The Fall of Al-Watiyah Base Establishes Permanent Turkish Presence in Western Libya

The Turkish regime controls the Tunisian-Algerian-Libyan border triangle The fall of the Al-Watiyah military base to the Muslim Brotherhood and mercenaries establishes a permanent Turkish military presence in Libya, considering that all speculation is directed towards Turkey after its control of the remaining bases in the Western region (Mitiga and Misrata) in addition to the…

Argentine Social Movements Propose a Food Sovereignty Plan

Peoples Dispatch Argentine Social movements, Ciudad Futura and the Frente Patria Grande, proposed a food sovereignty plan that promotes the creation of a public food company to ensure the access to food to vulnerable sections of the society. Photo: MTE Rural In the face of the situation of hunger and poverty caused by the previous…

Covid 19: The Swedish Model Under the Magnifying Glass

Frida Hessel “If we open up the economy, we will end up like Sweden,” said Argentinian President Alberto Fernández, announcing the extension of the country’s quarantine until 24 May. “When they tell me to follow the Swedish example, I see that Sweden, with a population of 10 million, now has more than 3,000 deaths from…

Argentines Commemorate the Victims of the US-backed Military Dictatorship

Tanya Wadhwa Tens of thousands of people placed white handkerchiefs on their windows, balconies and doors to pay homage to the victims of the dictatorship and demand justice for them. Photo: @abril.pereztorres This March 24 marked 44 years since the US-backed military coup was carried out in Argentina and installed the bloodiest dictatorship in the…

Argentina: March 24th, An Essential Remembrance

Atilio A. Boron Exactly 44 years ago, Argentina was falling into the abyss. A bloody civil-military dictatorship took over the country and put in place, from the State, a systematic plan to exterminate those who dreamed of building a better world. No crime was left unperpetrated and no life spared. They spied, persecuted, kidnapped, applied…

A Legacy: The Feminist Lineage of the Liberators

Juliana Marino Juliana Marino, center, with Argentinean activists Graciela Ramirez and Alicia Jrapko A few days away from the historic March 8 and its annual celebration/resistance, a few days away from another tremendous feminicide in a southern province of my country, four years away from the imprisonment of Milagro Sala and her comrades, a week…

Argentina’s Indigenous Children Are Dying Because of Agribusiness

Gaston Rodriguez Record numbers of land clearings in the province of Salta have deprived communities of their territories and their way of living. Six Wichi native children have already died. Environmentalists are focusing on soy expansion. “The media refer to six Wichi children who died in Salta but there are many more who preceded them…

Behind the Coup: The Argentine Intelligence Agency (AFI) in Bolivia

Behind Back Doors The CIA station in La Paz instructed the Chief of Argentine Intelligence Agency (AFI, by its abbreviation in Spanish) in Bolivia, José Sanchez, to support the gathering of information on Evo Morales and his administrations; and all Cuban, Venezuelan and Nicaraguan officials residing in Bolivia, including diplomats. In order to comply with…