to be at the forefront of public health networks. European nations such…

The Venezuelan Conuquera Seed Signifies a Struggle for Identity and Resistance

Eder Peña The conuco as a system and concept brings with it the care and multiplication of seeds of traditional and new items. Life, culture, knowledge, health, traditional agricultural systems and even the questions of the people and communities are based on native and Creole seeds, which are their common heritage. Their free circulation is…

Covid-19 and the Danger of Transgenic Vaccines

Silvia Ribeiro The persistence of the covid-19 pandemic has unleashed an unbridled race for a vaccine, the narrowest of approaches. Epidemics are always a time of upsurge for the voracious pharmaceutical industry, which is hyper-concentrated on 20 major transnationals that control most of the global market and are not interested in health, but in profits…

Controlling Epidemics? The WHO Had the Answer 40 Years Ago

Alison Rosamund Katz For once, everyone agrees. The only way to deal effectively with Covid 19 is through comprehensive, equitable, universally accessible health systems. This was precisely the solution proposed to countries by the World Health Organization (WHO) at the International Conference on Primary Health Care[1] held in 1978 in Alma Ata, in the former…

The Win-Win Situation Hidden Behind the Amazonia Fires

Real World Radio “How agribusiness and financial markets profit from the devastation of the world´s largest tropical forest”. In this first part of a series of two audio-visual reports, Friends of the Earth Brazil unravels the forces behind the crimes that take place in Brazilian forests. In its second part, the organization analyzes, together with…

Peoples Mobilization: Crucial Negotiations in Geneva for a Globally Binding Treaty on TNCs

Global Campaign to Reclaim Peoples Sovereignty, Dismantle Corporate Power and Stop Impunity Historic process continues at the UN: This week states enter substantive negotiations of the text of a binding treaty on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights. PRESS RELEASE: 14 October 2019, Geneva: The United Nations (UN) Inter-governmental Working…

Environmental Terrorism: The Amazon in the Spotlight

Stella Calloni The voracious fire in the Amazon in Brazil that has been burning for more than two weeks was premeditated, since, according to researchers, there were simultaneous fires in different locations while President Jair Bolsonaro not only failed to take the necessary steps to control the situation, but also used this tragedy to accuse…

The Delegates of the Transnationals that Make Up the Fake Government of Juan Guaidó

Misión Verdad Transnational corporations pull the strings of the false government of Juan Guaidó (Photo: Archive) Recently, the artificial “president” Juan Guaidó made a new appointment to his group of representatives who control Venezuelan assets and resources taken illegally by the United States. He is Carlos Jordá, an expert in the oil industry who chaired…

The Resistance of Honduras Against the Neocolonial Regime

Prensa CRBZ Honduras is experiencing a continuation of the coup d’état that overthrew President Zelaya in 2009. The authoritarian regime that oppresses the country is characterized by extractivism, electoral fraud, assassination, militarization, drug trafficking and militarism. At the same time, the people resist on the basis of their capacity for struggle and the ideas, the…