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Why are the billionaires laughing?

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Latin America


Reporting Human Rights Abuses Is Not a Crime

We stand with the Colombian Peace Community of San José de Apartadó

Defend the Sacred Alliance ·


The Dirty Campaign Underlying Ecuador's "Free and Fair" Election

Given all the strikes against Arauz, it is remarkable the progressive presidential candidate Andrés Arauz did so well.

Medea Benjamin ·


Ruling Restores Right of Former Brazilian President Lula da Silva to Challenge Bolsonaro in 2022

"The election starts today," said one prominent political reporter. "It's virtually impossible Lula won't be a candidate.

Brett Wilkins ·


'Pure Sadism': Biden Blasted for Continuing Trump's Recognition of Guaidó Coup Regime and Deadly Sanctions in Venezuela

"How about a new Good Neighbor Policy on non-interference?" asked CodePink co-founder Medea Benjamin. 

Brett Wilkins ·


Massive Protests in Peru Against 'Legislative Coup' That Ousted President Martín Vizcarra

"All of Peru is fired up, we're all very angry," said one protester. 

Kenny Stancil ·


'Let This Echo Around the World': Nearly 50 Years After US-Backed Coup, Chile Votes to Rewrite Pinochet Era Constitution

"This historic day belongs to those who have struggled for decades, to those who have given their lives, to the tortured, to the mutilated, and especially to those who remain imprisoned."

Kenny Stancil ·


Nearly One Year After 2019 'Right-Wing Coup,' Bolivians Head to the Polls for National Elections

"It is very important that each and every one of us calmly wait for each and every vote to be counted," said Evo Morales, the nation's ousted democratically-elected leader, from exile in Argentina.

Jon Queally ·


Sanders Leads 30 Democrats in Call for OAS to Avoid Prolonging 'Crisis of Democracy and Human Rights' in Bolivia

Their letter to the State Department demands "that the United States government take responsibility for what is done with our taxpayer dollars."

Brett Wilkins ·


Biden Urged to Adopt a Good Neighbor Policy Toward Latin America

 Progressive groups see the need to push a new administration to make a positive contribution to the well-being of people throughout the hemisphere.

Medea Benjamin ·


Urging 'New Good Neighbor Policy,' 100 Groups Demand Biden End US Destructive Imperialist Approach to Latin America

"The next administration must undo the brutal harms of the 2016-2020 Trump administration and must understand how past U.S. economic, security, and environmental policies have fueled mass migration."

Andrea Germanos ·

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