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'Dictatorship Never Again': Massive Pro-Democracy Protests Sweep Brazil

"Democracy involves changing the government and eliminating neo-fascism," said one prominent protester, "but above all, ensuring that the working class, the people, have the rights guaranteed in the Constitution."
Brett Wilkins ·


Leftist Petro's Huge Colombian Primary Win Seen as Latest Wave in New 'Pink Tide'

The senator and former revolutionary guerrilla—who secured his coalition's presidential nomination with 80% of the primary vote—is now the front-runner in May's presidential election.

Brett Wilkins ·


The Imperialist Agenda of the Organization of American States (OAS)

OAS has always functioned as foreign policy arm of the imperial overreach of the United States government

Marc Becker ·


Latin America Needs a Progressive Green Democratic Revolution

A green populism could be the basis of a new kind of politics in Latin America, one that embraces many of the region's struggles in a challenge to neoliberalism.

Rodrigo Echecopar ·


'The Other 9/11': Progressives Remember Allende's Chile

"On this day in 1973, Salvador Allende's democratically elected socialist government was overthrown in a military coup led by the U.S.-backed fascist Augusto Pinochet."

Kenny Stancil ·


Venezuela Dialogue Offers Way Out of Crisis

In Washington, the Biden administration must lift cruel sanctions, back diplomacy, and end support for right-wing factions trying to destabilize the elected government.

Leonardo Flores ·


US Concern for Cuba, Latin America Is Spin For Intervention

Any help or aid from the US always comes with conditions and ulterior motives.

Tamara Pearson ·


It's Time for a New Good Neighbor Policy Toward Latin America

President Biden must resist trying to revive a new Cold War with China and using that to undermine progressive governments in South America and side with the industrial oligarchs.

Jesse Jackson ·



'An SOS Has Sounded in Colombia': Rights Groups Blast Deadly Repression of National Strike

"The people of Colombia are being executed at the altar of austerity by a government that has lost its legitimacy in their eyes," said Progressive International. 

Brett Wilkins ·


IG Report Finds Trump Aid to Venezuela Was Aimed at Toppling Maduro

"This was incredibly obvious at the time, but it's shocking to see the details," said one U.S. journalist and author. 

Brett Wilkins ·

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