Seventy-eight percent of Chileans voted “Sí” on October 25 for a new constitution, paving the way for a new era in the country’s history, writes Alan MacLeod.
Latin America & the Caribbean
Green Left sits down with Federico Fuentes to discuss the Bolivian elections, the role and character of the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) and why the coup was defeated.
Extractivist capitalism has uses the state and its idea of “progress” to justify jailing Mapuche defenders of the land, writes Daniel Minchekewün.
This month marked two and a half years since the assassination of Brazilian socialist councillor Marielle Franco. Green Left spoke to Andre Mozor about the campaign demanding justice for Marielle and Brazil’s worsening political and health crisis.
Bolivians have overwhelmingly voted the left-wing Movement Toward Socialism (MAS) back into office in a resounding reversal of last year’s coup, writes Federico Fuentes.
October 18 marked one year of mass protests for systemic change in Chile, and one year of brutal repression, writes Sandra Cuffe.
Venezuela is no stranger to protests. But, unlike other recent protests, today the country is witnessing a wave of "protests of the poor" driven by the difficult situation people face, reports Federico Fuentes.
The England and Wales Court of Appeal has overturned a court decision that denied the Venezuelan government access to its gold stored in the Bank of London, write Vijay Prashad and Carmen Navas Reyes.
Thousands of Honduran migrants and refugees have been beaten, arrested, threatened with prison and deported, as they tried to make their way through the closed borders of Guatemala and Mexico, reports Tamara Pearson.
Just weeks out from the October 18 elections, Bolivia’s coup government is again in crisis after the departure of three ministers over an attempt to privatise an electricity company, writes Federico Fuentes.