Decolonial Dialogues: People’s Alternatives to the Pandemic

María Laura Cano Throughout the pandemic, researchers and members of native movements continue the debate on the current situation and present alternatives based on the popular experiences of our region. Abel Perez Wilke: “World System and Civilizational Crisis” On Tuesday 19 May, through the “Redalbatv” youtube channel, a virtual training proposal entitled “Decolonial Dialogues” was…

Chile: Sebastian Piñera Invokes a Genocidal Former President to Call for “Unity”

Businessman and President of Chile, Sebastián Piñera Echeñique, criticized and denounced by various international human rights organizations for the systematic violations of human rights in Chile, particularly in the face of the well-known rebellion that began on October 18, 2019, and for the constant repression of Mapuche communities, recalled in his address on May 21…

The FBI, the Fusion Center, and the Far Right: US Creep in Brazil

Brasil Wire In an important new investigation, journalist Natalia Viana of Agência Pública has revealed how, during Sergio Moro’s 15 month tenure as Justice and Security Minister under Jair Bolsonaro, he quickly enabled the US Federal bureau of investigation to drastically expand its activities and reach in Brazil. The report reveals meetings involving the representatives…

The Persian Rug Weaver Strikes in the US’s ‘Backyard’ Through Venezuela

Elijah J. Magnier Iranian tankers were 2200 km from the US coast when the Iranian-flagged “Fortune”, followed by “Forest”, entered Venezuelan waters, challenging the US embargo and the US’s threats. The Islamic Republic was broadcasting loud and clear a strong message. The first message was dispatched to the US administration after Gulf and Arab Leaders…

Long Live the Friendship Between Africa and Cuba!

On this new celebration of Africa Day we renew our friendship and fraternity with the sister continent Message of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the occasion of Africa Day This year we commemorate Africa Day in Cuba under exceptional conditions due to the Covid-19 pandemic. This, however, will not prevent that such a relevant…

Iranian Oil Tankers Arrive in Gas-Poor Venezuela

Marco Teruggi The first of five Iranian oil tankers, named Fortune, entered Venezuelan waters on Saturday night where it was received by the Bolivarian National Armed Force (FANB). Its arrival was an event followed live throughout the country in view of various speculations about whether or not the U.S. military would attempt any action to…

Iran’s Tankers Reach Venezuelan Waters

TEHRAN (FNA)- The first of five Iranian oil tankers has entered the Venezuelan territorial waters to show Iran’s determination to carry out exports of goods and oil to everywhere in the world regardless of US threats. According to the online tracking data, the Iranian-flagged tanker, named Fortune, arrived in the Venezuelan exclusive economic zone (EEZ)…

The Human Toll of COVID-19 in Brazil

The corona crisis has also brought to the forefront the crisis in Brazil’s healthcare system. The Sistema Único de Saúde – SUS -, Brazil’s publicly funded health system has been facing dire budget cuts over the past several years while the private system has been steadily growing. Brazil is one of the countries worst affected…

Returning to Normality?

Atilio A. Boron The cruel pandemic that is plaguing humanity has aroused reactions of all kinds. A few see it as the cruel but fertile epiphany of a better and more fortunate world that will erupt as the inexorable climax of the widespread destruction unleashed by the coronavirus. If Edouard Bernstein believed that the mere…