Bolivia: MAS Appoints Morales as Director of its 2020 Campaign

The Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) will define its presidential and vice-presidential candidates. At a national meeting that brought together hundreds of militants in Cochabamba, Bolivia, the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) Saturday designated former President Evo Morales as its campaign director for the 2020 elections. “I am surprised by the great meeting held by the ‘Process…

Fascists, With Help from the US, Are Trying to Take Control of Latin America

Popular Resistance Clearing the FOG hosts Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese interviewed William Camacaro, a Venezuelan activist living in New York City who is active with the Solidarity Committee with Venezuela NYC and organizes food sovereignty tours to Venezuela, on the eve of the December 3 Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (TIAR) meeting in Colombia….

Final Declaration of the International Communications Congress

The delegates gathered in the city of Caracas, capital of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, in the framework of the “International Communications Congress”, after due deliberation have reached the following conclusions: The peoples of the world are subjected to a whirlpool of tensions, conflicts and wars instigated by the capitalist system in its neoliberal phase….

Mercosur Summit: Uruguay Calls for Activation of Democratic Clause in Bolivia

Evo Morales responded quickly and welcomed the decision of Tabaré Vázquez’s government. The Uruguayan government demanded that legal protocols be activated to analyze Bolivia’s permanence in the bloc because the country’s constitutional order is being violated. “Mercosur must demand from the de facto Bolivian authorities full respect for human rights,” said the Foreign Ministry. During…

President Maduro: Economy and Dollarization

Jesús Faría In a recent interview with José Vicente Rangel, President Nicolás Maduro was again able to present part of his economic vision. There he expressed the dramatic impact of the economic sanctions imposed illegally and criminally by the U.S. government. The President also referred to the need to recover national production, at which point…

Peace, Neoliberalism and Political Shifts in Colombia

The Tricontinental National Indigenous March, May 2016, Department of Cauca. | Credit: Marcha Patriótica’s communication team. Peace in Colombia has been on Latin America’s political agenda for decades. The very opposite of peace has been foisted upon the country by the United States through Plan Colombia (2000) and through the installation of seven foreign military…

U.S. Crusade Against Cuban International Medical Cooperation

Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs As MINREX warned in a statement released August 29, 2019, the United States government has, since last year, been waging an intense, offensive campaign against the medical collaboration Cuba provides, along with threats of sanctions against Cuban leaders and pressure on recipient states to end such cooperation. Directed…

OAS Electoral Report on Bolivia Confirms Role in Coup

Franco Vielma After the OAS “preliminary report” was issued, the Armed Forces “suggested” the resignation of President Evo Morales. Photo: Erbol The Organization of American States (OAS) recently published a report entitled “Analysis of Electoral Integrity General Elections in the Plurinational State of Bolivia” (Análisis de Integridad Electoral Elecciones Generales en el Estado Plurinacional de…

The Sacaba and Senkata Massacres: How State Terrorism Operates in Bolivia

Mison Verdad On November 15, a massacre was carried out in Sacaba, in which the military and police murdered citizens and coca growers of the Chapare (Photo: Jorge Abrego / EFE). After a few days of gathering information in El Alto, the delegation assigned by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) for Bolivia, headed…

Latin America: Imperialist Subversion Forges Full Speed Ahead

The United States is losing ground. Its projected dream of an American century, in the 21st, is fading away, and the Yankee battleship sinking. For its experts, it is no secret that the People’s Republic of China, with its booming economy, is on its way to becoming the world’s number one power by 2030, and…

Our America in the Face of the Onslaught of Imperialism and the Oligarchies

Declaration of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on December 3, 2019 The most recent events in the region confirm that the US government and the reactionary oligarchies bear the primary responsibility for the dangerous unrest and political and social instability that broke out in Latin America and the Caribbean. As was anticipated by the First…