Israel Dutra, of the Brazilian Socialist Left Movement within the Socialism and Liberty Party, speaks to Federico Fuentes about Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s peace proposal for the war in Ukraine.
Latin America & the Caribbean
Title 42 of the United States’ immigration law expired on May 11, but refugees and migrants will notice little difference, writes Malik Miah.
Chile witnessed a significant triumph for the far right in its constitutional elections on May 7, which has never been seen before in its contemporary political history, reports Hugo Guzmán.
Title 42 ends today at midnight, but the United States-led war on refugees will continue, as the policies that are replacing Title 42 are in many ways, much worse, writes Tamara Pearson.
This year’s May Day celebration in Cuba was interrupted by severe storms that knocked out electricity in much of the country, but this didn't dampen the spirits of more than 150 activists from the United States visiting on a solidarity delegation, reports Walter Smolarek.
The remarkable and outstanding Harry Belafonte died on April 25 at the age of 96. He lived a full life as a political activist and encouraged young people to be more angry and rebellious, writes Malik Miah.
Chilean president Gabriel Boric has announced his plan to nationalise the country’s lithium industry to boost the economy and protect the environment, reports People's Dispatch.
The world’s top four cruise companies have recently lodged appeals against a December 2022 decision by a United States federal judge who held them financially liable for nearly US$451 million for using docks nationalised in the Cuban Revolution, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.
Richard Gott's 2011 book focuses on the revolutionaries and rebels who stood up to the British Empire. Alex Salmon reviews.
The Australian government should re-consider its confused policy towards Venezuela and once again recognise the elected government of President Nicolas Maduro, writes Chris Slee.
As a houngan (male priest in Haitian voodoo), Haitian recording and performing artist Erol Josué is a healer. He spoke following the release of his new album, Pelerinaj (Pilgrimage).
Probably because it doesn’t fit into their narrative of Cuba as a dictatorship, almost no mainstream media covered the recent elections in Cuba, reports Excluded Headlines.
Miguel Lawner — architect and former political prisoner — speaks to Taroa Zúñiga Silva about how Salvador Allende’s government improved the lives of Chileans in its first year.
Peoples Dispatch / Globetrotter News Service reports that the leaders of 11 Latin American and Caribbean countries took part in a virtual summit against inflation, on April 5, called by Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO).
The governments of Argentine President Alberto Fernández and Brazilian President Luiz Inácio “Lula” da Silva have officially rejoined the Union of South American Nations, reports Peoples Dispatch/Globetrotter News Service.
Peru withdrew its ambassador from Colombia following statements from Colombian President Gustavo Petro in support of ousted Peruvian President Pedro Castillo, reports Peoples Dispatch.