Paramilitarism and the Colombian Elections

Valerie Carmel Colombians will elect a new president on June 17, choosing between former Senator Ivan Duque and long-time legislator and former Mayor of Bogota Gustavo Petro. Their platforms differ on every policy matter, but most importantly both have very different connections to paramilitarism. Duque, candidate for the Democratic Center Party, has received the support…

Honduras in Flames

A highway protest on December 1 against vote tampering in favor of President Juan Orlando Hernández, popularly known as JOH – “Get Out JOH, narco-dictator!” (Honduras Solidarity Network) Aaron Schneider and Rafael R. Ioris Ten days after Honduras’ presidential elections, results have not been announced and Honduras is in flames. Thousands of demonstrators have been…

Deceptive Intelligence

CNN breaks story on Slave Trade in Libya; French Government voices concern for African Migrants By Gerald A. Perreira Internationalist 360° The world we find ourselves in is complex and full of contradictions. It is easy to fall for rudimentary textbook propaganda based on simplistic dichotomies, such as ‘the good guys versus the bad guys’….