New Evidence in Ayotzinapa Disappearance Case Contradicts Official Version

Tanya Wadhwa Parents and family members of the 43 disappeared students of the Ayotzinapa Rural Teachers’ School held a peaceful march in Chilpancingo city on September 21. Photo: Sergio Ocampo/La Jornada Almost seven years after the forced disappearance of 43 students of the Rural Teachers’ College in the town of Ayotzinapa, Mexico, the struggle for…

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…

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…

CELAC Summit to Decide Fate of OAS

Kawsachun News Marcelo Ebrard chairs the XXI Meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) in Mexico City. July 24, 2021. Photo: Mexico Foreign Ministry The fate of the Organization of American States (OAS) will be discussed at the upcoming summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean…

Fascist Anniversaries

Abel Prieto The image depicts the Matanza de Tóxcatl, also known as the Matanza del Templo Mayo. Photo: Wikipedia Tenochtitlán fell into the hands of Hernán Cortés on August 13, 1521. On the 500th anniversary of that day of horror and barbarism, celebrated with jubilation by the fiercest conquerors, Mexico paid tribute to the Indigenous…

The Agenda for Venezuela’s Peace Talks in Mexico

Kawsachun News A Memorandum of Understanding was signed by attorney Gerardo Blyde, head of the opposition negotiation team, Norway’s Dag Nylander, head of the Facilitation Team, and Jorge Rodriguez on behalf of the Bolivarian Government of Venezuela. The Bolivarian government of Venezuela and representatives of the US-backed opposition have officially begun a new dialogue process…

The Defense of the Cuban Revolution is a Struggle Against Fascism

José Luis Granados Ceja (@GranadosCeja) Members of the National Federation of Revolutionary Students “Rafael Ramirez” demonstrate in support of the Cuban Revolution and against US imperialism in front of the Cuban Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico, July 17, 2021. (José Luis Granados Ceja) Both Republican and Democrat administrations are willing to work with far-right actors…

Some Respectful Notes from Nicaragua for AMLO

Jorge Capelán and Stephen Sefton In these times of increasing popular struggle in Latin America, comrades who should be more familiar with the reality of our countries cause many of us perplexity and hurt when they go against the grain of history. Last week, Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador called on the government of Nicaragua to…

Mexico: Voters Hand Lopez Obrador’s Party a Majority in Congress

Kawsachun News Photo: Twitter / @mario_delgado The preliminary count (PREP) conducted by Mexico’s electoral authority gave President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s party MORENA, together with its coalition parties, control of the lower house of Congress but fell short of securing a supermajority. The estimate by the National Electoral Institute (INE) gave the coalition of MORENA,…

A False Messiah? The Empire Strikes Back at AMLO

Misión Verdad López Obrador representa un obstáculo para los intereses imperiales (Foto: Gobierno de México) It has been already stated on many occasions that it is enough for a country to show autonomy or not fully bend to the designs of the United States for it to swell the ranks of its list of enemies…