Bolivia’s Interim President Jeanine Áñez Is Waging a War on Women

Cindy Forster Self-proclaimed “interim president” Jeanine Añez, with a bible in hand on November 12, 2019. Jeanine Áñez is a woman president in a world with very few of them. She has exercised national power in Bolivia for eight months as the de-facto chief of state following the coup d’état against Indigenous president Evo Morales….

The State and White Supremacy: The Inextricable Link

Ajamu Baraka The demand for “justice” by the pubic had the ironic result of re-legitimizing the state as an institution that could in fact render justice – but only an empowered people can establish a just order. “It is the settler state, and the corrupt colonial/capitalist system and the interests that it upholds, that must…

Pan-African and International Solidarity Will Break Sanctions

A-APRP Venezuelan protest against Imperialism: Photo Source: PSUV Facebook Not one European colonizer or settler-colonist brought land to the African continent. They stole it when they arrived. Consequently, it is not only logical, but just, that Africans take the land back. Because British settlers stole Zimbabwe territory and called it “Rhodesia” as a tribute to…

The Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team and Nicaragua: Science or Injustice?

Jorge Capelán You can’t promote human rights by accepting money from the empire that violates them massively and with impunity The Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team, EAAF1, created in the mid-1980s, is a very prestigious human rights organization in Argentina and Latin America2 for, among other things, having found the mortal remains of the founder of…

Nicaragua: Virtual Reality and Human Rights

Stephen Sefton Armed opposition activistsoutside Managua’s national Baseball Stadium in Managua, May 30th 2018. (still from a video shot by the opposition  media outlet Radio Corporación included in the video “Un Plan para Sumar” by Juventud Presidente ) Ever since January 2007, the Western human rights industry has attacked Nicaragua’s Sandinista government for being undemocratic…

Guayana Esequiba, a Robbery, Various Courts, and Great Riches

Marco Teruggi The International Court of Justice in the Hague has begun the debate to decide whether it has jurisdiction to deal with the request of Guyana with respect to the territory known as Esequibo, which is disputed with Venezuela. What is behind this request? Why is it occurring now and what is does the…

Three Political Fronts Where Chavism Has Taken the Offensive in 2020

Misión Verdad The popular mobilization of women and men in civic-military union and the measures of social protection and promotion are the driving forces of Chavismo. Photo: Archives A crisis that is not only circumstantial or regional, but systemic and global, has been catalyzed by the pandemic that branches out from the geopolitical to the…

Indignation in Colombia Amid Spree of Assassinations

Tanya Wadhwa Peasant communities in Catatumbo denounced that Soldiers from the Colombian Army assassinated Salvador Jaime Duran on June 27. Photo: Colombia Informa The wave of assassinations and acts of sexual violence carried out by security forces and paramilitary groups against Colombian civilians in the past week has shaken the country A series of assassinations…

Covid 19: June “Revelations” and Confirmations

Marinella Correggia Rome’s famed Colosseum reopened on June 1. (AFP) For months we have witnessed the twists and turns, revelations and corrections around Covid-19. Great is the confusion under the sky. But we are not in Mao’s time, and therefore the situation is by no means a good one. Let’s connect some dots. 1. WHO:…