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…

Brazil: A Nation Contaminated by Agrotoxins

Danay Galletti Hernández A law passed in 2003 by then-President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva requires that intentional contaminants not be used in the production process. | Photo: EFE According to an investigation revealed last year, about 40 thousand people were treated in the Brazilian health system from 2007 to 2017, after being exposed to…

Brazil’s Brumadinho Dam: Corporate Terrorism and Environmental Racism

Why the Brumadinho dam collapse is also a case of environmental racism Rute Pina A demographic survey on the communities impacted by the burst three months ago of a Vale dam in Brumadinho, in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, shows that black and low-income people were the most affected by the tragedy. Down the first…

Three Vale Dams in Minas Gerais at High or Imminent Risk of Collapse

Brasil de Fato The risk level of three dams operated by Vale in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil, was raised to the highest grade, the mining giant said on Wednesday, sounding the warning sirens for the second time in little more than one month. The dams are located in the same state that suffered two…

Beyond Mariana and Brumadinho: Vale’s Long History of Violations

The history of the world’s third largest miner is tainted by crimes against the environment and local communities Leonardo Fernandes, Lu Sudré, and Rute Pina Criminal responsibility: Brazilian mining giant Vale lost US$19 billion in market value after the rupture of Brumadinho dam in January / Yasuyoshi Chiba/Archive/AFP Brazil’s biggest miner and the third largest…

Private Interests Threaten Brazil’s Raposa Serra do Sol Indigenous Territory

Leonardo Fernandes Raposa Serra do Sol indigenous residents protest in Brasília in April 2018. | Carl de Souza/AFP There are approximately 20,000 indigenous people of the ethnic groups Macuxi, Uapixana, Ingaricó, Taurepangue, and Patamonas living in the indigenous land Raposa Serra do Sol, North of Brazil. The reserve was first established in 1993 by the…

Transnational Capitalism and Populist Nationalist Movements

Don Hamerquist Part One … Yanis Varoufakis, former Greek finance minister and co-founder of the DiEM25 democratic movement, laments the triumph of a Nationalist International – at least stressing that they “sprang out of the cesspool of financialized capitalism.” — Pepe Escobar, “The West Against The Rest or The West Against Itself?” 9/18/18 Two things…

Prior Consultation and Ideological Kidnapping at the Hands of the Honduran State

OFRANEH Translation by Internationalist 360° After more than two decades since ILO Convention 169 was ratified and a decade after the United Nations Declaration on Indigenous Peoples was approved, the State of Honduras is imposing a Law of Prior Consultation for indigenous peoples with which allegedly seeks to “comply” with the commitments made, while dismantling…