After Sept. 7: Bolsonaro’s Record Disapproval

 Gabriel Deslandes A survey by Datafolha, the research institute linked to  Folha de São Paulo newspaper, shows that President Jair Bolsonaro’s disapproval rating has reached a record high.  53% of Brazilians surveyed consider him either poor or very bad, up two points from the record level reached during the last survey, conducted in July. The…

The Lesson Nicolás Maduro Gave to His Counterparts at CELAC

Laila Tejaldine The President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, emerged stronger from his participation in the VI Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC). Despite the more than 400 sanctions against Venezuela, despite the 2 assassination attempts against President Nicolás Maduro, despite the formation of the Lima Group to overthrow the Constitutional…

Havana Syndrome, Directed Energy Weapons, and the New Cold War

Alan Macleod While the jury is still out on who committed the attacks against U.S. officials, or even whether there were any attacks at all, directed energy weapons certainly do exist. Havana Syndrome might be science fiction, but directed energy weapons are very much science fact. HAVANA — It started in 2016. U.S. officials in…

Declaration of the VI Summit of Heads of State and Government of CELAC

The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), aware of the importance of this mechanism for consultation, unity and political dialogue that includes the thirty-three countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, based on historical ties, the shared principles and values of our peoples, mutual trust between our governments, respect for differences, the need…

Colombia Further Isolated After CELAC Summit

Kawsachun News Ivan Duque’s increasingly isolated narco-regime has expressed contempt for the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) following today’s 6th Summit of Heads of State and Government. Colombia, notably absent from Saturday’s meeting, had blocked the Summit’s declaration in the latest sign of discord with the rest of the region. A press…

AMLO is Right: We Must Leave the OAS Behind

Piedad Córdova Ruíz AMLO proposes to bury the Organization of American States, which he rightly calls a lackey organization. In the framework of the bicentenary of the first independence deeds in Our America, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, AMLO, taking up the Bolivarian ideology, proposes to bury the Organization of American States, which he…

Five Eyes in Latin America: Australia’s Secret Role in Chile’s Coup

Kit Klarenberg Declassified files expose Australia’s secret role in General Pinochet’s seizure of power, and shed light on the ongoing participation of the United States’ Five Eyes partners in covert intelligence operations in Latin America, as well as assistance from US-allied governments in neighbouring countries, namely Brazil. Washington’s central role in the violent overthrow of…

CELAC to Choose Between Dignity or OAS’ Monroe Doctrine

Kawsachun News After five years without meeting, Heads of State and Government of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) will convene on Saturday for the VI Summit in Mexico City. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, whose late Friday arrival upstaged all other participants of the Summit, has submitted a proposal to his Mexican counterpart, Andrés…

Ecuadorians Mobilize against Lasso’s Anti-People Policies

Peoples Dispatch On September 15, thousands of Ecuadorians took to the streets in different provinces of the country against the neoliberal policies of the right-wing government of President Guillermo Lasso. Photo: CONAIE/Twitter The primary demands of the trade unions and social organizations include the immediate discontinuation of the neoliberal measure in force since last year,…

Indigenous People of Brazil Fight for Their Future

Nick Estes Six thousand Indigenous leaders from all over Brazil gathered in Brasília from Aug. 22 to Aug. 27 in the Struggle for Life camp. The demonstration is thought to be the biggest Indigenous protest in Brazil’s history.  Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has given new license to the killing of Indigenous people in Brazil. Before…