Venezuelans will go to the polls on November 21 to elect state governors, mayors, regional legislators and local councils, reports Coral Wynter.
Latin America & the Caribbean
Helen Jaffe, Sujatha Fernandes and Ian Ellis-Jones discuss the the July 11 protests in Cuba, the corporate media's distortions of them and what is happening in that country now.
Brazil’s Supreme Court reserved its judgment on a historic case winding back Indigenous land rights, known as marco temporal (timeframe), on September 15, reports Davi Bertges.
Nearly 15,000 Haitian migrants camped on the Mexico-Texas border were rounded up by US border patrol agents on horseback, reports Malik Miah.
A slew of anti-Indigenous legislation, escalating violence and the COVID-19 pandemic threaten the existence of Brazil’s original people, reports Nick Estes.
Ian Ellis-Jones writes that the United States' ban on remittances to Cuba has had a detrimental impact on the standard of living of Cuban families, compounding the impact of the decades-long economic blockade.
Mexico’s Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that laws penalising women and pregnant persons for terminating their pregnancy are unconstitutional, reports Tanya Wadhwa.
Ross Davidson presents two new free publications that provide some essential background to the Cuban Revolution and Washington’s implacable hostility to it.
The tourist industry in Cuba has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic and the United States’ economic, financial and commercial blockade, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.
More and more US transnationals have opened up in Mexico over the past few decades, taking advantage of unfair trade agreements, super-exploitative labour conditions and cheap utilities, reports Tamara Pearson.
Indigenous peoples are mobilising in huge numbers against a proposal to open up their lands to mining and agribusiness, reports Felipe Goldman Irony.
The primary inspiration for The Red Deal was the People’s Agreement of Cochabamba, adopted at the World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth in 2010, writes Simon Butler.
Alex Salmon reviews a new book on the radical activism of Black and migrant communities in Los Angeles between 1960 and 1973, who fought against racism, oppression and poverty.
United States president Joe Biden has imposed further sanctions on Cuba — targetting two leaders of the Cuban national police as well as the organisation as a whole, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.
The Cuban government gave the green light, on August 6, for the creation of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs), reports Ian Ellis-Jones.
Multinational beverage companies have been profiting off Mexico's precious drinking water resources for decades, while local communities have gone without. But communities in the state of Puebla have had enough, reports Tamara Pearson.