While helicopters flew overhead, members of Peru’s national army shot down civilians with live bullets in the outskirts of the city of Ayacucho on December 15, reports Zoe Alexandra.
Latin America & the Caribbean
Massive protests continue in Peru in a widespread rejection of the right-wing coup against President Pedro Castillo on December 7, reports Ana Zorita.
Protesters rallied outside the Peruvian Consulate in Sydney to demand an end to the killings in Peru following Pedro Castillo's arrest. Jim McIlroy reports.
Right-wing groups are leading violent protests in Bolivia. Juana Maldonado asks Australians to stand in solidarity with the Bolivian government and its people.
Peruvian President Pedro Castillo has been impeached by right-wing forces in Congress, the final act in a 17-month-long destabilisation campaign, reports Ana Zorita.
Pablo Stefanoni, editor of the progressive Latin American magazine Nueva Sociedad discusses the situation in South America after the left’s victory in Brazil.
Journalists, political parties and movements from Latin American and African countries condemned the invading Turkish state's attacks on North and East Syria (Rojava) and called for action, reports ANF English.
Latin American leaders use COP27 in Egypt to highlight the global capitalist system as the cause of the climate crisis and demand that rich countries take meaningful action, reports Ben Radford.
Trade unions across Latin America have expressed solidarity with Bolivia in the face of right-wing destabilisation attempts in Santa Cruz, reports Ana Zorita.
The Honduran army and national police converged on a Garífuna community in Punta Gorda — on the island of Roatán — on November 7, violently evicting residents, reports Ana Zorita.
Solidarity activists in Sydney have denounced the campaign of violence and destabilisation against Bolivia's democratically elected government, reports Ana Zorita and Susan Price.
For the 30th year in a row, the United Nations General Assembly overwhelmingly condemned the United States’ embargo on Cuba and called on Washington to end its wide-ranging punitive sanctions, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.
United States Ambassador to Honduras Laura Dogu was summoned by Honduran foreign minister Enrique Reina on October 31 for meddling in the country’s internal affairs, writes Ana Zorita.
The key to defending Luiz Inacio "Lula" da Silva's government and ensuring progress will be the revitalisation of the popular organisations and indigenous and labour movements, argues Dave Kellaway.
Thousands took to the streets to celebrate as Workers’ Party candidate Luiz Inacio "Lula" da Silva defeated Jair Bolsonaro in one the most crucial elections in Brazil’s history, reports People's Dispatch.
Barry Healy reviews an inspiring new history of the 1960's New York Puerto Rican radicals, the Young Lords, who challenged those in power to attend to people's suffering in East Harlem.