All Articles on Latin America

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Accompaniment in Honduras
How can we be free when our sisters and brothers are not?
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'One of the Best': Readers, Fellow Journalists Mourn Passing of Investigative Reporter Robert Parry
"Parry always intrepidly challenged government and corporate media narratives. He leaves behind a mountain of work, and a legacy that has inspired many more journalists."
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The Legacy of Investigative Journalist Robert Parry (1949-2018)
Robert Parry, editor and publisher of Consortiumnews.com, died peacefully Saturday evening. In this tribute, his son Nat Parry describes Robert’s unwavering commitment to independent journalism.
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Opposition leaders Mel Zelaya and Salvador Nasralla speak to crowds during a protest in Tegucigalpa while the army ominously line up behind them. Mel Zelaya was ousted in a military coup, endorsed by the U.S. goverment, in 2009. In 2017, Salvador Nasralla was the presidential candidate for the opposition Alliance Against the Dictatorship. The opposition point to irregularities before, during and after the election that are backed up by reports from the Observer Mission of the Organisation of American States Views
While Pundits Condemn Iran, Honduran Police Kill Street Demonstrators
Do you smell a double standard? You should—and hardly for the first time.
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Teachers demand better pay in Bogota, Colombia. (Photo: EPA/Leonardo Munoz) Views
How Latin America Bucked The Trend Of Rising Inequality
Through sustained networking and resistance, which secured redistribution and recognition, many Latin Americans have come to expect more of their governments.
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"We Don't Want to Repress": Police in Honduras Refuse Orders to Stamp Out Pro-Democracy Protests
"We are tired. And our job is to give peace and security to the Honduran people, not repress them. We want all Hondurans to be safe."
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Three Years for Eternity: A Prayer for Climate Action and the Common Good
In order to fight climate change, we need to unite in action that is collective, global, and shared, involving all strata of society all around the world.
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Argentine President Maurício Macri. (Photo: Marcos Corrêa/PR) Views
An Empire Upside Down
New directions in Trump’s approach to Latin America reveal the changed status of U.S. influence in the region.
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Trump's New Venezuela Sanctions Will Do More Harm Than Good
The Trump administration announced new, unprecedented sanctions against Venezuela on Friday that are designed to cut off financing to Venezuela. The Trump team pretends that the sanctions are only directed at the government. But as any economist knows, this is clearly false. By starving the economy...
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The Battle for Venezuela and Its Oil
Despire the public battles between the New York Times and President Donald Trump, the two seem to be on a similar page about the unfolding crisis in Venezuela. Last week, the administration announced it had “designated” President Nicolas Maduro and other Venezuelan officials, freezing their U.S...
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