Chile Will Experience an Intense 2021

Paul Walder The Chilean model went off the rails in October 2019 and has since begun its process of deterioration. The first and fierce blow dealt by the popular revolt was followed in a course of continuity by the pandemic and the productive and commercial shutdown, with disastrous effects on the economy and its neoliberal…

The US’s Idea of Diplomacy with Ecuador is a Multibillion-Dollar Loan Trap

Vijay Prashad US International Development Finance Corporation head Adam Boehler with Ecuadorian president Lenin Moreno. Photo: US International Development Finance Corporation, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons On January 14, the US International Development Finance Corporation provided Ecuador with a loan of $2.8 billion. This move was part of the US strategy to remove Chinese businesses…

Ecuador: Silencing the People

Are the voices of everyday Ecuadorians being heard? Local journalists weigh in on the persecution, censorship and sabotage on their profession by the powers that be. Police oust supporters of Ecuadorian presidential candidate, Andrés Arauz, from a public square. “Mass fraud is being prepared for election day.” Leading candidate has issued a stark warning to…

Biden’s Inauguration: Let’s Look to Reality and History

Ellys SeguraAs eyes around the world turn to Washington D.C. to observe the transition of the presidency from Donald Trump to Joe Biden, many are wondering what to expect from the incoming Biden presidency. Many liberal and mainstream media sources have fallen into the analytical dead end of repeating the need for “unity” and a…

Elections in Ecuador: A Road Plagued by Unknowns

Pablo Jofre Leal The Ecuadorian people have an appointment with the polls. Next February 7th, this South American country will elect a new president, within a national and global framework impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and a presidency, administered by Lenín Moreno with 90% citizen disapproval and population that according to data from polling companies,…

Presidential Promise: Ecuador’s Election Critical for the Left

Steve Lalla Andrés Arauz campaigning in October, 2020 The citizens of Ecuador will go to the polls on February 7 and elect their new president, four years after Lenin Moreno won the position, reneged on his campaign promises, and turned the country inside out. Following his election in 2017, Moreno sold out his predecessor and…

Philosophy of the Revolution: Ethics of Revolutionary Love

Fernando Buen Abad Domínguez “The highest link that the human species can reach is to be revolutionary” Che Guevara The Ethics of Rifles and the Ethics of Tenderness An ethical watchword travels the world. Today, more than ever, Fidel’s statement shines in all its power, defining: “the duty of every revolutionary is to make revolution”….

Guatemalan Security Forces Repress Honduran Migrant Caravan Heading Towards the US

Peoples Dispatch Guatemalan security forces repressed thousands of Honduran migrants with tear gas and stun grenades on January 17, in the town of Vado Hondo, in the department of Chiquimula, bordering Honduras. Photo: Prensa Libre Guatemalan military and police forces, on January 17, repressed the caravan of thousands of Honduran migrants and prevented them from…

Cuba To Produce 100 Million COVID-19 Vaccines for Citizens and Other Developing Nations

James Tweedie Countries including India, Pakistan, Iran, Vietnam and neighbouring Venezuela are already interested in importing the Cuban-developed Soberana-2 vaccine against COVID-19, the Finlay Institute said, although the jab is still undergoing clinical trials. Cuba’s Finlay Institute is preparing to produce 100 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccines this year — citing demand from other…